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John (Jack) P Diehl, AIA NCARB LEED AP The Diehl Group Architects, Inc.

Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Forensic Architect, Building Envelope, Construction Defects, Architectural Professional Liability, Water Intrusion & damage, ADA Consulting, Slip and Fall, Building Code, Arbitration/Mediation, Waterproofing, Roofs, Fenestration, Construction Administration, EIFS Consulting, Construction Standards
Responsible for field investigations, failure analysis, building code research, development of repair solutions, trial preparation and expert witness testimony in over two hundred (1,000) cases, residential or commercial, in support of construction defect litigation. Perform technical investigations and research of suspected design and construction problems. Verify and compare as-built conditions, design parameters, building jurisdiction requirements and applicable industry standards of care. Establish and coordinate expert teams for project investigations. Provide reconstruction services, construction administration for Type I (High Rise) and Type V building types. Provide quality assurance, evaluation and supervision of in-progress construction for major commercial and high rise structures for conformance to design, material and workmanship standards. Provide expert services in regard to Architecturally related Personal Injury matters. AIA American Institute of Architects NCAR...
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David J. Brotman, FAIA Sunset Consultants

Scottsdale, Arizona
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Standard of Care, Construction Document, Real Estate, Slip, Trip & Fall, Delay, Defect, Change Order, Building, Design, Coordination, Code Compliance, Contract Document, Management, Contract Administration, Architectural Detailing, Commercial, Retail, Hotel, Office, Institutional, Construction
Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, with over fifty years of experience. Twenty-five years with RTKL Associates Inc., one of the World’s largest Architect and Engineering Firms, and served as its Vice-Chairman. Past Planning Commissioner on the City of Malibu Planning Commission. Skills include all facets of Architectural Practice. Worldwide, multi-million dollar project experience includes retail, office, hotel, institutional, and mixed-use. Recently, qualified and served as Standard of Care, Coordination, and Delay Expert in a case involving a major retail project. This included deposition and trial testimony.
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John (Jack) P Diehl, AIA NCARB LEED AP The Diehl Group Architects, Inc.

ENCINITAS, California
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Forensic Architect, Building Envelope, Construction Defects, Architectural Professional Liability, Water Intrusion & damage, ADA Consulting, Slip and Fall, Building Code, Arbitration/Mediation, Waterproofing, Roofs, Fenestration, Construction Administration, EIFS Consulting, Construction Standards
Responsible for field investigations, failure analysis, building code research, development of repair solutions, trial preparation and expert witness testimony in over two hundred (1,000) cases, residential or commercial, in support of construction defect litigation. Perform technical investigations and research of suspected design and construction problems. Verify and compare as-built conditions, design parameters, building jurisdiction requirements and applicable industry standards of care. Establish and coordinate expert teams for project investigations. Provide reconstruction services, construction administration for Type I (High Rise) and Type V building types. Provide quality assurance, evaluation and supervision of in-progress construction for major commercial and high rise structures for conformance to design, material and workmanship standards. Provide expert services in regard to Architecturally related Personal Injury matters. AIA American Institute of Architects NCAR...
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Michael S. Johnstone, AIA

California
Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness, Architecture Expert Witness - Architect & Golf Course Architect specializing in accident investigation, wrongful death, serious injury, course design, premises liability, slip & fall. Expertise in cart accidents, errant balls, property damage and safety. Also building design, construction management and copyright infringement
Forensic investigation of golf course accidents, design & safety. Also building design and construction. Serves plaintiffs and defendants to analyze risk and liability. Expert testimony, depositions, site inspection, reports, graphic presentations, design review, construction analysis and replacement cost estimates. Over 150 cases completed in the United States including Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC and West Virginia. ARCHITECTURE: Licensed architect with over 35 years of design and construction management experience. Specializes in forensic architecture, accident investigation, planning, construction management, premises liability and copyright infringement. Includes commercial buildings, shopping centers, retail stores,...
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Peter Kasavan, FAIA Kasavan Architects

Salinas, California
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness
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David Neagley, AIA, NCARB ConstructionTech.US

