Civil Engineering Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of civil engineering expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on civil engineering and related issues. Civil engineering expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these civil engineering expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Civil Engineering, Construction, Drainage, Concrete, Forensic Engineering, Hydrology, Structural Engineering, Hydraulics, OSHA, Building Codes, Construction Defects, Construction Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Safety, and Engineering.

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Lamar T. Hawkins, PE, JD PEG, Inc.

Birmingham, Alabama
Engineering, Premises Liability - Civil Engineering, Fall Protection, Construction, Analysis, Industrial Safety including OSHA and NFPA. See www.peginc.biz for Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geo technical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering.
PEG, Inc. offers consultation and expert testimony in many specialized areas, such as the following: Accident Reconstruction & Investigations Building Codes Concrete Failures Construction & Environmental Construction Equipment Accidents Construction Safety & Related Codes Cooling Towers & Hydraulics Electrical Engineering Excavation, Blasting & Trenching Exhibit Reconstruction & Investigations Fall Protection Highway & Transportation Problems Mechanical Engineering Metallurgy & Welding / Failure Studies OSHA Issues Paints, Coatings & Lead Abatement Premise Liability Product Failure & Liability Issues Safety Issues (Construction, Industrial & Product) Slips, Trips & Falls Software Engineering Studies Structural Steel & Building Failure Studies

David L Jones DLJ Consultancy LLC

Trussville, Alabama
Civil Engineering, Transportation - ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems), Toll, Express Lanes, Design E&O Discovery, Value Engineering, forensic design reconstruction, ITS Standards, and Best Practices.
During David's 32-years within the transportation industry has gained experience in ITS design and deployment, electronic toll collection (ETC) infrastructure, fiber optic (FOC) communications infrastructure, system engineering, value engineering, constructibility review, and construction engineering and inspection (CEI). David has published ITS Specifications and Best Practices for ALDOT, FDOT, GDOT, UDOT, MDOT, Harris County Texas, and various municipalities. In addition, has authored and published various technical white papers regarding CCTV occlusion within an ITS design, and CCTV lowering device as a safety feature for road maintenance. David has played a part of approximately $2.5-Billion in ITS/Toll roadway projects. David holds a PMP Certification.

Justin Hall, MAS, PE Hall Engineering Group, Ltd

Little Rock, Arkansas
Engineering, Construction Defects - Civil Engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering, construction, construction fault, forensic engineering, structural failure, structural inspection. Licensed in AR, TX, OK, MO, KS, MS.
Expert consultant/witness in over 50 cases with trial experience across the South including AR, MO, OK, TX, TN, LA and MS. Justin Hall, PE is a licensed professional engineer providing a broad range of services in forensic engineering to insurance companies and law firms, construction, energy, mining, and technology, engineering and architectural firms, governmental and educational institutions, property owners, builders and individuals. With over 20 years of experience in engineering and forensic consulting, design, construction assessments, international codes and research, Justin Hall, PE has provided clients with structural analysis and design, condition assessment, damage investigations, failure analysis, construction consulting & management, and expert testimony. States include Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi. SPECIALIZED PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE - Engineering & Construction Forensics — Expert Consulting/Witness; Structural; Insurance...

Jeff Lewandowski, D. Eng., P.E. Advanced Hydro Engineering

Walnut Creek, California
Civil Engineering, Engineering - Water related system modeling and construction defect analyses, Design and PS&E, Drinking water flow and pressure, Wastewater and sewer backup, Storm water drainage and flooding, Groundwater and seepage, Tidal hydrodynamics, Water pumping and storage, Hydraulic and hydrologic analyses, Irrigation
Dr. Lewandowski is a registered professional engineer in the State of California, and has over 35 years of professional experience in water related systems analysis, modeling and construction defect review, including: Drinking Water Systems – Wide range of project size and experience, from analyzing low water pressure conditions in HOA water distribution systems potentially caused by construction defects to City wide water distribution system master planning of piping, pumping and storage facilities to maintain water pressure and quality. Wastewater Systems – District Engineer services for a Sanitary District, including Master Plan review and development, modeling of peak wet weather flows, and project management of design and construction. Identified causes and resolutions for sewer backup and overflow conditions. Storm Drain Systems – Master planning and water quality modeling studies for numerous agencies, cities and districts, including a tidal hydrodynamic model of a natural co...

David T Williams, PhD, PE, PH, CFM, CPESC, F.ASCE, D.WRE DTW and Associates, Engineers, LLC

California
Civil Engineering, Hydrology - floodplain flooding, hydrology, river hydraulics, stream bank protection, stream restoration, fluvial geomorphology, levees, erosion control, stream bank failure, erosion control plans, best management practices, FEMA floodplain studies
Dr. David Williams, PE (CO, AZ, CA, LA, MO, NM, TX, HI, MS, OR, WA) has over 45 years of experience in the water resources industry and is known for his contributions to the industry. He is also a recognized expert in sedimentation engineering and in developing innovative solutions to difficult hydraulic and hydrologic design problems in rivers and estuaries. Dr. Williams previously served as a two time President of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). He has served as chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Technical Committees on Sedimentation, Computational Hydraulics, River Restoration, and Risk, Uncertainty and Probabilistic Approaches. He served as a committee member of ASTM A05.12 (Wire specifications) and on ASTM D18.25 (Erosion Control Products). While chair of the Federal Interagency Technical Committee on Sedimentation, he worked with hydraulic and sedimentation experts from the Federal Highway Administration, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. ...

