Wafeek Elafifi



Wafeek Elafifi is an associate in the Chicago office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. Wafeek was admitted to the Bar in 2018.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Wafeek began his career focusing on trial and litigation. As a result, Wafeek has extensive courtroom experience participating in hearings and assisting in trials. Wafeek has extensive litigation experience that includes presenting and taking witness depositions, drafting motions, complaints, and briefs. While general liability is his primary practice, Wafeek has additional experience litigating in a wide variety of practices including, Long-Term Care & Elder Law, COVID-19: Healthcare/Long-Term Care, Professional Liability, Medical Malpractice, Dram Shop and Liquor Liability, and Financial Exploitation and Abuse.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • General Liability


  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Arab American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association


Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2018

University of Illinois at Chicago

Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Economics, 2015