La Jolla, California
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Forensic investigation, architectural design for reconstruction & repair, visual inspection and intrusive testing for large, complex commercial & institutional building projects.
David Neagley, AIA, Architect offers over 35 years of architectural design and construction administration experience. PROJECT TYPES: Experienced with all building types, including educational, medical, R&D, corporate, commercial, custom residential, multi-family housing, military and industrial projects, totaling over 37 million square feet. RECONSTRUCTION: Design, details and specifications focused on solving complex construction problems and developing effective repairs for commercial and institutional buildings. Reconstruction and repair design for roofs, decks, windows, exterior finishes, waterproofing, flashing, sealants and remediation of mold, wood rot, corrosion and structural damage. FORENSIC SERVICES: Visual inspection, intrusive testing, construction issue analysis, defect reports, repair recommendations and forensic expert services for both plaintiff and defense parties. Forensic experience includes thousands of visual inspections and hundreds of intrusive te...
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John J Rohosky, AIA

San Francisco, California
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Failure Analysis, Slip, Trip & Fall, Accident Reconstruction, Building Codes, ADA, Construction Defects, Water Intrusion, Cost to Repair, Standard of Care (architects, contractors), Construction Administration, Remedial Construction Documents, Life Safety Issues
Construction litigation consulting; court appearance, testimony and detailed site investigations, remedial cost estimates, detailed reports, deposition and declarations (MSJ), construction scenario reconstruction, damage assessment due to fire, flood, wind or earthquake, visual presentation, models and videos. Construction documents and contract administration services for any remedial work upon request.
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Michael Fiebig, RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA, CFPS Fiebig Architecture

Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Construction Defects Expert Witness, Architecture Expert Witness - Architecture, Construction, Construction Defect, Fire Protection, Fire Suppression, Fire-Resistive Assemblies, Residential Construction, Commercial Construction, Building Codes, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Trip & Fall.
Registered architect in several states (licensed in more states than are listed in this directory), with an active design and forensic practice. As a forensic architect, his experience includes among other things, performing analysis of standard of care in building design and construction projects; performing analyses of building systems including roofing systems, window and door systems, exterior wall cladding systems, waterproofing and foundation systems, with a specialization in fire-resistive assemblies and active fire-protection systems. His experience includes premises liability investigation and analysis of accident sites relating to the built environment, both indoors and outdoors. As a design architect, his practice includes traditional architectural practice including building design, building code analysis & application, and services during construction.
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Michael Fiebig, RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA, CFPS Fiebig Architecture

Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Construction Defects Expert Witness, Architecture Expert Witness - Architecture, Construction, Construction Defect, Fire Protection, Fire Suppression, Fire-Resistive Assemblies, Residential Construction, Commercial Construction, Building Codes, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Trip & Fall.
Registered architect in several states (licensed in more states than are listed in this directory), with an active design and forensic practice. As a forensic architect, his experience includes among other things, performing analysis of standard of care in building design and construction projects; performing analyses of building systems including roofing systems, window and door systems, exterior wall cladding systems, waterproofing and foundation systems, with a specialization in fire-resistive assemblies and active fire-protection systems. His experience includes premises liability investigation and analysis of accident sites relating to the built environment, both indoors and outdoors. As a design architect, his practice includes traditional architectural practice including building design, building code analysis & application, and services during construction.
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Matthew J Hartley, BS, LC, MIES Matt Hartley Lighting, LLC

Arvada, Colorado
Engineering Expert Witness, Architecture Expert Witness - Lighting, Illumination, Interior Lighting, Street and Area Lighting, Control Systems, Light Fixture Construction, Lighting Installations, Premises Liability Lighting, Security Lighting, Insufficient Lighting, Accident Investigation Lighting, Human Factors
My involvement in the lighting industry started in 1995. In this time I have been immersed myself in different facets of the industry including indoor and outdoor lighting, safety and security, lighting and human health, and lighting standards. Since 1999 I have been involved with several standard writing committees within the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America producing over six standard documents. Teaching has been a part of my career since I began in the industry in 1995, teaching to diverse groups from high school students to seasoned lighting professionals. Having a diverse background has allowed me to produce lighting designs, verify compliance, calculations, and photometric and equipment verification in the office. However I have also had field experience with commissioning, field survey and verification, and troubleshooting of field designs and equipment issues. I am available nationwide for your witness needs.
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Christopher D Ling, AIA, NCARB, PP, LEED AP, CCT ARCHforensic LLC

