Project Management Expert Witnesses

Project management 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 project management. The project management expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction, Construction Defects, Construction Engineering, Energy, Engineering, Failure Analysis, Information Technology, Management, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Property Management, Real Estate, and Statistics.

Richard W Brand, AIA, NCARB, CPM, PMP, DBIA

Santa Monica, California
Architecture, Construction - Project Management, Program Management, Construction Management Standard of Care Failures, Construction Documents, Change Order, Design Coordination, Building Envelope Failure, Construction Defects, Architectural Professional Liability Failures, Water Intrusion, Construction Administration
Licensed Architect in California and Utah with over 40 years of experience in the field of Architecture and Construction Management and was responsible for managing multibillion-dollar, multi-site new construction and renovation projects throughout the United States. As an Expert Witness I have performed Standard of Care analysis of Architects/Engineer and Project Management Performance Reviews in Architect/Engineer negligence claims. Investigated Construction defects, Contractor Non-Compliance, and Owner Payment / Change Order Delay Claims. As the Principal Project Director / Design & Construction Training & Construction Lead for the second largest K-12 school district in the country and their $35 billion construction bond program that included developing new Policies and Procedures RFQs, RFPs, Bid Award, Contract Execution, Construction Management, Constructability Reviews, Owner Move-in and Project Closeout for general construction contracts including Design Bid Build, Design...

David L Saldivar CRE Property Management

San Francisco, California
Property Management, Real Estate - Leasing, Asset Management, Brokerage, Project Management, RRP Management
I have a lifetime of experience in real estate management, brokerage and development. During my career, I have personally managed over 1,500 residential and commercial units. After owning and running a full service real estate company until 2010, I decided to focus on expert witness work while continuing to run a boutique property management firm doing direct management for appoximately 100 units and asset management for a portfolio of over 1,200 units. I also continue to run a mortage banking division under my California real estate broker license, and advise my long term clients on development projects, acquisitions , sales and property management. I am a past-president of the San Francisco chapters of the CCIM Institute, the Institute of Real Estate Management, the Bay Area Mortgage Association and the Forensic Expert Witness Association. I have been retained as an expert on approximately 250 cases.

Philip S Simmons, Esq. The Simmons Group, Inc.

Culver City, California
Real Estate, Management - Land Use, Entitlements, Due Diligence, Contracts, General Real Estate, Mixed-Use, Urban Infill, Subdivisions, Development, Real Estate Acquisition, Partnerships, Project Management, Disposition, Brokerage, Consulting.
Offering over thirty-five years experience in successful private and corporate residential & mixed-use real estate acquisition, entitlement, investment, transaction and development operations. Specialization includes contracts and operations relating to land use, due diligence, major property entitlements, urban infill and subdivision development, project design, partnership structuring, marketing and disposition. Regularly provide pre-litigation consultation services, utilizing experience as development executive, land use attorney, and real estate broker in helping retaining counsel to evaluate claims and craft arguments. Offers assistance to companies and legal counsel in leading complex negotiations, managing development teams, reviewing and implementing ordinances, drafting agreements, structuring compliance, and directing teams of outside counsel.

John M Nicholson, PhD, MBA, PE Rationality Engineering Design Inc.

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Engineering, Statistics - False Claims Act, Radar Systems, Antennas, Electromagnetic Interference/jamming, Signal Processing, Systems Engineering, Project Management, Risk Management, Quality, Reliability, Digital Engineering, Government Contracting
Licensed Professional Engineer with 19 years of technical experience in multiple technical roles and disciplines. Work experience includes Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electromechanical Control Systems. Provides consulting services to companies functioning as Chief Engineer overseeing two customer projects involving twenty engineers and $8 million of project funding. Expert in engineering project failure root cause analysis. He is frequently assigned to struggling projects to diagnose, correct and resolve technical and managerial deficiencies. Teaches four Graduate engineering courses at University of Colorado and provides professional training in Systems Engineering, Radar System Engineering and Product Development. Specific areas of expertise include: • False Claims Act • Patent Infringement • Radar Systems • Signal Processing • Electromagnetic Interference/Jamming • Engineering process and development methods • Systems Engineering • ...

