Roofing Expert Witnesses

Roofing 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 roofing. The roofing expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Appraisal & Valuation, Architecture, Building Inspection, Business Damages, Civil Engineering, Construction, Construction Defects, Engineering, Insurance, Premises Liability, Risk Management, and Structural Engineering.

Henry M Staggs The Arizona Roofer

maricopa , Arizona
Building Inspection, Construction - Roof, Roofing, roof inspection, roof defect, roofing expert, Roof moisture scan, Roof testing, Roof Compliance, Roof leak investigation
I am a seasoned roofing professional with over 35 years of experience in the industry. I have worked in various roles, from ground clean-up to sub-contractor, contractor, consultant, and industry expert. I have served on several committees with the NRCA and the NCCER, and I have become an NCCER master trainer and one of the first NCCER-certified roofing craft trainers. I have done training in local trade schools, with Habitat for Humanity, and for contractors and consultants. I was the founding member of the local chapter of IIBEC, and I continue to advocate for my industry. I am passionate about providing quality roofing services and solutions to my clients and sharing my knowledge and expertise with others. Education, Training, and Certifications • SEAK Expert Witness Training (2023) • Certified Mental Health First Aid Provider (2022) • NRCA Concrete Roof Tile Assessor (2022) • State of Arizona Proclamation (2022) • AFA Representative (2022) • NCCER and NRCA Roofing Textbook Revi...

Mark Clinton, MBA, ARM Decisive MGMT

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas
Risk Management, Premises Liability - Zip-line, Slip Trip & Fall, Roofing, Electrical, OSHA, Risk Management, Amusement Ride Safety & Governance, Premises Liability, Life Safety, NFPA, ASSP, Worker's Compensation.
Mark Clinton, MBA, ARM, entering Colleges of Law MLS program (2018). Workplace accidents, Premises, General Liability. Qualitative Risk Management (1985-date), P & C Insurance loss control (1989-date), Arkansas Insurance Department, Risk Management Division, 1985-1989. Zipline Safety - Association of Challenge Course Technology (member) & Professional Ropes Course Association (member), familiar with ANSI & ASTM application and changes on waiver language using Kuchta v. Opco. OSHA authorized outreach trainer for construction & general industry since 2000. General contractor safety director, 2014-2016; experience in construction from general contractors to all subs. ASSE 25-year member & former chapter president. Highly experienced, educated, trained practitioner. Completed estimated 7,500 surveys & assessments for insurers including AIG, AmRisc, AmTrust, Berkshire Hathaway, CNA, Liberty Mutual, Berkley & XL Catlin. Assesses for range of risk using NFPA & OSHA standards & ...

Bradley C. Hammerstrom, AIA, NCARB The Diehl Group Architects, Inc.

Encinitas, California
Construction Defects, Architecture - Forensic Architecture, Destructive Testing, Site Inspections, Construction Defects, Building Envelope, Roofing, Fenestration, Waterproofing, Exterior Claddings, Construction Drawings, Contract Administration, Slip and Fall, Building Code, Peer Review, Quality Assurance, Testimony.
25+ years experience in construction defect litigation support and expert witness services for plaintiff and defense attorneys. Experience includes field investigations, water intrusion analysis, construction installation sequencing, code analysis, development of repair solutions, trial preparation and expert witness testimony. Projects include residential, commercial, and high rise in California, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado and Texas (licensed in 5 states). Experience also includes traditional architectural services for projects involving repair or reconstruction: architectural design, production of construction documents and contract administration. Experience includes consulting for architects and developers to provide peer-review of drawings, quality assurance site observations, evaluation of in-progress construction for conformance to the construction drawings and specifications and workmanship standards. AIA - American Institute of Architects NCARB - National council of Archit...

Tracy Myers, AIA Myers Consulting

California
Architecture, Construction Defects - Standard of care, general construction, personal injury, trip and fall, stairs, accessibility, ADA, construction, defect analysis, roofing, waterproofing, fenestration, building enclosure, building envelope, accident, contracts, architect, general contractor, NCARB, RRO, architecture
Tracy Myers is an architect and general contractor with 33 years of broad experience in architectural design, project management, property condition evaluation, construction administration, general construction, forensics, and property loss consulting. She specializes in expert witness testimony related to architectural and general construction issues, personal injury defect and accident investigation, building enclosure investigation and repair including waterproofing, roofing and fenestration, forensic architecture, litigation support, property loss evaluation, code upgrade review, peer review and quality assurance services. Prior to opening her own consulting practice in 2019, she worked for privately-owned architectural and forensic architectural firms, a corporate development department at a privately-owned restaurant company, a roofing manufacturer as a member of their Building and Roofing Science team, and a construction consulting firm. Ms. Myers has worked in the fore...