Gerald Blackler, Ph.D, P.E., D.WRE

Denver, Colorado
Hydrology, Civil Engineering - Water Resources, Hydraulics, Floodplain, Flood Forensics, Hydrologist, Hydraulic Modeling, Transportation Drainage, Roadway Drainage, Rainfall, Runoff, Design Storms, Sedimentation, Sediment Transport, Stormwater, Culvert, Stormsewer, Urban Hydrology, Urban Flooding, Construction
Water flows downhill, sometimes water is a resource, sometimes it is an enemy, sometimes it is both. If your case involves the impact of water, my expertise is available for your case. I am an expert in hydrology, hydraulics, the engineering of drainage systems, including culverts, transportation drainage, bridge scour, bridge hydraulics, floodplain management, transportation hydraulics, water resources, and accidental death or drowning near hydraulic structures. My work routinely produces technical evidence that is hard to dispute and easy to understand. My background and experience in consulting and teaching allows me to produce complicated information in a format that is easy to digest, such as video files, and images that explain the complicated physical interactions of hydrology and hydraulics. Some of my past litigation work produced evidence that was not disputed by opposing experts. My approach is to first understand the case, then to discuss one on one what technica...

David T Williams, PhD, PE, PH, CFM, CPESC, F.ASCE, D.WRE DTW and Associates, Engineers, LLC

Commerce City, Colorado
Civil Engineering, Hydrology - floodplain flooding, hydrology, river hydraulics, stream bank protection, stream restoration, fluvial geomorphology, levees, erosion control, stream bank failure, erosion control plans, best management practices, FEMA floodplain studies
Dr. David Williams, PE (CO, AZ, CA, LA, MO, NM, TX, HI, MS, OR, WA) has over 45 years of experience in the water resources industry and is known for his contributions to the industry. He is also a recognized expert in sedimentation engineering and in developing innovative solutions to difficult hydraulic and hydrologic design problems in rivers and estuaries. Dr. Williams previously served as a two time President of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). He has served as chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Technical Committees on Sedimentation, Computational Hydraulics, River Restoration, and Risk, Uncertainty and Probabilistic Approaches. He served as a committee member of ASTM A05.12 (Wire specifications) and on ASTM D18.25 (Erosion Control Products). While chair of the Federal Interagency Technical Committee on Sedimentation, he worked with hydraulic and sedimentation experts from the Federal Highway Administration, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. ...

Craig L Moskowitz, PE, MBA, MS CLM Engineering Associates, LLC

Stamford, Connecticut
Premises Liability, Construction Defects - OSHA, construction, slips/trips/falls, storm damage, water intrusion, roofing systems, warranty inspections, civil engineering, structural engineering, building collapse, property condition assessment, building codes, forensic engineering, engineering expert, construction accidents, personal injury
Since 2010, the President and Managing Member of CLM Engineering Associates, LLC, which concentrates its focus on forensic engineering/expert witness work for the insurance industry and legal community. In addition, we offer construction management, civil engineering and building inspection services. Prior experience includes extensive construction management work on both commercial and residential projects. Performed safety inspections on both civilian and military projects through application of OSHA regulations. Designed drainage systems for the government while an officer with the United States military. Cost estimating for various projects exceeding $500 million. Design document creation and management of high-rise construction in Manhattan. marketplace. Management of telecommunications projects for Verizon in Manhattan including CPM schedule creation and updating. Directed and managed all water distribution system and sewer system work while working as a contractor to th...

Hesham Ali, PhD, PE, CPM Sustainable Road Engineering

Sunrise, Florida
Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering - asphalt, pavement, construction inspection, materials testing, emulsion, road construction, maintenance of traffic, concrete, earthwork, traffic control plans, materials testing, materials laboratory, road failure, geotechnical engineering, deficiencies, construction safety, pavement engineering
Academic • 64 Publications • 3 Patents • $ 3+ Million in research funding • Principal Investigator in 10 federally-, state- and privately funded research projects • 3 year member in Faculty Senate • 4 years ASCE Student Chapter Faculty Advisor • Inventor of 3D Paving • Promoted to Professor rank in 2021. • Editorial Manager International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology • Host of 2 annual Infrastructure Sustainability seminars • 10 years full time position with Florida International University Technical • PhD in Civil Engineering • Professional Engineering license in the states of Florida and Maryland • Licensed Contractor (Broward County) • 30 years of progressive experience as an engineer, consultant and contractor in a variety of design and construction projects in Florida, New York, New Jersey, Georgia, Maryland, Texas and Qatar. • Prequalified by FDOT for Construction and Engineering Inspection, Geotechnical Engineering, Materials Testing and Design. • FDOT approv...

