Mohammad H. Fadel

  • Professor, University of Toronto Faculty of Law

Mohammad H. Fadel is a professor at the faculty of law at University of Toronto Faculty of Law, which he joined in January 2006. Fadel wrote his Ph.D. dissertation on legal process in medieval Islamic law while at the University of Chicago. He recieved his B.A. from the University of Virginia College of Arts & Sciences and received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. He was admitted to the Bar of New York in 2000 and practiced law with the firm of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York, New York, where he worked on a wide variety of corporate finance transactions and securities-related regulatory investigations.

Fadel also served as a law clerk to Judge Paul V. Niemeyer of the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and Judge Anthony A. Alaimo of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. He has published numerous articles in Islamic legal history and Islam and liberalism.

 

Education

  • J.D.
    University of Virginia School of Law
    1999
  • Ph.D.
    University of Chicago
    1995
  • B.A.
    University of Virginia
    1988