Assistant Professor

Jackman Law Building
Room J364
78 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5

Tel.: 416-978-4150

Abdi Aidid researches and teaches in the areas of civil procedure, torts, and law & technology. 

He received his B.A. from the University of Toronto, his J.D. from Yale Law School and his LL.M from the Faculty of Law. Professor Aidid previously practiced litigation and arbitration at Covington & Burling LLP in New York City and most recently served as the VP, Legal Research at Blue J, where he oversaw the development of machine learning-enabled research and analytics tools. 

Professor Aidid is a Faculty Affiliate at the Centre for Ethics and a member of the Ethics of AI Lab. Prior to joining the Faculty of Law full-time in 2021, he served as an Adjunct Professor. He can be reached at

LL.M, University of Toronto
J.D., Yale Law School
B.A., University of Toronto