Jason Bondurant, PE, RRC GCI Consultants, LLC

West Palm Beach, Florida
Construction Defects, Civil Engineering - Building Envelope Systems, Roofing, Waterproofing, Windows, Doors, Exterior Walls, Water Leak Investigations, Storm Damage Assessments
I am a Senior Consultant with GCI Consultants, LLC, a building envelope consulting and engineering firm based in South Florida. I am a licensed Professional Engineer with over nine years of consulting and engineering experience. I am licensed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. I have worked on hundreds of projects across the country including both new construction consulting and forensic analysis of existing buildings. I lead forensic investigations, develops repair plans and specifications, provides construction management services, performs quality assurance inspections, and provide expert witness testimony. I am a Registered Roof Consultant (RRC) with the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC). I specialize in building envelope systems and have expertise in roofing/waterproofing systems, exterior wall systems, and glazing systems.

Scott Harvey-Lewis, PE, LEED AP Building Mavens

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - Building Inspection, construction, civil engineering, milestone inspections, structural integrity inspections, Building Enclosures, Exterior Walls and Cladding Systems, Waterproofing Systems, Roofing Systems, Water Intrusion Investigations
Mr. Harvey-Lewis has more than 17 years of experience providing structural engineering design, construction administration, and forensic services to public and private-sector clients on various projects. As a forensic engineer, Scott investigates structural failures, building construction defects, and code compliance on behalf of attorneys, owners, developers, and insurance companies. Scott’s design portfolio includes significant phases of project development, from conceptual design and plan preparation through construction and final inspection. His expertise includes building envelope systems, cast-in-place concrete, steel, masonry, and timber design for commercial and residential structures, telecommunication and educational facilities, marinas, industrial plants, warehouses, storage and containment, and land development.

Maureen L Davis, PE, DFE Haight Davis & Associates, Inc.

Davisboro, Georgia
Engineering, Construction - Civil, structural and construction engineering consultant, specializing in the evaluation of construction defects. Provides expert witness testimony for defects, building foundations, roofing systems, drainage concerns, building envelope leaks, structural systems, ADA, trip and fall cases.
Ms. Davis is a Registered Professional Engineer in Georgia and has been practicing engineering since 1993. She provides expert witness testimony for all clients to include both plaintiffs and defendants. Her background includes 17 years with the US Army and extensive, hands-on construction experience. She is a member of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of American Military Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, Georgia Society of Professional Engineers, Institute of Roofing, ASTM International, Order of the Engineer and Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Society.

Christopher R Hanstad, P.E., CFM Hanstad Engineering Services

Champaign, Illinois
Civil Engineering - Floodway Violations, Floodplain Modeling, Flood Damage and Loss Assessment, Hydrology, Hydraulics, FEMA Floodplain Revisions, Drainage
Mr. Chris Hanstad has over 10 years of focused experience in floodplain analysis and evaluation of projects for compliance with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) regulations. As a Licensed Professional Engineer (IL, IN, and WI) and Certified Floodplain Manager he has led the Illinois Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) program for 8 years from its inception to make determination decisions for floodplain revision requests. Based on rigorous floodplain modeling technical standard and NFIP regulation compliance, Mr. Hanstad has personally made determination decisions for hundreds of LOMR applications which result in revisions to FEMA floodplain maps. Mr. Hanstad specializes in evaluating the flood risk impact of projects built in the floodplain on adjacent properties. He has made 7 floodway violation recommendations to FEMA and has provided litigation support for flooding resulting from a floodway violation. With in-depth knowledge of NFIP regulations and specialized technical...

Andrae L. Holliday, MSCE,MBA,DTh Solution Engineering Group

Montgomery, Illinois
Civil Engineering, Failure Analysis - Construction Design Failures, Drainage, Earthmoving/Mining/Paving Equipment, Parking Lot Design and Maintenance, Excavation and Embankment, Bridge Design, Retaining Walls, Construction Management Issues, Highway and Roadway Design, Lighting, Signage, Traffic Control, Bituminous and Concrete Pavement

Roger R. Machut, P.E., LEED AP Solution Engineering Group

Montgomery, Illinois
Civil Engineering, Failure Analysis - Site and Land Development, Project Management, Utility Design, Surface and Groundwater Flooding, Roadway Design, Bituminous and Concrete Pavement Design, Stormwater Management, Runway Pavement Design, Slip and Fall Injuries, Root Cause Construction Failures, Lead, Asbestos, Mold, Radon

EDUARD C BADIU, PhD, P.E. CeBB Engineering & Testing Co.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana
Civil Engineering, Construction Defects - 20 Years experienced Expert Witness, cause of origin, extent of damage, proper method of repair Variety of Perils: Hail, Wind, Fire, Flood, Accidental Discharge of Water, Soil Settlement, etc. Insurance Claims Property Damage Evaluations
Investigate residential and commercial sites to determine the cause and origin of structural failures, damages or defects. Analyze damages to structures that have been threatened by catastrophes. Inspect assigned buildings and sites, document existing site conditions, collection of evidence, and photographic documentation, utilize appropriate engineering survey, monitoring, and measuring equipment, research variety of technical resources, codes, standards, technical papers, text books, handbooks, internet. Inspections and analysis of building components and structures, preparation of testing requirements and procedures and preparation of condition reports. Experience in designs of low slope and steep slope roofing designs. Responsible for analysis and remedial design of structural failures and deficiencies. Review plans and specifications to identify conflicts and ambiguities. Perform and direct inspections of construction operations for compliance with specification and intent of ...

