Leadership Team

QuisLex is led by executives whose careers have been at the intersection of law, quality, consulting, and information security for the greater part of two decades. Taking the professionalism, client focus, training practices, and ethics of top global legal departments and law firms, we have combined these attributes with process expertise and technological savvy to create a truly unique and unrivaled managed legal services provider.

Ram Vasudevan
Chief Executive Officer
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Sirisha Gummaregula
Chief Operating Officer
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Michel Sahyoun
Chief Technology Officer
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Jennifer Contegiacomo
Vice President and Chief of Staff
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Brian Corbin
Vice President, Legal Solutions and Operational Excellence
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Robert Coppola
Vice President, Legal Review Services
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Andy Banquer
Vice President, Corporate Solutions
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Aush Arsh
Vice President, Corporate Solutions
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Sailaja Meesaraganda
Vice President, Client Solutions
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Danielle Noonan
Associate Vice President, Legal Solutions
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Andrew Goodman
Associate Vice President, Legal Solutions
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Shanil Vitarana
Executive Director, Global M&A and Corporate Solutions
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Briana Hulet
Director, Legal Solutions
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Mark Wilcox
Global Vice President, Business Development
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Suzanne Ganier
Director, Legal Spend Solutions
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Julie Maeir
Director, Human Resources and Communications
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Ram Vasudevan

Chief Executive Officer

Ram has presided over QuisLex’s rapid growth since its inception and has over 25 years of experience providing high-quality services to his clients in a variety of settings. Prior to joining QuisLex, Ram spent eight years advising clients on corporate and M&A transactions with Skadden Arps and Sidley Austin in New York. Prior to joining Sidley, Ram worked as a Project Manager for a multi-national consulting company, managing projects for large financial services clients. Ram received his Master of Law from Columbia University School of Law, his MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University and his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Madras.

ram@quislex.com | +1646.472.5745

Sirisha Gummaregula

Chief Operating Officer

Sirisha has been advising boards of directors, corporate legal departments, and law firms on a variety of strategic matters for more than 20 years. As QuisLex’s Chief Operating Officer, she heads up teams of data analysts, Six Sigma black belts, process experts, statisticians, legal technologists and attorneys to design and implement tech-enabled and process based solutions to solve her client’s most pressing issues in litigation, corporate, compliance and legal spend. Sirisha specializes in using a data-driven, silo-busting approach in devising bespoke solutions for clients and has helped them achieve significant savings across various industries. Before joining QuisLex, she was the Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Quest Diagnostics where she was responsible for all corporate legal matters and Six Sigma, and spent nine years at Shearman & Sterling, where she advised clients on M&A and corporate finance transactions. Sirisha was named to the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center’s distinguished Women of Legal Tech list of 2020 and was selected by Corporate Counsel as an honoree in the 2020 Women, Influence & Power in Law Awards in the Leadership Awards: Innovative Leadership category. Sirisha is a lawyer by training, graduating from the University of Madras and Northwestern University School of Law.

Michel Sahyoun

Chief Technology Officer

Michel leads our technology, security and data protection efforts, and was instrumental in QuisLex being the first LPO to obtain internationally recognized certifications in those areas. Michel also leads our technology innovation group, utilizing cutting edge technology to provide optimized solutions for our clients. He has over 20 years of experience in risk management and in designing, building and deploying mission critical applications for Fortune 500 companies. Prior to joining QuisLex, he was Vice President and Senior Architect of Risk Management at JP Morgan Chase. Michel holds Masters of Engineering degrees in Computer Science and Operations Research from Columbia University.

Jennifer Contegiacomo

Vice President and Chief of Staff

Jennifer is an accomplished legal and business leader with over 25 years of experience in the legal industry gained at McDermott Will & Emery LLP as an associate, senior attorney, and counsel. She advised on countless matters, including M&A and corporate transactions, legal operations, and complex litigation.  Jennifer is a cum laude graduate of New York Law School, where she was an Articles Editor for the Law Review and an Executive Committee member of the Moot Court Association. She also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from S.U.N.Y., Fashion Institute of Technology.

