Mohamed El Rashidy obtained his Honors Bachelor degree from the University of Toronto. Later, he received his Juris Doctor from the University of Manitoba. He studied law abroad in multiple programs and countries and competed in the United States as a moot trial champion. As well, Mohamed summered and articled at a prominent full service Bay Street firm.
Mohamed is a passionate volunteer with national organizations which focus on human rights and civil liberties. As a result, he held several leadership positions over the past decade that enabled him to advocate for vulnerable communities and individuals throughout Canada. His creative approach to his work has led to great success both in and out of courtrooms. Mohamed has worked on cases that were before the Provincial and Superior courts in Ontario, Ontario Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada. He was also a regular analyst on CBC’s Power and Politics for over five years and appears frequently on other television and radio shows.
Mohamed El Rashidy is currently a legal advisor to several organizations. He served on Ontario’s anti-racism directorate. Also, Mohamed is the first lawyer in Canada to bring a constitutional challenge against Bill C-51 in the R. v. F.A. case.
He is an avid fitness and sports fan with particular emphasis on soccer, which culminated in his naming his son after his favorite soccer player.
- Canadian Bar Association
- Criminal Lawyer’s Association
- Ontario Trial Lawyer’s Association
- American Bar Association
- Ontario Bar Association
- Manitoba Bar Association
- Ontario Soccer Association
- The Advocates’ Society
- Canadian Muslim Lawyer Association (CMLA)
- Canadian Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
- Canadian Arab Federation (CAF)
*Rashidy & Associates is a separate law firm from The EH Law Firm LLP. The “Of Counsel” title is used to refer to the relationship between the two firms and their attorneys in jointly representing certain shared clients on certain matters. Rashidy & Associates is not an employee or lawyer of The EH Law Firm LLP.