Makarand (Mark) Hastak, PhD, PE, CCP, CRIS Hastak Consulting Services, LLC

Indianapolis, Indiana
Construction, Civil Engineering - Construction Engineering, Construction Management, Cost Overruns, Schedule Delays, Construction Safety, Modular Construction, Factory Built Construction, Infrastructure Planning, Data Center Construction, project risk management, Disaster Recovery, Disaster Mitigation, Trade Secret Misappropriation
- Prof & Head (2007-Present) Construction Engrg and Mgmt, Purdue Univ. - Prof of Civil Engrg at Purdue Univ. - 30+ years work experience in the construction industry conducting research, teaching, and consulting. - Research funded by National, State, and Industry sources - Graduated 18 PhD and 40+ MS students as the Major Prof. - Regularly teach Professional construction courses - Offered 40+ invited lectures and keynotes around the world - Professional Engineer (PE) + Certified Cost Professional (CCP) + 30-Hour OSHA + Const Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS) - Author and co-author of over 200 publications including journal and peer-reviewed conference papers, book chapters, and several other publications - Co-authored a popular book on Infrastructure Planning, Engineering, and Economics through McGraw-Hill (2015, 2nd Ed.) - Served on the Education Board of the Association for Advancement of Cost Engineering (2004-2016) - Edited two books for AACE the 6th edition of the Sk...

John Hlinka, PE, M. ASCE

Benton, Kentucky
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - civil, forensic science, accident analysis, failures, foundations, structures, drainage, culverts, washouts, hydrology, investigations, corrosion, chemical, industrial, building codes, inspections, construction, OSHA Compliance, swimming pools, structural, tornado, earthquake, railroad, highway
Mr. Hlinka has worked over 39 years in the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management market with experience in numerous industries: Chemical, Oil Refinery, Pulp & Paper, Adhesives, Nuclear Power Generation, Nuclear Feed Stock, and Steel. His work has overlapped with residential and commercial industries. Throughout his career he has engineered and managed a myriad of projects in these industries and has provided leadership to the various companies in the capacities of: Site Manager, Design Manager, Project Manager, Construction Supervisor, and currently as President. Design engineering, analysis, and inspection experience includes structural steel, reinforced concrete, masonry, wood, and stormwater drainage.

William C. Stein, PE, CCM Precision Construction Engineering and Services LLC

Longville, Louisiana
Civil Engineering, Construction Defects - Construction Materials, Soils, Concrete, Roadway Construction, Bridge Construction, highway construction, Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Claims, Construction Management, Paint and Coatings
I have more than 47 years of roadway / heavy highway construction and materials engineering experience. I offer consulting and expert services for attorneys on issues regarding road, street, highway, temporary traffic control, runway and earthwork; asphalt, concrete, coatings and other construction materials; designs, plans, specifications, CPM scheduling (Primavera) and contract documents; right-of-way issues; and work zone safety. I perform contract performance, forensic investigations and provides consulting, expert reports, rebuttals, and testimony if required. I have a rich and varied work history that includes construction materials engineering for highways and bridges, industrial plants, high rise offices and power plants. I have worked for private owners, general contractors as well as the Department of Transportation.

Robert C Eitel, PE Landesign, Inc.

Bowie, Maryland
Civil Engineering, Hydrology - Flooding, Engineering Standard of Care, Land Development Engineering
Board Certified Diplomate of Forensic Engineering through the National Academy of Forensic Engineers

Lamar T. Hawkins, PE, JD PEG, Inc.

Mississippi
Engineering, Premises Liability - Civil Engineering, Fall Protection, Construction, Analysis, Industrial Safety including OSHA and NFPA. See www.peginc.biz for Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geo technical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering.
PEG, Inc. offers consultation and expert testimony in many specialized areas, such as the following: Accident Reconstruction & Investigations Building Codes Concrete Failures Construction & Environmental Construction Equipment Accidents Construction Safety & Related Codes Cooling Towers & Hydraulics Electrical Engineering Excavation, Blasting & Trenching Exhibit Reconstruction & Investigations Fall Protection Highway & Transportation Problems Mechanical Engineering Metallurgy & Welding / Failure Studies OSHA Issues Paints, Coatings & Lead Abatement Premise Liability Product Failure & Liability Issues Safety Issues (Construction, Industrial & Product) Slips, Trips & Falls Software Engineering Studies Structural Steel & Building Failure Studies

