Assistant Professor of Law
LL.B., Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
LL.M., PUC University, at Sao Paulo, Brazil
Ph.D., PUC University, at Sao Paulo, Brazil
S.J.D., University of Pennsylvania
Before joining the University of Houston Law Center, Professor Gidi taught for two years at the University of Detroit Mercy and for several years as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He also had extensive academic experience in the US, Brazil, Italy, and France.
Gidi served for several years as the Associate Reporter and Secretary to the American Law Institute / UNIDROIT project on Principles and Rules of Transnational Civil Procedure, a project geared to producing a uniform code of civil procedure for international litigation and arbitration. He also served as a Co-Reporter in a project sponsored by the Ibero-American Institute of Civil Procedure to create a Model Class Actions Code for Latin America.
Gidi has written books in Portuguese and Spanish and a number of articles in English and in other languages as well. He speaks Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, and English, and has working knowledge of French.
Comparative Civil Procedure