Edward J. Garbin, Jr., PhD, PE, DGE Expert Witness
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  • Company: Garbin GeoStructural Group, LLC
  • Phone: 844-443-6362
  • Website: www.GarbinGeo.com
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Geotechnical Engineering and Geology

Specialty Focus:

construction, construction engineering, engineer, foundations, sinkholes, piles, drainage, shoring, earthquake, ground, slope, slide, aggregate piers, stone columns, rigid inclusions, vibrations, ground subsidence, ground modification/improvement, karst geology, soil liquefaction


Ph.D., University of South Florida; M.S.C.E., University of South Florida; B.S.C.E., University of South Florida

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Additional Information

Dr. Ed Garbin was a contractor in NJ prior to becoming an engineer, and therefore understands the construction process thoroughly. First licensed as a Professional Engineer in Florida in 2003, he now holds PE licenses in 31 states in total (AL, AR, AZ, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV, and WI). He primarily serves the commercial/heavy-civil construction industry, but also handles residential cases. Dr. Garbin is an ASCE-AGP Board-Certified Expert in Geotechnical Engineering. A former Adjunct Professor of Civil Engineering, he is an exceptional communicator, highly skilled at explaining complex construction and engineering topics in easy-to-understand language. He has prevailed against a Daubert motion (PA, 2021). Please visit www.GarbinGeo.com for more information and to contact Dr. Garbin.