District Of Columbia
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Architect, Construction Defect, Architectural Standard of Care, Construction Claims, Forensic Architect, Errors & Omissions, Building Envelope, Affidavit of Merit, Building Code, Expert Testimony, Expert Reports, Expert Witness, Claims Consulting, Delay, Contractor, Subcontractor, Fire Rating
Christopher D. Ling, AIA, NCARB, PP, LEED AP, CCT has been working in the construction industry since 1986. He is a forensic architect who is licensed in twelve states (NY, NJ, PA, TX, FL, RI, MD, VA, VT, OH, NC and DC) and holds a national certification for architecture. He was Chair of the AIA New Jersey Professional Practice Committee and maintains an active design practice. Mr. Ling is a highly experienced expert who has written reports in more than 300 construction cases amounting to $500 million in claims and has provided testimony in multiple mediations, arbitrations and court appearances, including federal court. His leadership, knowledge, experience and thorough analysis have been very effective in resolving construction disputes before litigation because he has the ability to explain complex design and construction issues in a simple and clear manner. In addition to his testiyfing experience, Mr. Ling also teaches seminars to the NJ State Bar Association's Construction ...
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David E. Chase, AIA, NCARB, LEEDGA Chase A+EP, pc.

West Palm Beach, Florida
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - standard of reasonable care, construction defects, contract disputes, water intrusion, water leakage, mold, betterment, errors and omissions, copyright infringement, wrongful death, ADA Accessibility Guidelines, insurance issues, arbitration, mediation, expert witness
Mr. Chase is a licensed Architect and experienced Construction Forensic Expert Witness, Mediator, and Arbitrator with over 100 past and present case assignments on the East Coast and mid-Atlantic states. He was the former long-term President and CEO of the fifth largest architectural firm in the United States. During his 50+ year career, Mr. Chase has been responsible for more than $1 billion of constructed projects, as designer, interior designer, specifier, project manager, architect-of-record and/or principal-in-charge. Currently practicing Architecture in Florida and licensed in 21 states, Mr. Chase has extensive experience in educational, stadium, criminal justice, housing (senior, assisted living, public, multi-family and single detached), health care, commercial, hospitality, and retail projects, and has negotiated, authored, and administrated design-bid-build, design-build, construction manager-at-risk, fast-track, fixed price, bridging, sole source, and private/government ...
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Michael Fiebig, RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA, CFPS Fiebig Architecture

Florida
Construction Defects Expert Witness, Architecture Expert Witness - Architecture, Construction, Construction Defect, Fire Protection, Fire Suppression, Fire-Resistive Assemblies, Residential Construction, Commercial Construction, Building Codes, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Trip & Fall.
Registered architect in several states (licensed in more states than are listed in this directory), with an active design and forensic practice. As a forensic architect, his experience includes among other things, performing analysis of standard of care in building design and construction projects; performing analyses of building systems including roofing systems, window and door systems, exterior wall cladding systems, waterproofing and foundation systems, with a specialization in fire-resistive assemblies and active fire-protection systems. His experience includes premises liability investigation and analysis of accident sites relating to the built environment, both indoors and outdoors. As a design architect, his practice includes traditional architectural practice including building design, building code analysis & application, and services during construction.
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William Henry, PhD RGA Design Forensics LLC

Tampa, Florida
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Accident scene investigation, Building codes, ADA, Accessibility, Slip and fall, Trip and fall, Architecture, Construction, Mold, Cruise ship, Maintenance, Assisted Living
RGA Design Forensics: Providing customized expert witness solutions through experience and cutting edge technology. At RGA Design Forensics we strive to provide our clients with superior expert witness services by combining the latest in technological advances with the knowledge and expertise of our staff gained through decades of training and experience. ​ Our three main areas of expertise are premises liability, construction litigation, and ADA compliance. We provide tailored and customized expert witness solutions to meet the needs of our client's particular situation. ​ We aim to deliver this expert advice in a timely and efficient manner, handling each matter with a high level of accountability and responsiveness. Dr. Henry, our lead expert, typically utilizes three analytical components in his case development: a detailed timeline, an analysis of the applicable codes, and the application of the facts to the law. His reports and testimony are presented in a simple, clear ...
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J. Wesley Wilson, Esq. Foundations IT, Inc.

Tampa, Florida
Information Technology Expert Witness, Software Engineering Expert Witness - IT, Management, M&A, Startups, Restructuring, Encryption, Digital Security, Architecture, APIs, Web, Mobile, Digital, Software Development, Cloud Computing, SaaS, ML, AI, C#, Angular, Typescript, .Net/.Net Core, Web Services, Telecom, Networking, Point of Sale, Data Centers, Operations, Support
Licensed attorney in Florida and computer scientist with 25 years of hands on industry experience. Served as Vice President of IT for multi-national corporation before becoming CEO of Foundations IT, Inc. Extensive experience with corporate discovery and litigation responses. EFF Volunteer. Expert at software development, large scale systems implementations, contract negotiations and disputes, IT best practices, and program rescue. Broadband network deployments, Point of Sale implementations, Microsoft & Oracle products, and most major retail platforms.
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Peter Combs, Architect Expert Witness Combs & Associates