Scott R Smith Mirage Studio, PLLC

Belgrade, Montana
Civil Engineering, Construction - Building Construction Defects, Construction Engineering, Civil Infrastructure, Subdivisions
Montana License - 12593 PE. 12 years experience teaching construction and civil engineering at Montana State University. I have taught a total of 10 different courses including: construction estimating, building information modeling, planning and scheduling, engineering mechanics and materials, heavy equipment management, technical writing, and engineering ethics. I have served as an expert witness on several construction and engineering related projects throughout Montana, representing both plaintiff and defendant. Cases have included private residences, commercial projects, public infrastructure projects, and subdivisions. Responsibilities include reviewing all discovery documents, corresponding with attorneys, site inspections, report writing, depositions and trial witness. Thirteen years experience as a Civil Engineering Principal and Project Manager. Managed and designed multiple private and public projects throughout Montana. My responsibilities included: Marketing an...

Jared Krupa, PE K2 Engineering

Reno, Nevada
Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering - zipline engineering, zip lines, aerial adventure challenge courses, ASTM, structure fire repair design evaluation, NAARSO, ACCT, wood structures, amusement ride inspections, pre manufactured wood trusses, ASTM F2959, IBC wind snow seismic design
Jared A. Krupa is a principal engineer at K2 Engineering and Structural Design, LLC (K2). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno, and Professional Engineering licenses in multiple US states. Jared started his structural engineering career in 1999 and has since advanced his profession into more specialized fields such as the amusement ride industry and design/analysis of buildings damaged by fire. Founded in February 2005, K2 is a medium-sized engineering firm located in Reno, Nevada, that focuses on the structural design of commercial buildings, residential homes, and amusement rides and attractions. K2 provides quality engineering services to architects, designers, owners, building contractors and developers with a focus on efficiency and constructability. K2’s staff has over 60 years of experience in the design of projects both large and small in Northern California, Northern Nevada and Lake Tahoe. K2’s expertise and ex...

Amin Terouhid, Ph.D., PE, PMP, PSP Adroit Consultants, LLC

Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
Construction, Construction Defects - Civil Engineering, industrial engineering, forensic schedule and delay analysis, construction safety, slip and fall, construction injury, concrete inspection, standard of care, construction simulation and modeling, construction inspection, loss of productivity, critical path method (CPM), OSHA
Dr. Amin Terouhid is a Principal Consultant with Adroit Consultants, LLC. He leads a vibrant consulting practice on construction claim matters especially in the areas of delay analysis, loss of productivity, claims for changes, construction defects, and injury cases. With extensive experience working on several large and mega construction projects internationally and throughout the United States, he is a recognized expert in preparing and investigating construction claims. Served numerous times (in more than 90 cases) in the capacity of a consulting expert. Currently (Feb 2022) involved in one international arbitration case for a multimillion-dollar claim in the court of London and three other cases, including a construction delay and loss of productivity claim for a megaproject in New York, a construction injury case, and a slip and fall case in the United States. Licenses • Examined and certified by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (TBPELS) as a Prof...

Benjamin M. Cornelius LERA Consulting Structural Engineers

New York, New York
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - Design Defects, Construction Defects, Collapse, Damage, Deterioration, Failure, Deflection, Settlement, Cracking, Spalling, Corrosion, Concrete, Structural Steel, Masonry, Wood, Lot Line Construction, Underpinning, Drawings, Specifications, High-Rise Structure, Long-span Structure
Benjamin Cornelius is a structural engineer with over 25 years of experience in the design and rehabilitation of structures, including tall buildings and other complex structures. His design projects include the Broad Museum in Los Angeles, the renovation and expansion of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, and the supertall TransNational Place in Boston. Mr. Cornelius leads LERA’s Investigations and Expert Witness Practice and is an experienced expert witness. He has conducted forensic investigations in North America, Europe, and Asia in disputes totaling over $2 billion. He has provided consultations in disputes involving tall buildings, residential structures, embassy complexes, medical facilities, historic buildings, sports and entertainment structures, transportation facilities, and modular construction. He has led investigations into the collapse of steel and concrete structures. He has testified in mediation, arbitration, and court proceedings and is licensed as a profe...

Frank Ferrantello, PLS Ferrantello Group

Plainview, New York
Land Surveying, Slip Trip & Fall - Boundary Dispute, accident and site mapping, civil engineering,flood,drainage,utility,land development,standard of care,easements,mapping,zoning,land use,earth work, adverse possession,
Mr. Ferrantello has been retained by a vast number of law firms, insurance companies and municipalities.Mr. Ferrantello has also had great deal of experience with large number of diverse projects such as: Expert Surveys, Maps, Plans, Diagrams, Exhibit’s, Testimony for damages and injuries such as: trip and falls, tree damage, flood building damage, traffic accidents, public and private property damage as well as wrongful death suits. Also has an extensive experience and background in Site Planning and Subdivision Consulting, examining title records, deeds and other recorded documents such as ingress and egress, pedestrian easements, right of ways, air and development rights, vista easements, bridle paths, beach, bathing and mooring rights, covenants and restrictions, real property, zoning and other land use principles. Extensive knowledge of the local Long Island zoning codes, site planning and subdivision regulations.The profession itself is to define the property lines and measure...

