Aidan Fishman is an associate in the Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and is a member of the Insurance and Tort Liability Group. Aidan returned to BLG after articling with the firm.
Prior to receiving his Juris Doctor in 2018 from the University of Toronto, Aidan graduated with a Masters of Arts, magna cum laude in Diplomacy from the Interdisciplinary Centre of Herzliya, and an Honours BA in International Relations from the University of Toronto.
As a student, Aidan served as the National Director of the League for Human Rights of B’nai Brith Canada, where he directed the advocacy efforts of Canada’s oldest national Jewish organization. He also served as a Fellowship Co-Chair and Summer Intern at the Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee.
Aidan was elected as a Student Representative to the Governing Council of the University of Toronto for four terms, where he participated in the budget approval process and judged student disciplinary cases on the Academic Appeals Committee and the Executive Committee.
Aidan is fluent in Hebrew and has intermediate knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic and French.
Advised the Canadian Coalition Against Terror, 2019
Gale Cup Moot, 2017
University of Toronto Students' Union, 2016-2018
University of Toronto Governing Council, 2012-2014 and 2016-2018
Cassels Brock Cup (Baby Gale) Mooting Competition, 2016
Students' Law Society, 2015-2016
Bar Admission & Education
M.A. (Magna Cum Laude) in Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution,
Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, 2015
B.A. (Hons.) in International Relations and Near and Middle Eastern Studies,
University of Toronto, 2014