Building Expert Witnesses

Building expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on building. The building expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction, Construction Defects, and Structural Engineering.

Sanford Kaminsky, AIA, NCARB

m2e Consulting Engineers

Miami - Coral Gables, Florida
Architecture, Construction Defects - Standard of Care, Failure Analysis, Construction Documents, Defect, Change Order, Building, Design, Condominium, Hospitality, Casino, gaming, Code Compliance, Contract Document, Field Management, Contract Administration, Commercial, Highrise, Retail, Hotel, Condo-Hotel, Institutional and Industrial.
Member of The American Institute Of Architects, and Nationally Board Certified, With Over Forty Years Of Experience. Multi-Billion Dollars of Experience Both Designed and Constructed. Skills Include All Facets of Architectural Practice, Including Condominium Defect Mitigation That Would Dismantle A Class Action Lawsuit. Worldwide Project Experience Includes Retail, Office, Hotel, Institutional, Aerospace and Mixed-Use. Deposed On Standard Of Care, AHCA Regulations Regarding The Design Of A Class III Operating Room, And A Wrongful Death Based On My OSHA Certification. 40+ years experience in construction defect litigation support and expert witness services for both plaintiff and defense attorneys. Experienced in field investigations, Failure Analysis water intrusion analysis, specialty construction methods, development of repair methodologies and de-watering techniques, trial preparation and expert witness testimony. Projects include commercial and high rise in California, Nevada, ...


Houston, Texas
Construction, Construction Defects - Construction Defects, Repair Cost Estimates, Roof and flashing failures, Duty of Care, Damage causation, Code compliance, Project Management, Materials and Methods, Building, Remodeling, Performance standards, cost estimating, Construction Performance Standards, New Construction, Water Damage
Mr. Dan Bawden has an outstanding reputation for winning cases, and over 45 years of residential construction experience. He possesses a unique combination of being a practicing attorney and an accomplished, award-winning builder/remodeler with numerous professional certifications in construction. This makes him a highly credible witness in all facets of residential and light commercial construction. Just as importantly, Mr. Bawden has a musical theatre background, so he thinks fast on his feet, is a clear and charming communicator, and understands the legal aspects of litigation better than other construction experts. Mr. Bawden helped write the NAHB "Residential Construction Performance Guidelines" (6th edition, published August 24, 2022) which is a nationally recognized source for construction performance standards. With experience assisting both homeowners and builders, Mr. Bawden is very effective an excellent and clear communicator, extremely likable and effective befo...

Amy Patrick, PE

Apollo BBC, Inc.

Houston, Texas
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - Engineering Design, Consulting Engineering, Structural Analysis, Infrastructure, Concrete, Steel Structures, Engineering, Construction, Grading, Drainage, Steel, Concrete, Foundation, Brick, Building, Structure, Frame, Masonry, Flooding, Flood, Damage, Pool, Leaking, Roof, EIFS, Stucco
Ms. Patrick is a Technical Consultant at Apollo BBC and a licensed professional engineer with over 15 years of experience. Ms. Patrick has a background in structural and civil engineering, including civil site development, structural design, structural forensics, highway and associated structure analysis and evaluation, retaining wall evaluation, flood mitigation and floodproofing, building envelope consulting, and finite element analysis of structural systems. Amy is a licensed professional engineer in Texas and California and has been an adjunct professor at the University of Houston-Downtown's Structural Analysis and Design program since 2013. She is an experienced expert witness in construction defect litigation.