Aji Abiedu is a civil litigation attorney representing clients in a variety of litigation matters. Her practice is divided between, professional liability defense, with particular emphasis in defending lawyers and law firms against claims of professional negligence, personal injury, products liability, consumer litigation and healthcare law.

Professional Background

Ms. Abiedu joined Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP in June 2012. Previously, she was a law clerk with the firm.

During law school, Ms. Abiedu studied International Law at University College London, where she received the International Information Technology Law CALI Award.  Ms. Abiedu was also a member of the Black Law Students Association.

Prior to her legal career, Ms. Abiedu worked as an assistant to Dr. Linda A. Smith, organizer of the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) Freedom Schools Program for the Los Angeles County Second District. Ms. Abiedu assisted Dr. Smith in opening five CDF Freedom Schools, focused on improving literacy.

In addition, Ms Abiedu also received training in pharmacy services from SA-VON Pharmacy and CVS Pharmacy.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of International Law, Member


In her free time, Aji enjoys traveling, running and horseback riding.


J.D., Southwestern University School of Law, 2010

B.A., Political Science, Whittier College, 2005