FTI Consulting hires legal tech expert Mike Ferrara

25 October 2023 Consulting.us 2 min. read
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FTI Consulting has hired Mike Ferrara as a managing director focusing on legal technology consulting.

Based in Miami, Ferrara brings nearly two decade of experience advising law firms and legal departments on digital transformation initiatives. He has led current state assessments and future state roadmaps and built technical solutions for Fortune 100 corporate law departments, Am Law 200 law firms, and federal and state governments.

Ferrara has expertise across information lifecycle management, knowledge management, information governance, privacy operations, risk management, innovation, and strategic technology implementations.https://www.istockphoto.com/nl/foto/iconische-laks-los-angeles-international-airport-teken-bij-nacht-gm850643974-139729333?phrase=LAX+airportHe joins FTI from Deloitte, where he spent the last two years as a senior manager in the legal services business and was part of the leadership team responsible for building out the new practice.

Before that, Ferrara spent eight years at Kroll, where he was a director in the legal management consulting practice. Earlier in his career, he was a director in the information strategy and management practice of Hyperion Global Partners and a senior consultant at GDSI.

He has a juris master from Florida State University and a bachelor’s degree in management of information systems from Florida International University.

“Strategic, holistic, and measurable technology transformation is a key element of modernizing the legal department, and Mike’s expertise is directly aligned to leading clients in achieving that kind of impactful change,” said Wafik Guirgis, global co-lead of FTI Technology’s corporate legal department solutions. “He has deep experience with a multitude of legal platforms and products and understands how to best leverage tools across functions, which will be instrumental in meeting a wide range of both our corporate and law firm clients’ needs.”