Richard E Norris, PE DEng Norris Consulting Services

Fremont, California
Civil Engineering, Construction Defects - Roofing, Building Enclosure Systems, Hygrothermal Analysis
formerly Registered Roof Consultant (lapsed)

Alfonso Alzamora, PE, CGC A2 Consultants & Engineers LLC

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Construction Defects, Engineering - Building Envelope, Building Enclosure, Exterior Walls, Cladding, Fenestrations, Glass and Glazing, Facades, Coatings, Waterproofing, Roofing, Water Intrusion, Condition Assessment, Forensic Investigation, Wind Damage Inspection, Field Testing.
I am a licensed Professional Engineer (FL, TX, LA) and Certified General Contractor (FL) with twenty years of consulting and engineering experience, specializing in the design, evaluation, inspection, and testing of building envelope systems such as exterior wall systems, glass and glazing systems, above and below-grade waterproofing systems, and roofing systems for new and existing structures. I am a member of various industry organizations and an accredited LEED professional. I have worked on hundreds of projects throughout North America and the Caribbean. I enjoy providing technical and engineering expertise on all types of building projects to develop and construct high-performance building enclosure systems. I have extensive experience conducting forensic evaluations on buildings with envelope performance problems and leading remedial design and management programs for building envelope replacement or rehabilitation. Additionally, I provide litigation support services and exp...

Jason Bondurant, PE, RRC GCI Consultants, LLC

Jupiter, Florida
Construction Defects, Civil Engineering - Building Envelope Systems, Roofing, Waterproofing, Windows, Doors, Exterior Walls, Water Leak Investigations, Storm Damage Assessments
I am a Senior Engineer and Principal with GCI Consultants, LLC, a building envelope consulting and engineering firm based in South Florida. I am a licensed Professional Engineer with approximately ten years of consulting and engineering experience. I am licensed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas. I have worked on hundreds of projects across the country including both new construction consulting and forensic analysis of existing buildings. I lead forensic investigations, develop repair plans and specifications, provide construction management services, perform quality assurance inspections, and provide expert witness testimony. I am a Registered Roof Consultant (RRC) with the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC). I specialize in building envelope systems and have expertise in roofing/waterproofing systems, exterior wall systems, and glazing systems.

Matthew G. Duckstein, Jr., PE Building Mavens

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - Building Inspections, UAS (Drone) Inspections, Post-tensioning, Doors and Windows, Building Enclosures & Cladding, Waterproofing, Roofing, Insurance Claims, Wind & Water Damage, Stucco
Mr. Duckstein has over 22 years of experience designing, constructing, and inspecting civil and structural projects. He is a results-oriented consultant with extensive experience in construction defect litigation support and expertise in commercial UAS “drone” operations in central/south Florida. He has a proven track record of providing high-level technical analysis and support for complex projects. His experience includes design and field support for south FL water-control structures and leading movable and fixed bridge inspections on the Ohio, Mississippi, Hudson, and St. Clair rivers.

John R Medina Miami Curtain Wall Consultants

Miami, Florida
Architecture, Construction Defects - Forensic Architect, Exterior Wall Cladding/Glazing, Roofing, Fenestration, ADA Consulting Slip and Fall, Certified Field Water and Flood Tests (AAMA & ASTM), Concrete Restoration, Building Code Compliance, Building Envelope, Architectural Mediation, Below Grade Water Waterproofing
John Medina is experienced in construction defect litigation and expert witness services for plaintiff and defense attorneys. He is a registered architect with NCARB certificates in 10 states. Currently serves as owner/principal of Miami Curtain Wall Consultants with an active design and forensic architecture practice. John Medina is a highly experienced expert who has written reports in more than 160 construction cases and provided testimony in many mediations, arbitrations and court appearances. He has analyzed all aspects of construction projects to support clients in resolving disputes and litigation. His knowledge and expertise in all aspects of glazing and waterproofing services on the exterior of building envelopes for New, Existing, Signature and High-Rise buildings is extensive and effective in resolving most construction disputes. Additional expert witness services for standard care of roofing and window wall design are available, as well as traditional architectural...