White (Atlanta), Georgia
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Building codes, ADA compliance , stairs, ramps, skylights, curb ramps, water intrusion, code compliance, contract documents, AIA documents, construction, contract disputes, building maintenance, handrails, guardrails, windows, doors, slip and falls, premises liability, accident reconstruction
Mr. Combs has 23 years as an expert witness specializing in architecture, construction, ADA compliance, building codes, disabled access, contract disputes, water intrusion and forensic reconstruction of accident sites from photographs. A Trial Experienced Expert Witness; Mr. Combs provides unbiased and impartial expert testimony and litigation support services split almost evenly between plaintiff and defense attorneys. He produces factual, clear and concise reports that are easy to understand and has the ability to convey complex technical concepts to a jury in layman's terms. He can assess stairs, ramps, windows, water intrusion problems, slip and falls, handrails, guardrails, curb ramps, skylights, drawings, the standard of care and much more. Mr. Combs has been registered as an Architect in Georgia, Florida, Arizona, South Carolina, New York, Colorado, Alabama and Ohio. He has over 35 years of widely varied experience as a practicing architect as well as hands-on constructio...
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Jim Eshleman, AIA, CCIM REDCON Consulting

Sandy Springs, Georgia
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Standard of Care, Construction Defects, Delay Claim Analysis, Cost Analysis, Contracts, Change Orders, Construction Drawings and Details, Shop Drawings, Real Estate, Due Diligence, Purchase and Sale Agreements, Leases, Owner/Tenant Disputes, Owner/Contractor Disputes, Owner/Architect Disputes
With over 25 years in the Real Estate, Design and Construction Industries, I bring my unique credentials, perspective and extensive industry experience to every client engagement. As both an Architect and a General Contractor, I understand the responsibilities and obligations of both parties to the Owner to bring resolution to the issues quickly. My credentials include: Licensed Architect - Certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), Licensed General Contractor (GA), LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP), Licensed Real Estate Broker (GA), Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
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M. Gordon Brown, DTech, FRICS Space Analytics, LLC

Wauconda, Illinois
Real Estate Expert Witness, Architecture Expert Witness - Premises liability, Pedestrian-vehicle accidents, Problem property, Design satisfaction, Public space, Public forum, Architectural copyright, Trade dress, Human factors - perception and cognition,
Doctor Brown's work on the effects of built environments on human movement has resulted in favorable outcomes for his clients in over 90% of the more than 50 cases on which he has been involved. His spatial network methodology addresses how human cognition handles spatial complexity to reveal and quantify underlying spatial patterns. The American Real Estate Society gave him awards for his manuscripts showing its research applications. It's been successfully reviewed in court for Daubert compliance. He's provided expert witness services on First Amendment public forum disputes, eminent domain access takings, premises liability cases into eight figures and the largest architectural copyright infringement cases in the US. His consulting services focus on reviving problem malls, main street redevelopment, problem urban public space and parks, peddling and vending, historic public buildings and places, office and health care workplaces, architectural design competitions and regenerati...
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Dan C. Weekes, AIA, BECxP The Veridus Group

Indianapolis, Indiana
Architecture Expert Witness, Engineering Expert Witness - Construction Defects, Building Enclosure Failure, Investigation, Water Infiltration, Roof Failure, Window Failure, Microbial Growth/Mold, Failure Analysis, Slip, Trip & Fall, Moisture/ Condensation Issues, Flood Damage, Building Inspection
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Tony DiNicola, AIA, RID, APA TONY DiNICOLA ARCHITECT

Louisiana
Architecture Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - Forensic Architecture, Architectural Design, Construction Defects, Design Defects, Accessibility Design, ADA, Fair Housing, Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS), Plan Reviews, Inspections, Fair Housing Design Standards, Cause and Origin, Water Intrusion, Roofing Failures, Building Codes, Zoning,
Mr. DiNicola has over 40 years of experience in all phases of Architecture, Construction, Forensic Architecture, Expert Witness and Accessibility (ADA and Fair Housing). Mr. DiNicola has 20 years of teaching experience. Mr. DiNicola offers forensic consulting in the Following areas: EXPERT WITNESS: Reports and Presentations, Certificates of Merit, Depositions and Testimony. ANALYSIS OF ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES: Architect’s Standard of Care, Architect’s Errors and Omissions, Pre-Construction Services Facility Programing, Design, Bidding Services, Construction Services, Construction Administration and Post-Construction Services. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: ADA Violations, Texas Accessibility Standards (Plan Reviews and Site Inspections), Site and Building Accessibility Compliance. FAIR HOUSING: Compliance with Fair Housing design requirements. CODES AND ORDINANCES: Compliance with Building Codes, Local Ordinances, Industry Standards, ADA and Fair Housing. BUILDING FAILU...
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Martin A. Smargiassi, AIA Innovative Collaborations, Inc.

