Sophie PurnellCalin Yablonski2020-11-04T17:42:38+00:00
Sophie is a lawyer in the firm’s Calgary office. She practices primarily in the areas of workplace law, including wrongful dismissal, workplace harassment, severance review, human rights issues, non-competition, and non-solicitation agreements as well as other employment matters.
Prior to joining Taylor Janis LLP, Sophie worked for a prominent Calgary law firm. Sophie’s experience and interest in employment law began prior to law school. Before obtaining her law degree from the University of Calgary, Sophie worked in human resources in the oil and gas industry. Sophie also worked for the Alberta Human Rights Commission and clerked for the Provincial Court of Alberta in Calgary. In law school, Sophie volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada and assisted clients with human rights issues in the context of employment and tenancy matters.
Sophie understands how emotionally challenging employment disputes can be. She aims to develop practical, cost-effective, and sensible solutions for her clients. Sophie also provides legal services in French.