Mike Ferrara is a legal technology expert with nearly two decades of experience advising organizations and legal departments through complex, effective digital transformation initiatives. Mr. Ferrara provides his clients with extensive domain expertise in legal technology and has led initiatives across information lifecycle management, knowledge management, information governance, privacy operations, risk management, innovation and strategic technology implementations for many of the world’s largest legal departments.
Mr. Ferrara has led current state assessments, guided future state roadmaps and architected technical solutions for clients including Fortune 100 corporate law departments, AmLaw 200 law firms and federal and state governments. He partners with his clients to improve operational effectiveness through the adoption of modern technology. He has subject matter expertise on a multitude of legal platforms and applications, as well as hands-on experience implementing these technologies in complex environments.
Prior to joining FTI Technology, Mr. Ferrara was part of a leadership team responsible for developing and growing a new legal technology and legal operations transformation practice at Deloitte Tax. He co-developed the practice’s first point of view on digital transformation for the legal function and supported adjacent offerings including information governance, document management, privacy and intelligent automation. He was also previously a senior leader at Kroll, within a technology consulting practice dedicated to providing information governance solutions to Global 1000 corporations and AmLaw 200 law firms.
Mr. Ferrara has been recognized as a Cloud Pioneer and Innovator Award recipient from iManage and a Top 50 Innovator in SharePoint by KnowledgeLake and Global360. He is a regular speaker at industry events.
- Led workstreams for a global Fortune 50 life sciences company to transform legal, privacy and compliance operations using reimagined strategies for technology and process automation
- Developed and oversaw the legal intake strategy and platform selection for a Fortune 500 internet company that led to a pilot launch of a new enterprise-wide system