Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS Law) Celebrates 125 Years in the Community

In 1887, construction of the Eiffel Tower started in Paris, Queen Victoria celebrated her Golden Jubilee in London and two lawyers from Winnipeg founded the law firm that is now known as Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP. To help mark the firm’s 125th anniversary, the partners have had a short history prepared based on biographies of notable firm members. It includes photographs of many of these lawyers, as well as extracts, photographs and captions from newspapers reporting on matters in which the firm was involved.

published 09/26/2012

In 1887, construction of the Eiffel Tower started in Paris, Queen Victoria celebrated her Golden Jubilee in London and two lawyers from Winnipeg founded the law firm that is now known as Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP. To help mark the firm’s 125th anniversary, the partners have had a short history prepared based on biographies of notable firm members. It includes photographs of many of these lawyers, as well as extracts, photographs and captions from newspapers reporting on matters in which the firm was involved.


TDS Law has launched a website at www.tdslaw.com/125 which includes a link to the firm history. In addition to the historical record, the website will feature a series of videos narrated by TDS Law Managing Partner and CEO Don Douglas. These videos will also be displayed on the firm’s YouTube channel LegalWinnipeg. Historical facts and topics of interest will be highlighted on the firm’s Twitter site and on the firm’s Facebook page using the “timeline” feature.