Wafik Guirgis is a longtime expert in law department management and was an early leader in establishing the legal operations discipline. Mr. Guirgis has spent more than two decades helping corporate clients improve legal operations by developing long term strategic plans, evaluating technology and leading large-scale and complex solution implementations. He works with general counsel and legal operations leaders to best capitalize on the transformative aspects of legal operations technology implementations by helping set the stage for change and effective governance before and after implementation.
Mr. Guirgis has helped his clients optimize and automate business processes, structure effective program governance and plan for and execute on change management approaches to drive technology adoption. His expertise in leveraging and analyzing data supports clients in gaining a holistic view of their challenges and opportunities to make informed decisions.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Guirgis was a practice group leader at HBR Consulting, where he led both legal operations technology and contract lifecycle management service lines. He partnered with clients to develop legal technology strategy, solve technical, legal and business process issues. He has also held legal operations and leadership roles at PwC, Huron Consulting, Deloitte and Merrill Lynch.
Mr. Guirgis holds a B.B.A. in Computer Information Systems from Baruch College.