Construction Defects Expert Witnesses in California

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of construction defects expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on construction defects and related issues. Construction defects 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 construction defects expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Construction Defects, Building Envelope, Waterproofing, Construction, Electrical, Hvac, Ada, Code Violations, Concrete, Cost To Repair, Engineering, Failure Analysis, Fire, General Construction, and Personal Injury.

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Paul L. Johnson Gryphon Consulting

Construction Defects, Construction - Residential, commercial, leaks, tenant fit-outs, kitchens, baths, remodels, construction related slip-fall & personal injury, historic buildings, restaurants, roofs, siding, critical path, luxury construction, high-end construction, wine cellars, cabinetry, Schluter Systems, tile, stone, masonry
Award-Winning construction professional. 45 years of hands-on experience. Founder/operator of two highly-successful construction firms. Experience includes all aspects of residential and high-end residential construction, new builds and remodeling, light commercial construction and tenant build-out - multiple new builds, over 60 whole home remodels, over 500 kitchen remodels, approximately 400 master bath remodels, numerous tenant fit out projects, restaurants, and a historic landmark complete renovation. Extensive consulting experience as an Owner's Representative. Patented inventor of a cabinet installation assembly. Author of the book Residential Building & Remodeling, On Amazon I work to stay current on construction processes, materials, technique's, industry changes and codes through construction of investment properties. Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: • Construction Defects • Personal Injury resulting from Cons...

Mohamed E. Hassan, PhD, PE Hassan Consulting Group, LLC

Construction, Construction Defects - Engineering Design, Building Codes, construction management, structural engineering, infrastructure engineering, reinforced concrete, steel structures, bridges, Structure engineer, foundations, piers, abutments, and soil analysis.
- 45 years construction design and management of commercial and residential projects. - 15 years Construction Expert Witness - 10 years of teaching experience in George Mason University, DeVry University and NVCC - 15 years of mediation and conflict resolution Mohamed Hassan, PhD, PE has 45 years of diversified experience in the construction industry for commercial and residential projects. He is the principal of Hassan Consulting Group, LLC specializing in designing and building a variety of projects. He was an adjunct professor at George Mason University, DeVry University, and Northern Virginia Community College. LICENSES: He is a licensed professional engineer in the states of Virginia and Texas. He is also licensed contractor in the state of Virginia and District of Colombia (Washington DC). He is certified by the Supreme Court of Virginia as a Mediator. He is admitted in Virginia, West Virginia and Washington DC Court Systems. CONSTRUCTION EXPERT: Experienced in const...

David R. Mullaney, Esq. D. R. Mullaney P.C.

Construction, Construction Defects - Construction Delays, Construction Breach Of Contract, Substandard Workmanship, Architectural Negligence, Design-Engineering Defects, Cost Dispute Analysis & Reconciliation, Building Inspection, Risk Management, Schedule Delay Responsibility, Slips, Trips & Falls, Job Site Failures
David R. Mullaney, Esq. is a detail-oriented licensed Attorney At Law and Construction Expert with 2 plus decades of experience in all facets of the low to mid rise construction industry where his former firm constructed numerous new buildings and building additions from institutional academic buildings to athletic centers, theatrical venues, and numerous academic residential housing developments. Having founded and served for 24 years as CEO of Mullaney Corporation, former Construction Manager's at Risk, Mr. Mullaney understands the vertical construction business, and particularly the demands of private clients, including the unwavering and unrelenting August and December building completion dates for private school client services, notwithstanding labor shortages, strikes, weather, material supply issues, and design documents issues and conflicts between the multiple design disciplines. Serving New England and New York, his company constructed on average 11 major building proj...

Richard W Brand, AIA, NCARB, CPM, PMP, DBIA

Santa Monica, California
Architecture, Construction - Project Management, Program Management, Construction Management Standard of Care Failures, Construction Documents, Change Order, Design Coordination, Building Envelope Failure, Construction Defects, Architectural Professional Liability Failures, Water Intrusion, Construction Administration
Licensed Architect in California and Utah with over 40 years of experience in the field of Architecture and Construction Management and was responsible for managing multibillion-dollar, multi-site new construction and renovation projects throughout the United States. As an Expert Witness I have performed Standard of Care analysis of Architects/Engineer and Project Management Performance Reviews in Architect/Engineer negligence claims. Investigated Construction defects, Contractor Non-Compliance, and Owner Payment / Change Order Delay Claims. As the Principal Project Director / Design & Construction Training & Construction Lead for the second largest K-12 school district in the country and their $35 billion construction bond program that included developing new Policies and Procedures RFQs, RFPs, Bid Award, Contract Execution, Construction Management, Constructability Reviews, Owner Move-in and Project Closeout for general construction contracts including Design Bid Build, Design...

Scott Cohen The Green Scene

Chatsworth, California
Construction Defects, Landscape Design - Pool Expert, Construction Defects, Construction Expert, Concrete patios, Landscaping, Vanishing Edge, Landscape Design, Concrete Contractor, Swimming Pools, Outdoor Fireplace, California Contractors, spas, Ponds and Waterfalls, Hardscape, Masonry, Fire Pits, Safety, Swimming Pool Tile Delamination
Cohen has provided professional forensic services as a member of the industry expert program for the contractors state license board since 2002. His forensic services are less than 10% of his professional services, offered equally for plaintiffs and defendants. Cohen’s forensic Practices Assurances: - Cohen will formulate and articulate his opinions with truthfulness and clarity - Cohen will provide opinions only on subjects where he is qualified and which are based on known facts that can be proven. - Cohen will accurately track and report time and services provided - Cohen’s opinions may be subject to modification as a result of new information - Cohen will examine all documents supplied by client in a timely manner. - Cohen will work overtime if case is urgent - Cohen is under no duty to provide opinions if given insufficient time or compensation to complete a thoughtful examination of the case - Cohen will provide opinions that are not inevitable and may be different than the...

