John E Averrett, PE Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Electrical Engineering and Electricity

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

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

Years in Practice: 25

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 9


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A Licensed Professional Engineer in 11 states, John Averrett specializes in Electrocution, Lightning, Utility, Lightning Protection, Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, Building Analysis, Grounding, Shock, Electric Shock Drowning, Breaker Coordination, and Electrical Distribution 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.