Boston, Massachusetts
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Value Analysis/Engineering, Construction Defects, Building Codes, Reconstruction, Cost Estimation, Investigation and Testing, Document Management, Contract Document Analysis, Accessibility Design
Licensed registered architect with degrees in both engineering and architecture, as well as a licensed construction supervisor and former experienced builder. Experienced expert witness in arbitration and mediation and a litigation resource in design, contracts, construction management and consulting. Projects: Residential and commercial
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Martin A. Smargiassi, AIA Innovative Collaborations, Inc.

Boston, Massachusetts
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Value Analysis/Engineering, Construction Defects, Building Codes, Reconstruction, Cost Estimation, Investigation and Testing, Document Management, Contract Document Analysis, Accessibility Design
Licensed registered architect with degrees in both engineering and architecture, as well as a licensed construction supervisor and former experienced builder. Experienced expert witness in arbitration and mediation and a litigation resource in design, contracts, construction management and consulting. Projects: Residential and commercial
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Martin A. Smargiassi, AIA Innovative Collaborations, Inc.

New Hampshire
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Value Analysis/Engineering, Construction Defects, Building Codes, Reconstruction, Cost Estimation, Investigation and Testing, Document Management, Contract Document Analysis, Accessibility Design
Licensed registered architect with degrees in both engineering and architecture, as well as a licensed construction supervisor and former experienced builder. Experienced expert witness in arbitration and mediation and a litigation resource in design, contracts, construction management and consulting. Projects: Residential and commercial
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Timothy M. Barrett Barco Consulting, Inc.

Millington, New Jersey
Construction Defects Expert Witness, Architecture Expert Witness - Roofing, Waterproofing, Moisture Protection, Green Roofs, Vegetative Roofs, Leak Tracing, Flat Roofs, Plaza Decks, Roofing Forensics, Roofing Material Science, Metal Roofs, Parking Decks
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David Del Vecchio, AIA, CID, LEEDap, RCS, NCARB David Del Vecchio, Architect, LLC

Cranford, New Jersey
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Construction Administration, AIA Contract Documents, Architect Standard of Care, Change Order Analysis, Landlord / Tenant Disputes, Forensic Architecture, Construction Claims, Litigation Support, Errors and Omissions, Risk Analysis, Project Management, Construction Dispute Resolution
Clients include Professional Liability Carriers, Insurance Defense Attorneys, Architects, Interior Designers, Homeowners, Commercial Property Owners and Landlords, Tenants, Municipalities, and Construction Code Officials. Services include Document Review, Site Inspections, Documenting Existing Conditions, Code and Regulations Research, Strategic Planning, Report Writing, Pre-Litigation Consultations, Appearances at Trial, Deposition, Mediation, and Arbitration, Project Planning for Completion of Projects in Distress / Default, Post Occupancy Evaluations, and Preparing Affidavits of Merit. Actively practicing commercial and residential architectural building design. Licensed Architect in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Florida. An NCARB Certificate holder able to obtain a license in any State. Licensed RCS Building Inspector. LEED Accredited Professional. Certified Interior Designer (NJ). Cases over 3 decades have involved defense and plaintif...
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Christopher D Ling, AIA, NCARB, PP, LEED AP, CCT ARCHforensic LLC

Chester, New Jersey
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Architect, Construction Defect, Architectural Standard of Care, Construction Claims, Forensic Architect, Errors & Omissions, Building Envelope, Affidavit of Merit, Building Code, Expert Testimony, Expert Reports, Expert Witness, Claims Consulting, Delay, Contractor, Subcontractor, Fire Rating
Christopher D. Ling, AIA, NCARB, PP, LEED AP, CCT has been working in the construction industry since 1986. He is a forensic architect who is licensed in twelve states (NY, NJ, PA, TX, FL, RI, MD, VA, VT, OH, NC and DC) and holds a national certification for architecture. He was Chair of the AIA New Jersey Professional Practice Committee and maintains an active design practice. Mr. Ling is a highly experienced expert who has written reports in more than 300 construction cases amounting to $500 million in claims and has provided testimony in multiple mediations, arbitrations and court appearances, including federal court. His leadership, knowledge, experience and thorough analysis have been very effective in resolving construction disputes before litigation because he has the ability to explain complex design and construction issues in a simple and clear manner. In addition to his testiyfing experience, Mr. Ling also teaches seminars to the NJ State Bar Association's Construction ...
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Christopher D Ling, AIA, NCARB, PP, LEED AP, CCT ARCHforensic LLC

