Adrian D. Jakibchuk focuses his practice on the representation of management across a broad spectrum of employment and labour law matters. He regularly advises and represents clients in matters concerning:

  • Wrongful and constructive dismissal litigation
  • Human rights
  • Employment standards
  • Drafting employment contracts, handbooks, policies and procedures
  • Grievance and interest arbitration
  • Collective agreement negotiation and administration
  • Labor board applications, such as certification and decertification, sale of business, unfair labor practices
  • Union avoidance

Adrian frequently appears before the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and labor arbitrators and mediators. He has written several articles published in leading employment law publications and has presented on various topics in the fields of labor and employment law, including a 10-week course on "Managing Risk in Construction" for the Construction Institute of Canada. 

Prior to joining Littler, Adrian practiced law at a large, full-service law firm in Toronto as chair of the Employment and Labour Group.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Canadian Bar Association


Ontario Bar Association


Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association


Ukrainian Canadian Professional and Business Association of Toronto


Named, Dean's List

Ivey School of Business

Recipient, Ivey Faculty Association Scholarship

Ivey Business School

Books & Book Chapters

  • Just Cause Dismissals in Canadian Employment Law: Recent Developments, New Perspectives on Canadian Employment Law, LexisNexis, Chapter 3, chapter co-authors: G. Vassos and R. Ai, 2014


  • J.D., University of Toronto, 2005
  • H.B.A., Ivey Business School, 2002With Distinction


  • English
  • French
  • Ukrainian

Bar Admission

Ontario, Canada


  • Ontario Divisional Court
  • Ontario Superior Court