Don Gottfeld Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Gottfeld Architects, Inc.
  • Phone: 310.709.4546
  • Cell: 310.709.4546

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Architecture and Construction

Keywords/Search Terms:

Real Estate,Development,Construction Defects & Failures,Design Defects, Landlord/Tenant,Property Management,Slip, Trip & Fall,Parking Lots,Building Codes,Building Department,Planning/Zoning,City Inspections,Leases,Construction Drawings & Details,Owner/Architect Disputes, Owner/Contractor Disputes


Bachelor in Architecture, California Polytechnic University

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Don Gottfeld is an Architect, Building Contractor and Real Estate Broker with over 40 years of experience. As a result of his combined experience in Architecture, Construction and Real Estate, Don understands how each different phase in the development of a property can affect the responsibilities and obligations of multiple parties involved. He has designed, developed, and managed multiple residential and commercial properties, responsible for the acquisition and city approvals to site improvements, general contracting/construction and ongoing property management. Mr. Gottfeld is a licensed Architect, a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and is certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). He is a licensed General Contractor and a licensed Real Estate Broker. He is certified by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (OES), Disaster Services Safety Assessment Inspector. Licensed Architect State of California #C23939 (March 1993-Present) Licensed Architect State of Hawaii #9568 (Oct. 1998-April 2020) NCARB Certification #45674 (Jan. 1995-Present) “National Council of Architectural Registration Boards” recognizes and qualifies reciprocal Architect registration throughout the United States and signifies the profession’s highest standard of competence. Licensed General Building Contractor #B652324 (Aug. 1992-Present) Licensed Real Estate Broker #01295144 Certified California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (OES) Certified with the OES qualifies the professional to survey/inspect damaged facilities to allow people to use safe homes and businesses, and ensure that people are prohibited from entering unsafe structures after a disaster.