Chester, New Jersey
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Architect, Construction Defect, Architectural Standard of Care, Construction Claims, Forensic Architect, Errors & Omissions, Building Envelope, Affidavit of Merit, Building Code, Expert Testimony, Expert Reports, Expert Witness, Claims Consulting, Delay, Contractor, Subcontractor, Fire Rating
Christopher D. Ling, AIA, NCARB, PP, LEED AP, CCT has been working in the construction industry since 1986. He is a forensic architect who is licensed in twelve states (NY, NJ, PA, TX, FL, RI, MD, VA, VT, OH, NC and DC) and holds a national certification for architecture. He was Chair of the AIA New Jersey Professional Practice Committee and maintains an active design practice. Mr. Ling is a highly experienced expert who has written reports in more than 300 construction cases amounting to $500 million in claims and has provided testimony in multiple mediations, arbitrations and court appearances, including federal court. His leadership, knowledge, experience and thorough analysis have been very effective in resolving construction disputes before litigation because he has the ability to explain complex design and construction issues in a simple and clear manner. In addition to his testiyfing experience, Mr. Ling also teaches seminars to the NJ State Bar Association's Construction ...
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Peter Vander Heide, AIA, LEED AP G. Peter Vander Heide, AIA

New Jersey
Construction Defects Expert Witness, Architecture Expert Witness - stucco, building envelope, architecture, ADA, moisture intrusion, WUFI analysis, space frames, stairways, windows, building codes, roofing, delay claims, vapor barriers, air barriers, slip trip & fall, OSHA
Mr. Vander Heide is a practicing architect, registered in MI, PA & NJ. First registration was in MI in 1974. His career has included: full time work for a structural systems (space-frames) manufacturer, doing project engineering and later management; management of a hundred person architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, interior design firm; capital budgeting and owner led improvements of city government buildings; and the independent practice of architecture. Direct hands on experience includes construction inspections across North America, CADD contract documents, 3D computer modeling and animations. Management experience includes capital budgeting, project management and firm management. He is a voting member of ASTM Committee E:06 Performance of Buildings. He can bring building sciences to the table, as he has attended many WUFI advanced seminars and RCI conventions.. He started expert witness work in 2004 and has been a player in cases from ADA to trip and fall...
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David Del Vecchio, AIA, CID, LEEDap, RCS, NCARB David Del Vecchio, Architect, LLC

New York
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Construction Administration, AIA Contract Documents, Architect Standard of Care, Change Order Analysis, Landlord / Tenant Disputes, Forensic Architecture, Construction Claims, Litigation Support, Errors and Omissions, Risk Analysis, Project Management, Construction Dispute Resolution
Clients include Professional Liability Carriers, Insurance Defense Attorneys, Architects, Interior Designers, Homeowners, Commercial Property Owners and Landlords, Tenants, Municipalities, and Construction Code Officials. Services include Document Review, Site Inspections, Documenting Existing Conditions, Code and Regulations Research, Strategic Planning, Report Writing, Pre-Litigation Consultations, Appearances at Trial, Deposition, Mediation, and Arbitration, Project Planning for Completion of Projects in Distress / Default, Post Occupancy Evaluations, and Preparing Affidavits of Merit. Actively practicing commercial and residential architectural building design. Licensed Architect in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Florida. An NCARB Certificate holder able to obtain a license in any State. Licensed RCS Building Inspector. LEED Accredited Professional. Certified Interior Designer (NJ). Cases over 3 decades have involved defense and plaintif...
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Christopher D Ling, AIA, NCARB, PP, LEED AP, CCT ARCHforensic LLC

