Andrea Williams is an e-discovery and legal services expert with more than 15 years of industry experience. Ms. Williams has worked with leading Canadian law firms, government agencies and corporate clients to respond to complex litigations, regulatory investigations and a range of large evidence management and litigation support projects. She is a seasoned business and operational leader with an extensive background in legal technology design and deployment, project management and service delivery.
Ms. Williams has led high-performance teams dedicated to the timely and cost-effective provision of professional services and technical solutions for clients at every stage of the EDRM. Her representative experience spans industries including construction, financial services, utilities, oil and gas and technology, in support of responding to a variety of legal events including commercial litigation, arbitrations and regulatory responses. Through her diverse background and experience, she is adept in leading client project teams in the solution design and fulfillment of complex, large-scale and time-critical end-to-end e-discovery engagements. She is skilled at balancing the multiple stakeholders needs for technology, strategy and budget.
Prior to joining FTI Technology, Ms. Williams spent more than 16 years at Ricoh eDiscovery (formerly Commonwealth Legal) in Canada, where she held senior management and Vice President roles responsible for technical services, technology and emerging solutions. She integrated a strong collaborative and entrepreneurial approach among her teams and demonstrated deep commitment to the ongoing expansion of the organization’s solution offerings. She led efforts to introduce leading technology and analytics capabilities and workflows to enable clients to manage large matters and data sets efficiently and defensibly.