Angela Chakravarti-Shah Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Phone: 936-827-8861
  • Cell: 936-827-8861
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Automotive Engineering and Products Liability

Specialty Focus: Manufacturing, Quality, Automotive, Root Cause Analysis, Design, Sub-Supplier Quality, Toyota Production System (TPS), Processes, Welding, Casting, Forging, Plastics, Stamping, Automotive, Engineered Products, Warranty, CE Mark, ISO 9001

Education: BASc Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo

Years in Practice: 20

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 1


Additional Information

20 years of experience in various manufacturing industries (stamping, welding, automotive assembly and parts, plastics/molding, castings/forgings, paint, and valves/pressure vessels). Extensive knowledge in Quality (Final Product and Sub-Suppliers), Design, Supply Chain, Operations, New Product and Process Development, Safety/Ergonomics, and Process Engineering. Over 12 years of automotive experience in Quality/Design/ Manufacturing at Toyota. Was responsible for the launch of the Lexus RX 350 (the first Lexus made outside of Japan) from design concept to mass production. The vehicle won JD Power Platinum award for quality within a year of mass production. Proven track record in accurate root cause analysis (design vs manufacturing) for any manufactured product for potential product liability cases. Experienced in discovery work for potential cases, and Expert Witness Reports for Federal Cases.