Tracy Myers, AIA Myers Consulting

Altamonte Springs, Florida
Architecture, Construction Defects - Standard of care, general construction, personal injury, trip and fall, stairs, accessibility, ADA, construction, defect analysis, roofing, waterproofing, fenestration, building enclosure, building envelope, accident, contracts, architect, general contractor, NCARB, RRO, architecture
Tracy Myers is an architect and general contractor with 33 years of broad experience in architectural design, project management, property condition evaluation, construction administration, general construction, forensics, and property loss consulting. She specializes in expert witness testimony related to architectural and general construction issues, personal injury defect and accident investigation, building enclosure investigation and repair including waterproofing, roofing and fenestration, forensic architecture, litigation support, property loss evaluation, code upgrade review, peer review and quality assurance services. Prior to opening her own consulting practice in 2019, she worked for privately-owned architectural and forensic architectural firms, a corporate development department at a privately-owned restaurant company, a roofing manufacturer as a member of their Building and Roofing Science team, and a construction consulting firm. Ms. Myers has worked in the fore...

Aaron Penn Cameron Claims Management Corp

Palm City, Florida
Appraisal & Valuation, Business Damages - Insurance Claim, First Party Property, Cost, Insurance Appraisal, Insurance Umpire, Hurricane, Flood, General Contractor, Damage Appraiser, Insurance Adjuster, Construction, Roofing
Certified Florida General Contractor (Lic# 1265835), WIND Network and IAUA Certified Umpire & Appraiser and party-appointed Arbitrator. Licensed (6-20) Florida-Resident Independent Insurance Adjuster. Certified by IICRC with WRT & AMRT designations. Expertise include(s): Property Damage Appraisal; Scope and Pricing analyses, Claim Handling, Field-adjustments, Interviewing, Subrotarget identification. Positions previously held include Claims Manager; Litigation/ADR Examiner; Field Adjuster Trainer; All-Lines Field Adjuster; National Catastrophe Team Field Adjuster.

Troy Willingham Willingham Architecture pa: design, consulting, management

St. Petersburg, Florida
Architecture, Construction - Hospital Codes, Surgery Center, Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Errors & Omissions, ADA Accessibility, Standard of Care, Building Code, Building Inspection, Building Materials, Construction Defect, Delays, Water Intrusion, Inspection, Roofing, Skilled Nursing, EIFS, Stucco, Cladding, Breach of Duty
OWNER’S REPRESENTATION, EXPERT OPINION & MEDIATION Represented U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Development Multi year Replacement Hospital Buildings in Desoto County Represented HPH Hospice Multi-year program to develop state agency reviewed Inpatient Buildings across 4 country region Represented VenCor Multi-year redevelopment of Skilled Nursing and Hospital buildings across SE USA ADVANCED TRAINING State Agency for HealthCare Administration annual training National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, various in depth trainings TWO masters degrees and TWO graduate certificates in architecture and business. CERTIFICATIONS Board Certified Architect licensed and actively practicing Led regional office of national firm to become ISO 9001 Quality Management System certified President: Willingham Architecture 1999-Present design, consulting and project management for medical professionals

James V Hanna, II, AIA, NCARB Hanna Design Alliance

DECATUR, Georgia
Construction Defects, Architecture - Envelope , Construction, Commercial, Residential, Stucco, Water Intrusion, Roofing, Accessibility, Windows, Sound, Fire, Balcony, Waterproofing, Brick, Siding, Codes, ADA, Air Barrier, Wood, Zoning
Expert Profile: Jim Hanna has more than 35 years of experience practicing architecture, interior architecture, corporate leadership, quality assurance, and quality control. Hanna has provided consultation, arbitration, mediation, and expert witness services. Jim is the founder of Hanna Design Alliance, LLC. hannada.com and his career has spanned building types including multifamily apartment, condominium, resort, hotel, office, medical, and recreational design. With a focus on the technical aspects of architecture and the built environment, he has been responsible for waterproofing detailing, contractual agreements, and design management including specialty consultants. Mr. Hanna is a member of the American Institute of Architecture, NCARB, International Code Council, and the National Fire Protection Association.

Jacob D Deatherage The Associated Consultants LLC

Salina, Kansas
Construction, Construction Defects - Pella, Doors, Windows, Siding, Millwork, Carpentry, Cabinetry, Bathrooms, Kitchens, Interior paint, Stain finish, Construction Fraud, Defects, Contractor Fraud, Consulting, General Construction, Water intrusion, Exterior paint, Roofing, Gutters
I am a driven and experienced Construction Business Owner with over 20 plus years' experience operating across the full residential and commercial construction lifecycle including managing and delivering assigned projects. I maintain a proven track record of completing large and complex projects, while managing smaller projects independently. I pride myself as being skilled at Sales and Marketing, Construction Operation & Management with an adept business acumen. Analyzing data, blueprints and identifying solutions, while adapting to shifting priorities and deadlines sets me a part of the rest. Travel available upon request