Matthew C. Neff, P.E.,P.S. M.Neff Consultants

Cleveland, Ohio
Civil Engineering, Land Surveying - civil engineering, drainage, grading, utilities, site design, subdivisions, land development
Mr. Neff has expertise in the areas of civil / site engineering, design and review of roadways, utilities, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, water mains, site planning, industrial site design, residential site design, multi-family site design, stormwater management, soil and erosion control, water quality, EPA regulations, and feasibility studies. Mr. Neff has surveying expertise in land surveying including boundary line determination; boundary, topographic and ALTA/ACSM surveys. Mr. Neff has been an expert witness including document analysis and report preparation in land development and drainage cases.

Scott A. Vura, PE Osborn Engineering

Cleveland, Ohio
Engineering, Civil Engineering - Civil Engineering, Storm Drainage, Site Development, Grading, Underground Utilities, Athletic Fields, Stadiums, Detention Basins, Construction Claims, Pavement, Roadway, Culverts
Mr. Vura has participated in over a dozen cases in the past 15 years. He is a Registered Professional Civil Engineer in AL, AZ, AR, CO, GA, FL, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MI, MO, NE, NJ, NM, NY, NV, NC, OH, PA, RI, SC, TX, VA, WV, WI. Employed at Osborn Engineering since 1997, and currently serving as Executive Vice President and Principal of the infrastructure Group, his responsibilities have included civil engineering management, design, plan and specification preparation, feasibility studies and construction inspection. Project experience includes utilities – waterlines, sanitary & storm sewers – site development, storm water analysis and detention/retention basin sizing and athletic fields.

Keith A. Bergman, PE Bergman Engineering, LLC

Harleysville, Pennsylvania
Premises Liability, Traffic Engineering - Accident Reconstruction, Civil Engineering, Codes and Standards, Construction, Highway and Street Design, Job-Site Safety, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Premises Liability, Slip Trip and Fall, Transportation, Traffic Engineering, Walkway Surface and Pavement Evaluation
Our mission: Bringing clarity to complexity. Bergman Engineering is a forensic engineering firm that provides objective investigative analysis and consulting services as well as expert witness testimony. Hired for our expertise, we utilize our knowledge and experience to evaluate cases and claims with regard to civil engineering concepts. This can extend to a number of different practice areas for both plaintiff and defense counsel. Our case experience ranges from small private claims to large civil claims. We have consulted in complex claims and litigation on behalf of corporations, attorneys, insurance companies, and municipal/government agencies. Certified Professional Engineer: California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

John E Poole, P.E. Constructonomics (CNX), LLC

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Civil Engineering, Construction - Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Building Codes, Civil Engineering, Construction, Stucco, OSHA Ramp & Stairs, Scheduling Delay & Analysis, Structural Engineering, Waterproofing, Storm water
A construction and engineering expert with 20 years of construction industry experience as a civil engineer, forensic engineer, CPM scheduler, cost estimator, general contractor, subcontractor, and project management consultant. Strong expertise gained through projects that ranged from $100,000 to over $1 Billion and have included commercial, residential, government, and institutional markets. Mr. Poole has been retained as an expert witness on several litigation cases in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland.

Michael Sheleheda, P.E. Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.

Monroeville, Pennsylvania
Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering - Stormwater, Erosion and Sediment Control, Hydrology, Landslides and Slope Stability, Foundations, Settlement, Retaining Walls, Geohazards, Pavement Evaluation and Remediation, Earthwork, Construction and Materials Testing, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility.
Mr. Sheleheda specializes in geotechnical and civil engineering. His experience includes providing geotechnical engineering design/expertise for all aspects of land development and construction. Projects have included establishing procedures for subsurface explorations, boring layout, soil sampling, and laboratory testing programs. Michael has authored geotechnical reports regarding deep, shallow, and specialty foundation construction for projects in the real estate, natural gas, manufacturing, mining and public client sectors. Also, he has investigated and provided remedial recommendations for landslides, carbonaceous (expansive) shale, retaining walls, karst, geohazards, and mine grouting/subsidence. His responsibilities have included preparing bid packages, authoring specifications, and construction level drawings, as well as preparing expert reports for the legal and insurance industries. In addition, Michael has experience in the preparation of erosion and sediment control pla...

Harvey H Stone, PE Stone Consulting, Inc.

