John Corliss Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: JM Corliss & Associates, LLC
  • Phone: 781-367-4201
  • Cell: 781-367-4201
  • Website:

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Mechanical Engineering and Hotel & Restaurant

Specialty Focus:

combustion, foodservice equipment, heat transfer, home appliances, reliability, residential heating, water heating, food preparation, manufacturing, restaurant equipment, appliances, food service equipment, intellectual property, cooking, cooking equipment, cooking appliances


BSME, West Virginia University; MSME, West Virginia University

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Experienced mechanical engineer with over 48 years of experience in product design and manufacturing for commercial foodservice equipment, combustion equipment, heating and cooling and energy applications. Trained to the black belt level in lean six sigma. Expert witness services include patent infringement, product liability,and personal injury cases. I have provided services to attorneys for both the defense and plaintiff in a variety of cases. My experience and capabilities provide litigation support in the commercial appliance industry, restaurants and foodservice, residential appliances, residential heating and cooling equipment, combustion equipment and similar industries. My training in mechanical engineering and my experience with manufacturing commercial products provides the background for my expertise in thermodynamics and heat transfer, combustion and burner systems, electrical heating equipment, and similar products. My expertise in these areas is applied to commercial and residential appliances, HVAC equipment and consumer products.