New York
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Architect, Construction Defect, Architectural Standard of Care, Construction Claims, Forensic Architect, Errors & Omissions, Building Envelope, Affidavit of Merit, Building Code, Expert Testimony, Expert Reports, Expert Witness, Claims Consulting, Delay, Contractor, Subcontractor, Fire Rating
Christopher D. Ling, AIA, NCARB, PP, LEED AP, CCT has been working in the construction industry since 1986. He is a forensic architect who is licensed in twelve states (NY, NJ, PA, TX, FL, RI, MD, VA, VT, OH, NC and DC) and holds a national certification for architecture. He was Chair of the AIA New Jersey Professional Practice Committee and maintains an active design practice. Mr. Ling is a highly experienced expert who has written reports in more than 300 construction cases amounting to $500 million in claims and has provided testimony in multiple mediations, arbitrations and court appearances, including federal court. His leadership, knowledge, experience and thorough analysis have been very effective in resolving construction disputes before litigation because he has the ability to explain complex design and construction issues in a simple and clear manner. In addition to his testiyfing experience, Mr. Ling also teaches seminars to the NJ State Bar Association's Construction ...
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Michael S. Johnstone, AIA

Flat Rock, North Carolina
Athletics & Recreation Expert Witness, Architecture Expert Witness - Architect & Golf Course Architect specializing in accident investigation, wrongful death, serious injury, course design, premises liability, slip & fall. Expertise in cart accidents, errant balls, property damage and safety. Also building design, construction management and copyright infringement
Forensic investigation of golf course accidents, design & safety. Also building design and construction. Serves plaintiffs and defendants to analyze risk and liability. Expert testimony, depositions, site inspection, reports, graphic presentations, design review, construction analysis and replacement cost estimates. Over 150 cases completed in the United States including Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC and West Virginia. ARCHITECTURE: Licensed architect with over 35 years of design and construction management experience. Specializes in forensic architecture, accident investigation, planning, construction management, premises liability and copyright infringement. Includes commercial buildings, shopping centers, retail stores,...
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Anthony Bruttaniti, AIA, LEED AP BD+C Bruttaniti Architecture

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Defects Expert Witness - Architect, ADA compliance, Zoning, Building code analysis, Building product liability, Slip Trip and Fall, Construction defects, Building envelope, Building materials, Construction accidents, Building demolition, Fire damage, Water damage, Structure collapse, Building personal injury
I am a registered Architect in business for 29+ years in Philadelphia with experience in both residential and commercial building design. I have extensive experience in all aspects of the architectural profession that includes new construction, rehab projects, fire damage, moisture problems, ADA compliance, zoning and land use, building code analysis, building material specifications, energy compliance, and on-site problem solving during construction. I received an award for Excellence in Planning & Design from the Montgomery County Planning Commission, PA for an adaptive building re-use and sustainable design for a new Public Library in North Wales, PA. I have Architect licenses in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware having vast experience and knowledge of the architectural profession, with the expertise and qualifications to speak with integrity and proficiency in all aspects of building design and construction. I have education training as an expert witness and I am a...
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Richard T. Hughes, P.E. R. Hughes Engineering, P.C

Clearfield, Pennsylvania
Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness, Civil Engineering Expert Witness - Accident Reconstruction, Architecture, Building Inspection, Construction, Construction Defects, Engineering - Structural, Failure Analysis, Fire, Human Factors, OSHA, Premise Liability, OSHA
Specializes and has experience in accidents in and around buildings. Mr. Hughes has 40 years of experience designing and inspecting buildings. He has designed over 400 new structures and inspected over 4,000 existing structures. Some of the more significant buildings include an addition to the CIA in Langley, VA and a 28-story Tannen Towers in Wilmington, DE. He was retained to inspect the crash site on 911 in Shanksville, PA. In his company, he has used OSHA code and building codes everyday for over 40 years. Hughes has been deposed over 100 times and has testified over 50 times and has worked in over 20 states. He is a licensed professional engineer in seven states. People retain Mr. Hughes because he does not charge to review assignments and does not ask for retainers. After reviewing a case, he quotes fees up front for cost containment purposes. He is capable of doing this due to over 1,000 litigation assignments in the last 25 years. Past clients include insurance companie...
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James Rappoport, AIA-NCARB Daroff Design

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Architecture Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - Architecture, Site Planning, Zoning, Codes, Development, Standard of Care, Liability, ADA Accessibility, Construction, Copyright, Facility Programming, Feasibility, Furniture, Finishes & Equipment, Hotels, Restaurants, Resort, Interior Design & Planning, Slip-Trip-Falls, Owner-Architect & Consultant Disputes.
James Rappoport is Principal at Daroff Design, a full service Planning, Architectural & Interior Design practice founded in 1973. The firm specializes in ground-up, renovation, and historic adaptive reuse projects for office facilities, hotels, resorts, retail and shopping facilities, restaurants, meeting, conference and training facilities, aviation terminals and entertainment projects throughout the USA and Internationally. Mr. Rappoport has provided technical consultation analysis, expert witness reports, opinions, affidavits, certificates of merit, depositions, mediation and alternative dispute resolution presentations, testimony and pre-trial support in more than 250 legal cases, for both defendants’ and plaintiffs’ legal teams. Each of the matters Mr. Rappoport has collaborated on have settled before trial. Mr. Rappoport is the author of several professional text books and trade journal articles. He has been awarded multiple copy rights and is an active member of the Amer...
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Peter Vander Heide, AIA, LEED AP G. Peter Vander Heide, AIA