WARREN, Pennsylvania
Civil Engineering, Transportation - Railroad Track, Railroad Equipment, Streetcar Track, Railroad Grade Crossings, Railroad Structures, Railroad Bridges, Surface Transportation Board, Coal Rate Cases, Shortline Railroad, Tourist Railroad, Overhead Contact System, Track Related Injuries
With 50+ years of engineering experience and 20+ years of railroad experience, I have experience with railroad track design and inspection as well as most aspects of railroading regarding rail operations, streetcars, rail related injuries, railroad grade crossings and railroad structures. I have inspected numerous railroad bridges in many states as well as investigating derailments. In addition, my firm, Stone Consulting, Inc. has completed railroad line appraisals, rail equipment inspections and appraisals, and track assessments, for both shortline and tourist railroads. I am licensed as a Professional Engineer in AR; CO; FL; GA; IL; MD; ME; MI; MN; MO; MT; NC; NH; NY; OK; PA; TN; TX; UT; VA; WI; IA; MA; NE; NV; OR; RI; SC; VT; WA; WY. I have been accepted as an expert witness by the Surface Transportation Board (STB) for railroad track design, construction and maintenance of way.

Julian M. Toneatto, PhD, PE, PP Adler Engineers, zinc.

Lafayette Hill , Pennsylvania
Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering - Civil Engineering, Expert Witness, Geotechnical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Oil & Gas Industry, Traffic Engineering, Construction Management, OSHA, Health & Safety, Planning, Design, Stormwater Management, Wetlands, Bridge Construction, Materials Testing, Geosciences,
President of Engineering Firm, US Army Corps of Engineers; Disabled Vietnam Veteran, Retired Army, Expert Witness, Operated a rock quarry and Soils Testing Laboratory, Fully insured. Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in 7 States including PA IL TX DE NJ FL and MD.

James D. Wamble, PE, RLS Wamble & Associates, PLLC

Brentwood, Tennessee
Engineering, Land Surveying - Civil Engineering, Land Surveying, Land Condemnation, Eminent Domain, Land Use Planning, Real Estate Development, Drainage, Site Design, Subdivision, Zoning, Highway Design, Concept Design
Over 40 years' experience as a professional engineer serving as expert witness in condemnation, land use, survey and general civil engineering lawsuits. I specialize in land use planning, civil engineering and land surveying for development projects involving the design of roads, drainage, subdivisions, apartments, condominiums, shopping centers and all types of commercial site plans.

Gerald Blackler, Ph.D, P.E., D.WRE

Texas
Hydrology, Civil Engineering - Water Resources, Hydraulics, Floodplain, Flood Forensics, Hydrologist, Hydraulic Modeling, Transportation Drainage, Roadway Drainage, Rainfall, Runoff, Design Storms, Sedimentation, Sediment Transport, Stormwater, Culvert, Stormsewer, Urban Hydrology, Urban Flooding, Construction
Water flows downhill, sometimes water is a resource, sometimes it is an enemy, sometimes it is both. If your case involves the impact of water, my expertise is available for your case. I am an expert in hydrology, hydraulics, the engineering of drainage systems, including culverts, transportation drainage, bridge scour, bridge hydraulics, floodplain management, transportation hydraulics, water resources, and accidental death or drowning near hydraulic structures. My work routinely produces technical evidence that is hard to dispute and easy to understand. My background and experience in consulting and teaching allows me to produce complicated information in a format that is easy to digest, such as video files, and images that explain the complicated physical interactions of hydrology and hydraulics. Some of my past litigation work produced evidence that was not disputed by opposing experts. My approach is to first understand the case, then to discuss one on one what technica...

L. David Givler, MSCE, PE Givler Engineering, Inc.

San Antonio, Texas
Civil Engineering, Hydrology - flood, drainage, storm, water, floodplain, dam, hydraulics, FEMA, municipal, stormwater regulation, flood plain analysis, dam construction and maintenance, road construction and repair, water resources, runoff, flow, pipe, street, utility
Registration Professional Engineer, 1990 (PA No. PE 040565 E), 1993 (TX No. 73842) Experience Experienced in hydrology and hydraulics. Performed numerous flood studies for rivers and creeks, bridge hydraulic studies, reservoir analyses, drainage designs and storm water pollution prevention plan designs. Experienced with dams. Designed new dams, performed inspections, analyzed seepage conditions, developed rehabilitation programs, developed Emergency Action Plans, developed foundation-grouting programs and constructed and operated physical models. Experienced city engineer, having served in multiple cities. Designed public street, drainage, and utility improvements. Reviewed subdivision plats, proposed utility modifications and ordinances. Experienced in site development and subdivisions. Designed roads, utilities, lot layouts, grading plans, detention ponds and drainage systems for residential and commercial subdivisions. Experienced in public presentations and teachin...

Justin Hall, MAS, PE Hall Engineering Group, Ltd

Texas
Engineering, Construction Defects - Civil Engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering, construction, construction fault, forensic engineering, structural failure, structural inspection. Licensed in AR, TX, OK, MO, KS, MS.
Expert consultant/witness in over 50 cases with trial experience across the South including AR, MO, OK, TX, TN, LA and MS. Justin Hall, PE is a licensed professional engineer providing a broad range of services in forensic engineering to insurance companies and law firms, construction, energy, mining, and technology, engineering and architectural firms, governmental and educational institutions, property owners, builders and individuals. With over 20 years of experience in engineering and forensic consulting, design, construction assessments, international codes and research, Justin Hall, PE has provided clients with structural analysis and design, condition assessment, damage investigations, failure analysis, construction consulting & management, and expert testimony. States include Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi. SPECIALIZED PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE - Engineering & Construction Forensics — Expert Consulting/Witness; Structural; Insurance...

