Jacob Axelrod


Jake joined Nugent Law Office in 2015, shortly after graduating from law school at the University of Victoria. He was called to the Alberta bar in 2016. Jake acts for unions and employees on a wide range of labour and employment law matters. He has experience dealing with wrongful dismissals, collective agreement disputes, human rights violations, disability benefits disputes, union certification applications, and many other workplace issues. Jake has appeared before labour arbitrators, the Alberta Labour Relations Board, all levels of Court in Alberta, as well as other adjudicative bodies. He has also served as a union nominee on labour arbitration and interest arbitration boards.

Outside of work, Jake plays tennis, squash and Ultimate frisbee. He is an avid fan of most professional sports. He also enjoys hiking, and considers himself a film buff.