WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - April 14, 2011) - The partners of Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) congratulate Sacha R. Paul, Jeffrey D. Pniowsky, Andrew L. Thompson, and Jonathan M. Woolley on their admission to partnership.

Don Douglas, TDS CEO and Managing Partner said, "We are very pleased to announce that Sacha, Jeff, Andrew and Jon have accepted our invitation to join the Partnership". Douglas added, "These four lawyers will continue to be a tremendous asset to our clients, their practice groups and the entire firm."

Sacha's practice is focused primarily on Aboriginal law, with an emphasis on business development on Aboriginal territory. His practice also includes civil litigation, insurance, and administrative law.

Jeff focuses his practice in the areas of tax litigation and dispute resolution in the tax audit and appeals process, tax advisory services, and complex commercial litigation.

Andrew's practice is concentrated in the area of general corporate and commercial law with an emphasis on securities law. He has also incorporated his musical background into his legal practice with work in the field of entertainment law.

Jon's practice is largely focused on construction law, providing litigation, dispute resolution and advisory services. Jon also maintains a civil litigation practice with an emphasis on commercial litigation.


Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) is a leading Canadian law firm for business, employment, advocacy and dispute resolution, with more than 120 years of history providing legal services to its clients locally, nationally and internationally. The full-service firm's seventy-four lawyers cover over 20 areas of practice and offer services in six languages including English, French, Spanish, Russian, Italian and Portuguese. TDS is one of the founding members of Lex Mundi, the world's foremost association of independent law firms.

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Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
Donald G. Douglas
CEO and Managing Partner