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Construction Defects Expert Witness, Architecture Expert Witness - stucco, building envelope, architecture, ADA, moisture intrusion, WUFI analysis, space frames, stairways, windows, building codes, roofing, delay claims, vapor barriers, air barriers, slip trip & fall, OSHA
Mr. Vander Heide is a practicing architect, registered in MI, PA & NJ. First registration was in MI in 1974. His career has included: full time work for a structural systems (space-frames) manufacturer, doing project engineering and later management; management of a hundred person architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, interior design firm; capital budgeting and owner led improvements of city government buildings; and the independent practice of architecture. Direct hands on experience includes construction inspections across North America, CADD contract documents, 3D computer modeling and animations. Management experience includes capital budgeting, project management and firm management. He is a voting member of ASTM Committee E:06 Performance of Buildings. He can bring building sciences to the table, as he has attended many WUFI advanced seminars and RCI conventions.. He started expert witness work in 2004 and has been a player in cases from ADA to trip and fall...
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Martin A. Smargiassi, AIA Innovative Collaborations, Inc.

Rhode Island
Architecture Expert Witness, Construction Expert Witness - Value Analysis/Engineering, Construction Defects, Building Codes, Reconstruction, Cost Estimation, Investigation and Testing, Document Management, Contract Document Analysis, Accessibility Design
Licensed registered architect with degrees in both engineering and architecture, as well as a licensed construction supervisor and former experienced builder. Experienced expert witness in arbitration and mediation and a litigation resource in design, contracts, construction management and consulting. Projects: Residential and commercial
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Tony DiNicola, AIA, RID, APA TONY DiNICOLA ARCHITECT

Fort Worth, Texas
Architecture Expert Witness, Slip Trip & Fall Expert Witness - Forensic Architecture, Architectural Design, Construction Defects, Design Defects, Accessibility Design, ADA, Fair Housing, Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS), Plan Reviews, Inspections, Fair Housing Design Standards, Cause and Origin, Water Intrusion, Roofing Failures, Building Codes, Zoning,
Mr. DiNicola has over 40 years of experience in all phases of Architecture, Construction, Forensic Architecture, Expert Witness and Accessibility (ADA and Fair Housing). Mr. DiNicola has 20 years of teaching experience. Mr. DiNicola offers forensic consulting in the Following areas: EXPERT WITNESS: Reports and Presentations, Certificates of Merit, Depositions and Testimony. ANALYSIS OF ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES: Architect’s Standard of Care, Architect’s Errors and Omissions, Pre-Construction Services Facility Programing, Design, Bidding Services, Construction Services, Construction Administration and Post-Construction Services. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: ADA Violations, Texas Accessibility Standards (Plan Reviews and Site Inspections), Site and Building Accessibility Compliance. FAIR HOUSING: Compliance with Fair Housing design requirements. CODES AND ORDINANCES: Compliance with Building Codes, Local Ordinances, Industry Standards, ADA and Fair Housing. BUILDING FAILU...
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Michael Fiebig, RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA, CFPS Fiebig Architecture

Texas
Construction Defects Expert Witness, Architecture Expert Witness - Architecture, Construction, Construction Defect, Fire Protection, Fire Suppression, Fire-Resistive Assemblies, Residential Construction, Commercial Construction, Building Codes, Premises Liability, Slip & Fall, Trip & Fall.
Registered architect in several states (licensed in more states than are listed in this directory), with an active design and forensic practice. As a forensic architect, his experience includes among other things, performing analysis of standard of care in building design and construction projects; performing analyses of building systems including roofing systems, window and door systems, exterior wall cladding systems, waterproofing and foundation systems, with a specialization in fire-resistive assemblies and active fire-protection systems. His experience includes premises liability investigation and analysis of accident sites relating to the built environment, both indoors and outdoors. As a design architect, his practice includes traditional architectural practice including building design, building code analysis & application, and services during construction.
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