Michael S Teller, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, MCPPO MST Consulting

Boston, Massachusetts
Architecture, Construction Defects - Design defects, Standard of Care, Roofing, Massachusetts Public Bidding, Historic Restoration, Architecture, Leaks, Windows, Contracts, Historic, Architectural Design, Waterproofing, Concrete, Ice Dams, Sealants and Caulking, Construction Defects, Masonry, Chapter 149, Wrought Iron, Wood Trim
Having lived it from the inside, I assist Attorneys and Owners in assessing the merits of architectural and construction cases. I also help architects and contractors defend matters based on my 46 years of experience understanding the design and building process, the technical issues, as well as the roles of each party. As a Registered Architect (MA, RI, NY) and Building Envelope Consultant, I focus on architectural standard of care issues and construction defects associated with leaks, roofing, windows, masonry, concrete, ice dams, sealants and caulking, wood trim and wrought iron. I specialize in Massachusetts Chapter 149 bidding issues and disputes associated with the renovation of existing and historic buildings as well as new construction.

troy galloway ASHI

Ellisville, Missouri
Construction Defects, Building Inspection - Arbitration/Mediation, Construction, Slip trip & Fall, Safety, Mold, Commercial Building Inspections, Construction Consultant, Building Manager, Concrete, Roofing, Siding, Deck/patios, Landscaping defects, Construction Superintendent, Property Safety, Doors, Windows, Water Leakage, ConstructionEd
Education 76-78 University of Southern California General Requirements 78- 82 Quincy College University of Springfield BS Building Engineering 04-06 University of Missouri/School of Metaphysics Metaphysics Ordained Minister Certifications Construction Superintendent Union Master Carpenter Union Journeyman Millwright National Home Inspector Association (NHIE) American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) Commercial Building Inspections Missouri Real Estate Board School of Education (Construction classes) STL Community College Instructor (Construction Classes) Construction Consultant Building Manager Missouri State Lead Risk Assessor EPA/RRP Lead Contractor Certified Boardroom Director ...

Timothy M. Barrett Barco Consulting, Inc.

Millington, New Jersey
Construction Defects, Architecture - Roofing, Waterproofing, Moisture Protection, Green Roofs, Vegetative Roofs, Leak Tracing, Flat Roofs, Plaza Decks, Roofing Forensics, Roofing Material Science, Metal Roofs, Parking Decks

Peter Vander Heide, RA, LEED AP G. Peter Vander Heide, AIA

New Jersey
Construction Defects, Architecture - stucco, building envelope, architecture, ADA, moisture intrusion, WUFI analysis, space frames, stairways, windows, building codes, roofing, delay claims, vapor barriers, air barriers, slip trip & fall, OSHA
Mr. Vander Heide is a practicing architect, registered in MI, PA & NJ. First registration was in MI in 1974. His career has included: full time work for a structural systems (space-frames) manufacturer, doing project engineering and later management; management of a hundred person architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, interior design firm; capital budgeting and owner led improvements of city government buildings; and the independent practice of architecture. Direct hands on experience includes construction inspections across North America, CADD contract documents, 3D computer modeling and animations. Management experience includes capital budgeting, project management and firm management. He is a voting member of ASTM Committee E:06 Performance of Buildings. He can bring building sciences to the table, as he has attended many WUFI advanced seminars and RCI conventions.. He started expert witness work in 2004 and has been a player in cases from ADA to trip and fall...

Jeffrey A Martin Fortress BEC

Rougemont, North Carolina
Building Inspection, Construction Defects - Roofing, EIFS, Waterproofing, Flashing, AAMA, Water Testing, Building Envelope, Wall defects, Water Intrusion, RRC, Roofing Defects, Roofing Failures, Infrared Thermography, Tramex, EIFS Inspector, Adhered Stone, Plaza Deck, Balcony, Sheet Metal, Curtain Wall.
Registered Roof Consultant (International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants) Registered Roof Observer (International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants) Registered Exterior Wall Observer (International Institute of Building Consultants) Construction Document Technologist (Construction Specification Institute) Level One Infrared Thermographer Certified EIFS Inspector (Association of Walls and Ceilings) Certified EIFS Inspector and Level I and II Inspector (Exterior Design Institute) Adhered Stone Certification (Exterior Design Institute) After growing up in a family run commercial roofing business (3rd generation), I have over 35 years experience in the roofing, sheet metal, and construction industry. My knowledge includes all phases of roofing (Single ply, TPO, EPDM, Modified Bitumen, Built-up Coal Tar, PVC, Shingles, Metal Roofing, Clay Tile, and Slate) as well as related sheet metal work. I also perform wall and waterproofing design, observation, and inspecti...

