Rick A. Kathuria, PMP, CMC, P. Eng Director, Project Management Office and Legal Logistics

Speaks:  English

Primary phone: +1 416-814-5613

Fax: +1 416-862-7661

Email: rick.kathuria@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Toronto

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Rick A. Kathuria, PMP, CMC, P. Eng

Rick Kathuria is Director, Project Management Office and Legal Logistics at Gowling WLG. In this role, he leads the firm’s business transformation agenda and legal project management strategy, applying process optimization and project management principles to the delivery of sophisticated legal services.

As a certified project management professional (PMP), certified management consultant (CMC) and professional engineer (P.Eng.), Rick has over 15 years of experience working on large international projects at top-tier consulting firms. A noted authority on legal project management, (LPM), he co-authored the book Project Management for Lawyers (Ark Group, 2011).

He is also a founding member and sat on the executive committee of the Project Management Institute’s LPM initiative, promoting the education and adoption of LPM around the world.  

Rick is currently a sessional professor at the University of Calgary’s Law School where he teaches Legal Project Management to the next generation of lawyers. He is also a professor at Queen's University Faculty of Law.

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      University of Waterloo - BASc., Electrical Engineering


  • Association of Professional Engineers Ontario
  • Canadian Association of Management Consultants
  • Project Management Institute