Lexpert®, Canada's leading source of news and information about the business of law, has recognized Elmer J. Gomes as another TDS rising star. Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP congratulates Elmer Gomes on being named one of Lexpert's Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 in Canada. Elmer is a partner who shines in the areas of business law with a focus on property and development, commercial lending and agri-business.
Donald Douglas, TDS CEO and Managing Partner says, "We have always recognized that TDS has some of the most talented leading lawyers in Canada and now this is confirmed again by Lexpert, a nationally respected organization in the legal profession."
This marks the fifth time a TDS lawyer has received this accolade in recent years. In 2007, Keith D. LaBossiere was honoured and in 2008, Leilani J. Kagan received this recognition. In 2009 Shane I. Perlmutter was also named as a rising star, along with Lisa J. Stiver in 2011 . In 2011 Mr. Perlmutter was appointed a judge of the Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench.
The Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 will be featured in the November/December issue of Lexpert magazine.