John E Averrett Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Highline Electrical Services
  • Phone: 334-322-4574
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Electricity and Electrical Engineering

Specialty Focus: Electrocution, Lightning, Lightning Protection, Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, Building Analysis, Grounding, Shock, Electric Shock Drowning, Breaker Coordination, Electrical Distribution,

Education: BSEE, Auburn University; MBA, Auburn University @ Montgomery

Years in Practice: 24

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

Additional Information

A Licensed Professional Engineer in 11 states, John Averrett specializes in electrical shock/electrocution, utilities, lightning strikes, and grounding cases involving death, personal injury, industrial equipment failure, vehicular accidents, fire cause/origin, contract, and construction disputes. Areas of practice include: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas; other states by comity. John Averrett is Executive Vice President of Goodwyn Mills & Cawood headquartered in Montgomery, AL. He has more than 25 years' experience in plan development for governmental, municipal, industrial and commercial clients and is currently coordinating a group of twelve other electrical engineers and designers. In addition to his design efforts, Mr. Averrett's experience includes work with electric utilities that includes transmission, sub-stations, and distribution; work with investigating lightning strikes; work with investigating grounding insufficiencies; and work analyzing and providing solutions for arc flash hazards.