J. Wesley Wilson, Esq. Foundations IT, Inc.

Tampa, Florida
Information Technology, Management - Project management, executive leadership, IT best practices, retail operations, software and hardware implementations, software development, ERPs, project rescue, digital commerce
20+ years of experience architecting, developing, and implementing large scale software and hardware technology projects in roles from hands on software developer to Executive leadership. Expertise with all aspects of Information Technology operations including RFPs, Networks, Digital Commerce, Helpdesks, Operations, Support, Software Development, Architecture, and Strategy. I have a Bachelors Computer Science, a Juris Doctorate, and will complete Harvard Business Schools Certificate of Management Excellence in 2021. My work has focused predominately on the retail sector with some experience in financial services and manufacturing. My services have been with companies from the startup stage through mature companies in the $4B revenue range. Point of Sale systems, ERPs, Merchandising, Inventory, Digital Commerce, etc. I offer expert witness services in the areas of technology project management, retail operations/industry, Information Technology department operations, and ...

Roger R. Machut, P.E., LEED AP Solution Engineering Group

Montgomery, Illinois
Civil Engineering, Failure Analysis - Site and Land Development, Project Management, Utility Design, Surface and Groundwater Flooding, Roadway Design, Bituminous and Concrete Pavement Design, Stormwater Management, Runway Pavement Design, Slip and Fall Injuries, Root Cause Construction Failures, Lead, Asbestos, Mold, Radon
Roger Machut is a Senior Civil Engineering Expert for Solution Engineering Group. He consults on all aspects of roadway design, bituminous and concrete paving design, runway pavement design, stormwater management, utility design, site development, and surface and groundwater flooding. Mr. Machut has over 30 years of practical professional experience in civil engineering, in both design and construction applications. Combined with decades of holding positions of leadership in various organizations, Mr. Machut has developed a unique ability to express the complex in ways understandable to individual audiences, allow each group to take action or make a decision. As a solution creator, he equally identifies root causes of failures, inefficient methodologies, and unsustainable construction. Adding to his total professional credentials is the Mr. Machut’s 33 years of service in the United States Marine Corps, from which he retired as a Brigadier General. In addition to his extensi...

Lane A Feick, PE Owner Rep Consulting

Annapolis, Maryland
Construction, Construction Defects - Estimating,Project Management,Cost Control,Claims,Change Orders,Differing Site Conditions,Breaches of Contract,Leaks,Grading,Site Work,Scheduling,Critical Path
Oversight of daily field operations inclusive of coordinating subcontractors, suppliers and field employees, quality control, monitoring the project schedule and maintaining a safe workplace. Thirty (30+) years of construction management, general contracting, and bank inspection experience. Licensed Professional Engineer in Maryland, South Carolina, and North Carolina.

Philip Isaak, PE, P.Eng., DCDC, RCDD, SMIEEE Isaak Technologies, Inc.

Victoria, Minnesota
Information Technology, Telecommunications - Cloud Computing, Computer, Construction Claims, Contracts, Data Center, Engineering, Fiber Optic, Forensic Engineering, Internet, Intellectual Property, Life Safety, Network, Operations, Outsourcing, Project Management, Service Level Agreement, Systems Implementation, Telecom, Trade Secret
Professional Engineer, Certified Data Center Design Consultant & Registered Communications Distribution Designer with 20+ years as a design & operations consultant & training provider with a focus in the data center, telecommunications & networking industries. International expertise in 28 countries across 6 continents, encompassing data center facilities, power, cooling, networking infrastructure, fiber optic & copper network cabling, IT & Telecom systems and services, implementing enterprise, colocation & cloud service strategies. Publications & Awards ♦ANSI/BICSI 002, Data Center Design & Implementation Best Practices Standard, Author/Editor ♦ANSI/BICSI 009, Data Center Operations Standard, Chair/Author/Editor ♦Data Center Handbook, Wiley Publishing One of 50 Subject Matter Experts from around the world that authored the content, providing the fundamentals, technologies, and best practices in designing, constructing & managing mission critical, energy efficient data centers. ...

Michael G. Nelson Anez Consulting, Inc.

Willmar, Minnesota
Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering - drainage, hydrology, hydraulics, project management, construction management, design, specifications, materials testing, construction, staking, failures, Construction Management Issues, Construction Design Failures, Excavation and Embankment, pipe installation.
Michael Nelson is a Civil Engineer for Anez Consulting, Inc. He consults on all aspects of construction management and design; Utility rehabilitation, design, and construction, highway rehabilitation and construction; highway/roadway design; and conducts expert inspections for roadway, pipe infrastructure, storm water, and construction matters. Some practice areas include pipe design, hydrology, excavation and embankment, bituminous and concrete pavement, and drainage, Mr. Nelson has over thirty years of experience with construction management, project management, field inspections, materials testing, and engineering design. Leveraging his experiences, he is capable of reviewing projects that encompass complex technical issues with the goal of determining why an event happened the way it did. Michael is skillful about communicating with people who come from different backgrounds and technical competencies. He excels in making complex subjects understandable to a non-technical aud...