 

jennifer.contegiacomo@quislex.com | 917.568.8326

Brian Corbin

Vice President, Legal Solutions and Operational Excellence

Based in Berlin, Germany, Brian brings to QuisLex nearly twenty years of experience in the legal industry, and works with clients across each of QuisLex’s service offerings. Most recently he served as Executive Director, Assistant General Counsel with JPMorgan Chase & Co., managing teams spread across four continents and overseeing a global partnership between lawyers, technologists, data analysts, law firms, and ALSPs to deliver enterprise-class software and legal automation solutions to the firm. While much of his time with JPMC was focused on discovery and litigation-related law, process, and technology, he also managed programs related to legal metrics, data privacy, contract lifecycle management, outside counsel management strategy, data analytics, and information governance, in addition to building and growing offshore legal teams in Argentina at the bank’s Buenos Aires Corporate Center. Prior to joining JPMC, Corbin oversaw the delivery of offshore services at a managed legal services firm in Bangalore, India, and before that practiced at the law firm of Covington & Burling LLP. He holds an MBA along with his J.D. and is licensed to practice law in Washington, D.C.; he is a Certified eDiscovery Specialist (CEDS) and Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP).

brian.corbin@quislex.com | +1 917 512 4445 x 1003

Robert Coppola

Vice President, Legal Review Services

At the intersection of law, business, and technology, Bobby Coppola, Vice President, Legal Services at QuisLex, is focused on adding value and delivering high quality legal services to clients in the most cost efficient manner. He leverages his unique skills and background to solve complex problems for companies and law firms globally. His responsibilities at QuisLex include operational oversight and execution, management of key client relationships, and driving strategic growth across QuisLex’s service lines. Bobby came to QuisLex after practicing law for over seven years at Quinn Emanuel and Gibson Dunn. Bobby is located in QuisLex’s New York City headquarters. He received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A. in Political Science from Williams College.

robert.coppola@quislex.com | +1.646.766.1054

Andy Banquer

Vice President, Corporate Solutions

Andy is a hands-on architect and implementer of managed contract solutions.  His team supports commercial practice and legal ops functions, which include high volume commercial contracts, data privacy, and compliance.  His team lays the foundation for improved cycle times, decreased costs, and consistent risk management.   These outcomes stem from strong client relationships; alternative-centric, contextually-sensitive playbooks; AI enablement; right-sourcing; and implementing work streams that prompt action and capture data used to measure overall performance.  Prior to joining the new law industry, Andy spent over 20 years in-house with the original Hewlett-Packard Company and then with Agilent Technologies, providing pragmatic counseling to business clients and managing global teams. Andy began his legal career at Thelen, Marrin in San Francisco after graduating from the University of Virginia School of Law. He still lives and works from the Bay Area. 

andrew.banquer@quislex.com | 415-941-6194

Aush Arsh

Vice President, Corporate Solutions

Aush helps clients design and build processes, templates and guidance documents and implement technology solutions for corporate projects. He oversees multiple projects involving contract review, drafting, analysis, negotiation and ongoing contract management support for clients across sectors. Aush completed his LL.B. degree from the University of Delhi and Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate Laws and Management from The Indian Law Institute, New Delhi. Aush is based in our Hyderabad operations center.

aush.a@quislex.net |

Sailaja Meesaraganda

Vice President, Client Solutions

Sailaja designs and builds workflows and project plans for QuisLex’s clients, and is responsible for ensuring project delivery in line with client requirements. She actively manages projects in a variety of areas, including contracts negotiation, contracts review and analysis, M&A due diligence, post-merger integration and legal research, and works with clients from a wide array of industries. Before joining QuisLex, Sailaja worked with a law firm handling IP related matters and practiced in the Delhi High Court. She received her LL.B. degree from Amity Law School, Delhi, where she graduated first in her class.

