Wafeek Elafifi is an associate with our firm, and focuses his practice on litigation, alternate dispute resolution, and arbitration.

Wafeek has extensive experience litigating personal injury and wrongful death matters throughout the United States. In addition to litigating matters, Wafeek has experience advising clients in commercial and contractual disputes involving the shipping, maritime, and logistics & transport sectors.

Wafeek graduated with a Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago in May 2018. He is currently admitted as an attorney of the Illinois State Bar, and the US District Court of the Northern District of Illinois.

Wafeek works in English and has an intermediate knowledge of Arabic.

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Professional Experience

  • Associate,  Floyd Zadkovich , Chicago/USA (since February 2023)
  • Associate, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, Chicago, Illinois/USA (2021-2023)
  • Associate, Levin & Perconti, Chicago, Illinois/USA (2018-2021)
  • Clerkship, Levin & Perconti, Chicago, Illinois/USA (2017-2018)
  • Externship, Honorable Justice Nathaniel R. Howse, Illinois Appellate Court, First District Court (Summer 2016)


  • Juris Doctor (cum laude), Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois/USA (2018)
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois/USA (2015)