Matthew G. Duckstein, Jr., PE Building Mavens

Pennsylvania
Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - Building Inspections, UAS (Drone) Inspections, Post-tensioning, Doors and Windows, Building Enclosures & Cladding, Waterproofing, Roofing, Insurance Claims, Wind & Water Damage, Stucco
Mr. Duckstein has over 22 years of experience designing, constructing, and inspecting civil and structural projects. He is a results-oriented consultant with extensive experience in construction defect litigation support and expertise in commercial UAS “drone” operations in central/south Florida. He has a proven track record of providing high-level technical analysis and support for complex projects. His experience includes design and field support for south FL water-control structures and leading movable and fixed bridge inspections on the Ohio, Mississippi, Hudson, and St. Clair rivers.

Peter Vander Heide, RA, LEED AP G. Peter Vander Heide, AIA

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Construction Defects, Architecture - stucco, building envelope, architecture, ADA, moisture intrusion, WUFI analysis, space frames, stairways, windows, building codes, roofing, delay claims, vapor barriers, air barriers, slip trip & fall, OSHA
Mr. Vander Heide is a practicing architect, registered in MI, PA & NJ. First registration was in MI in 1974. His career has included: full time work for a structural systems (space-frames) manufacturer, doing project engineering and later management; management of a hundred person architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, interior design firm; capital budgeting and owner led improvements of city government buildings; and the independent practice of architecture. Direct hands on experience includes construction inspections across North America, CADD contract documents, 3D computer modeling and animations. Management experience includes capital budgeting, project management and firm management. He is a voting member of ASTM Committee E:06 Performance of Buildings. He can bring building sciences to the table, as he has attended many WUFI advanced seminars and RCI conventions.. He started expert witness work in 2004 and has been a player in cases from ADA to trip and fall...

Waine P. Hicks Carriage House Custom Homes & Interiors, Inc.

Franklin, Tennessee
Construction, Construction Defects - Construction Claims, Roof Consultant, Construction Delay, Construction Management, Workmanship Claims, Change Order Disputes, Costs to Complete, Contract Disputes, Safety Issues, Design Build Claims, Construction Failures, Structural Failures, Construction Fault, Construction Expert
Waine Hicks is a Tennessee licensed General Contractor Commercial/Residential with over 50 years of construction and building experience. Waine provides a broad range of services to insurance companies and law firms as well as construction, engineering and architectural firms that includes structural analysis and design, condition assessment, damage investigations, failure analysis, construction consulting and management, and expert testimony for construction claims and disputes. Responsible for field investigations, establish and coordinate expert teams for investigations, provides quality assurance, evaluation and supervision of in-progress construction for residential and commercial structures. Waine is a recognized expert in assessing, evaluating, remediating and testimony and is proven to be influential. Certifications: Certified Varco Pruden Design/Build Steel Buildings for Williamson, Maury, Dickson and Rutherford Counties/Middle Tennessee • Certified General Contractor ...

Michael J Ogden, CGC, HCI All Disaster Claims, Inc

San Antlnio, Texas
Construction, Insurance - Appraisal, Appraiser, Umpire, Property Loss Cost, Property Loss Causation, Estimator, Fire, Mitigation, Windstorm, Residential, Hail, Commercial, Tornado, Multifamily, Roofing, IICRC, Restoration, Mold, Remediation, General Contractor
An OSHA and Haag Certified, State of Texas and Florida Licensed Public Adjuster and State of Florida Certified General Contractor with more than 22 years of experience directly related to the renovation and consulting of losses from disaster afflicted homes and businesses. Haag Certified Roof Inspector, IICRC and BESI Certified General Contractor, Appraiser, Umpire, Estimator, Renovator, Remediator and Expert Witness / Consultant. State of Florida Certified (Licensed) General Contractor CGC1509420 BESI Certified Defective Drywall Remediator (CDDR) BESI Certified Defective Drywall Consultant (CDDC) NuAire Windows and Doors Certified Installer Dryvit E.I.F.S. Certified Installer IICRC Certified Water Restoration Technician (WRT) IICRC Certified Advanced Structural Drying (ASD) State of Texas Licensed Public Adjuster TDI#1840149 State of Florida Licensed Public Adjuster Haag Certified Roof Inspector OSHA 10 Certified