William F. Ikerd, II, PhD, PE, CM-BIM IKERD Consulting, LLC

Dallas, Texas
Construction, Structural Engineering - Building Information Modeling (BIM), Level Of Development (LOD), Structural Engineering, 3D Modeling, Laser Scanning, LiDAR, scan-to-BIM, Metrology, Failure Analysis, Forensic Engineering, Architecture, MEP, mechanical, construction defects, concrete, steel, wood, timber, masonry, civil engineering.
Mr. Will Ikerd, PhD, P.E. (TX) is principal at IKERD, a firm that specializes in consulting for attorneys, owners, general contractors, trade contractors and designers of buildings, civil, infrastructure, mechanical and manufacturing projects. The firm focuses in the areas of engineering, laser scanning, Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) and Building Information Modeling (BIM). Mr. Ikerd is currently on the board of directors of the BIMForum and chairs three of their Taskforces; BIM Execution Plan (BxP), Reality Capture / Laser scanning and Level Of Development (LOD). He graduated with his bachelor’s in civil engineering and masters in structural engineering in 1998 from Washington University in St. Louis with a focus on 3D parametric modeling and is currently a University of Denver PhD candidate in BIM research.

Amy Patrick, PE Apollo BBC, Inc.

Houston, Texas
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - Engineering Design, Forensic Engineering, Consulting Engineering, Structural Analysis, Infrastructure, Concrete, Steel Structures, Engineering, Construction
Ms. Patrick is a Technical Consultant at Apollo BBC and a licensed professional engineer with over 10 years of experience with licensure. Ms. Patrick has a background in structural and civil engineering, including civil site development, structural design, structural forensics, highway and associated structure analysis and evaluation, retaining wall evaluation, flood mitigation and floodproofing, building envelope consulting, and finite element analysis of structural systems. Amy is a licensed professional engineer in Texas and California and has been an adjunct professor at the University of Houston-Downtown's Structural Analysis and Design program since 2013.

David T Williams, PhD, PE, PH, CFM, CPESC, F.ASCE, D.WRE DTW and Associates, Engineers, LLC

Texas
Civil Engineering, Hydrology - floodplain flooding, hydrology, river hydraulics, stream bank protection, stream restoration, fluvial geomorphology, levees, erosion control, stream bank failure, erosion control plans, best management practices, FEMA floodplain studies
Dr. David Williams, PE (CO, AZ, CA, LA, MO, NM, TX, HI, MS, OR, WA) has over 45 years of experience in the water resources industry and is known for his contributions to the industry. He is also a recognized expert in sedimentation engineering and in developing innovative solutions to difficult hydraulic and hydrologic design problems in rivers and estuaries. Dr. Williams previously served as a two time President of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA). He has served as chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Technical Committees on Sedimentation, Computational Hydraulics, River Restoration, and Risk, Uncertainty and Probabilistic Approaches. He served as a committee member of ASTM A05.12 (Wire specifications) and on ASTM D18.25 (Erosion Control Products). While chair of the Federal Interagency Technical Committee on Sedimentation, he worked with hydraulic and sedimentation experts from the Federal Highway Administration, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. ...

Marcor G. Platt, SE, PE, PMP Precision Systems Engineering

South Jordan, Utah
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - Forensic engineering, construction defect evaluation and repair, structural failure analysis, structural retrofits, structural building codes, fall protection anchorage, project management, fire damage analysis, water intrusion, electrical transmission line structures, impact structural damage
Mr. Marcor Platt is a licensed civil and/or structural engineer in 20 states - namely Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Washington. He provides expert opinion reports and testimony for structural and civil projects involving both forensic engineering and design engineering. He has conducted over 600 forensic investigations involving roof failures, wall failures, foundation issues, corrosion, or other forms of damage resulting from rain, hail, wind, snow, tornado, hurricane, earthquake, lightning, fire, volcano, tropical storm, vehicle impact, construction defect, or other natural or man-made events. He has testified at depositions and trials regarding concrete roof tile wind damage, post-tensioned slab adequacy to resist punching shear, project cost estimates, wall structural adequacy to resist wind forces, hori...

Michael F Myers, PE, CFM 30 Scale, LLC

Palmyra, Virginia
Civil Engineering, Hydrology - Drainage, Hydrology, Hydraulics, Floodplain Mapping, Storm Sewer, Stormwater Management, Flooding, Storm Drainage, FEMA, Grading, Erosion and Sediment Control, Runoff
Mr. Myers has over 25 years of experience as a civil engineer in Virginia as the engineer-of-record on projects involving hydrologic/hydraulic analysis for land development projects. A Professional Engineer in Virginia since 1999 and a Certified Floodplain Manager since 2012, Mr. Myers is experienced in commercial and residential stormwater management design, floodplain management, erosion and sediment control design, and assessing drainage issues through field investigation and written report.
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