Joel A Paulsen, PE Paulsen Engineering

MOORHEAD, Minnesota
Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering - P3, Floodplain, Flood Control, Program Management, Project Management, Water, Drainage, Highway, Street, Sewer, Storm Sewer, Dispute Resolution, Contract Dispute, Flooding, Environmental Mitigation, Permit Compliance, Construction permitting
Seasoned Executive Director and Civil Engineer with over 20 years of comprehensive experience in managing large-scale infrastructure projects in the public and private sectors. Recognized for pioneering the Metro Flood Diversion Authority, overseeing the first and largest split-delivery P3 project in collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which brought about innovative flood control solutions and substantial cost and time savings. Demonstrated success in securing significant federal and state funding, achieving record-low financing rates, and negotiating pivotal legal settlements to drive project progress. Expert in sustainable practice integration, such as implementing biofuel usage in construction, which marked a national first. Highly adept in technical design and project management across various civil engineering disciplines including water distribution, sanitary systems, and storm sewer management. My career is distinguished by my commitment to achieving project ...

Michael A. Pollock, P.E. Cogent Experts, LLC

New Jersey
Engineering, Construction Defects - Standard of care, construction defect, construction delay, engineering, mechanical engineering, HVAC, project management, construction schedule analysis, manufacturing, product liability, power, refrigeration, fire, explosion, automotive, forensics, failure analysis, engineering standard of care
Registrations • Professional Engineer: PA (PE075410) • American Bar Association (ABA) – Construction Forum • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Air Act Certification – Universal (includes Chillers, HVAC & Refrigeration) • United States Patent & Trademark Office Registered (USPTO) Professional Affiliations • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning Engineering (ASHRAE) • American Arbitration Association (AAA) • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) • Product Developers and the Manufacturers Association PDMA Supermarket Heating Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVACR) Matter – Florida - Provided expert witness field inspection and investigation of relevant HVACR and mechanical systems causing wet conditions via condensation. Guided counsel in deposition questions and developed the case strengths and weaknesses yielding a negotiated settlement favorable to our client. Warehouse Distribut...

Joel A Paulsen, PE Paulsen Engineering

North Dakota
Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering - P3, Floodplain, Flood Control, Program Management, Project Management, Water, Drainage, Highway, Street, Sewer, Storm Sewer, Dispute Resolution, Contract Dispute, Flooding, Environmental Mitigation, Permit Compliance, Construction permitting
Seasoned Executive Director and Civil Engineer with over 20 years of comprehensive experience in managing large-scale infrastructure projects in the public and private sectors. Recognized for pioneering the Metro Flood Diversion Authority, overseeing the first and largest split-delivery P3 project in collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which brought about innovative flood control solutions and substantial cost and time savings. Demonstrated success in securing significant federal and state funding, achieving record-low financing rates, and negotiating pivotal legal settlements to drive project progress. Expert in sustainable practice integration, such as implementing biofuel usage in construction, which marked a national first. Highly adept in technical design and project management across various civil engineering disciplines including water distribution, sanitary systems, and storm sewer management. My career is distinguished by my commitment to achieving project ...

Michael A. Pollock, P.E. Cogent Experts, LLC

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Engineering, Construction Defects - Standard of care, construction defect, construction delay, engineering, mechanical engineering, HVAC, project management, construction schedule analysis, manufacturing, product liability, power, refrigeration, fire, explosion, automotive, forensics, failure analysis, engineering standard of care
Registrations • Professional Engineer: PA (PE075410) • American Bar Association (ABA) – Construction Forum • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Air Act Certification – Universal (includes Chillers, HVAC & Refrigeration) • United States Patent & Trademark Office Registered (USPTO) Professional Affiliations • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning Engineering (ASHRAE) • American Arbitration Association (AAA) • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) • Product Developers and the Manufacturers Association PDMA Supermarket Heating Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVACR) Matter – Florida - Provided expert witness field inspection and investigation of relevant HVACR and mechanical systems causing wet conditions via condensation. Guided counsel in deposition questions and developed the case strengths and weaknesses yielding a negotiated settlement favorable to our client. Warehouse Distribut...