Danielle Noonan

Associate Vice President, Legal Solutions

Danielle is an Associate Vice President, Legal Services with over a decade of experience in executing all aspects of e-discovery reviews for global clients, including hundreds of financial services cases, as well as in consulting with in-house legal teams to streamline and standardize their protocols, processes, and guidelines for all stages of the EDRM cycle. She received her Juris Doctorate cum laude with a concentration in Intellectual Property from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and recently acquired an Advanced Masters of Law degree in Law and Digital Technologies from Leiden University in the Netherlands. Danielle joined QuisLex in 2010 after many years as an associate in the litigation department at Kaye Scholer LLP (now Arnold & Porter LLP) in New York. Danielle is based in our NY office.

Andrew Goodman

Associate Vice President, Legal Solutions

Andrew Goodman has over 20 years of experience actively managing and supervising large-scale, complex document reviews in numerous industries and practice areas. He has trained multiple large teams on document review and creating privilege logs, and is currently responsible for spearheading QuisLex’s litigation training programs. He also manages key aspects of QuisLex’s client and vendor relationships. Andrew frequently speaks on topics related to e-discovery and legal project management. He received his J.D. and M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis and earned a B.A. with honors from the University of Michigan.

Andrew.Goodman@quislex.com |

Shanil Vitarana

Executive Director, Global M&A and Corporate Solutions

Shanil brings to QuisLex more than 15 years of global in-house legal experience with Fortune 500 public companies and a leading sovereign wealth fund backed private company. He has led M&A, strategic investments and large commercial transactions in the US, as well as in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa while being based in Dubai, U.A.E for several years. Shanil will be managing and overseeing M&A and corporate solutions, and assisting with business development. He received his J.D from the University of Connecticut School of Law, LL.M from the University of Sydney Law School, and his B.A from Rutgers University - New Brunswick. 

shanil.vitarana@quislex.com |

Briana Hulet

Director, Legal Solutions

Focusing on providing the highest quality legal services, Briana Hulet, Director, Legal Solutions at QuisLex, has over 13 years of experience, beginning in the top ranks of Big Law, and focusing on commercial litigation, with an emphasis on financial, environmental, mass tort, labor and employment, and regulatory matters.  Briana manages and oversees matters involving multiple jurisdictions and across continents.  Her responsibilities include all areas of managed review operations as well as managing key client relationships.  She came to QuisLex after practicing law for over six years at Jones Day.  Briana is located in QuisLex’s New York City headquarters.  She received her J.D. from New York University School of Law and a B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science from the University of North Texas.

briana.hulet@quislex.com | +1.646.793.3407

Mark Wilcox

Global Vice President, Business Development

Mark Wilcox has spent over 35 years in sales leadership with the last 15 years in legal software and services.  Mark has worked in eDiscovery, Cybersecurity and compliance, with the last 3 years leading sales and marketing at QuisLex.  Client success and value is a core competency and passion.  Mark sees client relationships as the key driver to success and longevity in the field.  Mark has a BS in Communications from Oregon State University and has taught sales training, customer services support training and public speaking. 

 

mark.wilcox@quislex.com | 503-915-7801

Suzanne Ganier

Director, Legal Spend Solutions

Suzanne is a former practicing attorney who represented various insureds and worked for various insurance carriers. She has been working in Legal Operations and Spend Management since 2008, first as the head of Legal Operations for an insurance carrier and then as a consultant and head of Legal Bill Review and Program Director for companies in the alternative legal service provider space. Suzanne has a B.A. in Psychology from University of California, Santa Barbara, a J.D. from Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, and an Executive MBA from Quantic School of Business and Technology.

Suzanne.Ganier@quislex.com | +1.504.722.2962

Julie Maeir

Director, Human Resources and Communications

Ms. Maeir, a former practicing attorney specializing in the areas of insurance and reinsurance coverage, has over 18 years of legal recruiting and staffing experience, as well as in the areas of HR and business development.   Prior to joining QuisLex, Julie was Director of Attorney Placement and Marketing for a national legal staffing firm.  Julie manages QuisLex’s hiring and on-boarding of contract attorneys in the US in addition to handling HR, recruiting and marketing for the US-based QuisLex team.  She received her J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis and her B.A. in political science from the University of Illinois. 

julie.maeir@quislex.com | +1.312.257.3351