Mike Simard, PE, PMP, CEP PACED Engineering Inc

Berwyn, Pennsylvania
Engineering, Manufacturing - Engineering Design, Manufacturing Processes, Manufacturing Costs, Industrial Construction, Heavy Machinery, Project Management, Capital Cost Estimating, Quality Assurance, Industrial Safety, Process Scale-up, Pilot Plant, Biomass, Supercritical Fluids, and Slurry Pumping.
Expertise in engineering design, manufacturing processes, manufacturing costs, industrial construction, heavy machinery, project management, capital cost estimating, quality assurance, and industrial safety. Specific technical skills in industrial plant construction, pilot plants, process scale-up, commissioning & testing, and troubleshooting. Specific technical skills in biomass handling, slurry pumping, supercritical fluids, mixing systems, liquid/solid separation, control valves, compressed-air systems, material handling, and mechanical systems. Experienced expert witness in testimony and report writing, retained by both plaintiff and defense counsels, in cases involving manufacturing process design, facility decontamination/relocation, and industrial accidents. Over 30 years of experience in process design and manufacturing for start-ups to Fortune 100 companies in power generation, biomass conversion, and building material industries. Education includes BSME, MSME, and MBA. L...

Dan Bawden, CAPS, CGP, CGR, GMB, GMR, CFLC, JD. DanBawdenexpertwitness.com

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...

Jeff Hunt, MBA, CGR, GMR, GMB, CAPS, CGP, HCI-R, HCI-W, CFLC Jeff Hunt Construction

Houston, Texas
Construction, Construction Defects - Contract disputes,defects, insurance claims, storm damage, product defects, construction accidents, duty of care, fire damage, wind damage, hail damage, termite damage, cost to repair, estimating, project management, scheduling, safety, green building, remodeling, mediation, arbitration
Jeff is the founder and President of Jeff Hunt Construction, a residential design-build firm in Houston Texas. His construction experience includes commercial projects up to $125 million such as luxury hotels, hospitals, schools, airports, and office buildings. His residential construction experience includes custom home building and remodeling on projects up to $750,000, including major additions, upscale kitchen and baths, fire & flood restoration, and whole house renovations. In addition to his construction experience, Jeff has over 10 years of experience as a strategic and information technology consultant, beginning with a career at Andersen Consulting (now known as Accenture). Backed by a strong background in both business and construction, he is regarded as an accomplished speaker and instructor, and a credible expert. His experience as an expert witness includes testifying in state and federal courts on matters including contract disputes, duty of care, construction defects,...

Gary L. Trotter, PE New Tech Global

Boerne, Texas
Energy, Engineering - Drilling, completion, production, oil/gas facilities, secondary and teriary recovery, project management, workovers, safety, hydrogen sulfide effects, acid gas injection wells, onshore, inland waters, offshore, petroleum operations
Domestic and international exploration and production experience both onshore and offshore with major, independent, and private oil and gas companies. Career began with operational engineering assignments, transitioning into supervisory and executive management prior to founding a project management business which sold to Schlumberger. Strengths include experience in all phases of upstream exploration and production business management and operations execution. Strong written, verbal and leadership skills and ability to create and sustain solid interpersonal relationships. Numerous successful oil and gas expert witness assignments throughout career.

Marcor G. Platt, SE, PE, PMP, PMI-ACP MarcorSEN Engineering

South Jordan, Utah
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - Forensic engineering, construction defects, structural failure and retrofits, bridge engineering, fall protection, building codes, project management, fire, water, wind, snow, hurricane, impact, damage analysis, hydrologic and hydraulic flood studies, electrical power line structures
Mr. Marcor Platt is a licensed civil and/or structural engineer (PE/SE) in 21 US states or territories - namely Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, the US Virgin Islands, and Washington. He is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP). He provides expert opinion reports and testimony for structural and civil projects involving both forensic engineering, design engineering, and project management. He has conducted over 600 forensic investigations involving roof failures, wall failures, foundation issues, corrosion, or other forms of damage resulting from rain, hail, wind, snow, tornado, hurricane, earthquake, lightning, fire, volcano, tropical storm, vehicle impact, construction defect, or other natural or man-made events. He has testified at depositions and trials regarding economic feas...

Randall M Albert, PE Shale Advisory Group, LLC

Bluefield, West Virginia
Energy, Oil and Gas - Leases, JOA, Safety, Drilling, Completions, Operations, Project Management, M&A, Midstream, Upstream, Damages, Mining
I have over 40 years experience in the Energy sector with the last 20 at the C-Suite level. I have extensive experience as an expert witness for both defendant and plaintiff. I have worked with large national law firms and small regional law firms. I have provided both deposition and trial testimony.