John Chip Corbin

Valley Glen, California
Technology, Construction Defects - Crestron, Lutron, AMX, Control4, RTI, Elan, Kaleidescape, Programming, Television, Audio, Video, Lighting, Electrical, Luxury Home, Automation, Integration, LiteTouch, Vantage, Media Rooms, Conference Rooms, Home Theater, Power Surge, Lightning, Smart Home, Security, Surveillance, Noise Masking
Forty+ Years of Professional Experience with Luxury Home & Commercial Construction including Crestron, Lutron, AMX, Control4, LiteTouch, Vantage, Elan, Phast, Panja, ADA, Savant, Electrical, Lighting, Corporate Conference Rooms, IT and “Smart Home” technologies, Home Theater, Automation, Integration, Security, Personal Injury and MORE… • Skills & experience include system design, programming, construction and troubleshooting of a wide variety of high-performance technical systems. • CA Licensed Contractor for C& and C10 low and high voltage electrical systems since 1988, Lic. No. 534161 (Inactive) & 1101511 Expert Witness Experience - 2010 to Present: • About a dozen cases to date involving system design, technical failure, construction defect, personal injury, product liability, wrongful death, fire & lightning damage, system valuation and patent/trademark. • Involvement includes consultation, analysis, reports, deposition, litigation support and custom exhibits. • Work has ...

Kier G Cotton

Livermore, California
Construction, Construction Defects - General Construction, Framing, Building Envelope, Waterproofing, Electrical, HVAC, Concrete, Residential Construction, Multi Family Dwelling, Single Family Dwelling, Commercial Construction, Finish , Contract Scope, Cost to Repair, Site development, Architectural Design, Utility , Gas, Solar, Fire
Mr. Cotton has a diverse, comprehensive, and practical knowledge of construction methodologies, with equivalent experience in the science of sequencing projects. His intellectual understanding is paired with first-hand experience over years of practical application. Mr. Cotton holds several active licenses from the state of California, specifically plumbing, electrical, and carpentry. For each of these credentials, Mr. Cotton accrued qualifying time under the guidance of licensed experts in each trade and passed all required testing. He has been in construction since the early 2000’s, solidly grounding his vast knowledge and expertise. Mr. Cotton serves as an expert witness in many construction-related matters. As VP of Reconstruction and Senior Consultant at Blackstone Global based in Walnut Creek CA, Mr. Cotton performs construction defect and litigation services with a team of highly qualified experts. Services focused on include: Testing and analysis of construction defects. D...

Kenneth J. Fischbeck Laguna Crest Enterprise, Inc.

Orange, California
Construction, Construction Defects - Construction Defect Analysis, Standard of Care, Construction Cost Over Runs & Delays, Construction Critical Path Scheduling, Inspections & Testing, Contract Compliance, Construction Management, Construction Repair and Completion Costs Analysis, Contractor Terminations. Forensic Building Inspection
Owner and Chief Operating Officer of a multi-million dollar licensed General Contracting Construction Company for the past 40+ years, constructing hundreds of Private, Commercial and Residential, State, Local, and Federal Governmental Projects, with extensive experience in all aspects of construction including: Construction Defects Analysis, Forensic Inspection and Analysis of Structures, Construction Standards of Care, Construction Contracts Agreements, Construction Project Management, Critical Path Construction Scheduling with or without Manpower Loading, Construction Estimating, Construction Job Safety, Construction Quality Control Analysis, Sustainable Building Systems, LEED Building Certification, Analysis of Excessive Cost Over Runs and Delays on Projects, Contractor Qualifications Review and Analysis, and Review, Analysis and Documentation of the Condition of a Project during or after a Contractor Terminated for Nonperformance. I am a Graduate from California State Universit...

Stephen George Landscapes West

San Diego, California
Construction Defects, Landscape Design - landscape, landscape construction defects, landscape design & construction, irrigation, landscape drainage, water intrusion, landscape personal injury, arboriculture, property line dispute, landscape standard of care
California Landscape Contractor - Lic. #389976 & #961442 Certified Segmented Retaining Wall Installer - CSRW1 Certified Concrete Paver Installer ICPI Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute Specialist Course - Permeable Paver Installation ICPI Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute MWEL Mastering Water Efficient Landscapes CLCA California Landscape Contractors Association & The Metropolitan Water District Belgard Hardscapes Belgard Authorized Contractor Certificate of Authenticity Memberships: CLCA California Landscape Contractors Assoc. IR Irrigation Association ISA International Society of Arboriculture ICPI Interlocking Concrete Pavement Assoc. NCMA National Concrete Masonry Association PTCA Professional Tree Care Association of San Diego BBB Better Business Bureau * A+ rating Awards: California Landscape Contractors Association Residential Design & Build Resi...

Bradley C. Hammerstrom, AIA, NCARB The Diehl Group Architects, Inc.

Encinitas, California
Construction Defects, Architecture - Forensic Architecture, Destructive Testing, Site Inspections, Construction Defects, Building Envelope, Roofing, Fenestration, Waterproofing, Exterior Claddings, Construction Drawings, Contract Administration, Slip and Fall, Building Code, Peer Review, Quality Assurance, Testimony.
25+ years experience in construction defect litigation support and expert witness services for plaintiff and defense attorneys. Experience includes field investigations, water intrusion analysis, construction installation sequencing, code analysis, development of repair solutions, trial preparation and expert witness testimony. Projects include residential, commercial, and high rise in California, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado and Texas (licensed in 5 states). Experience also includes traditional architectural services for projects involving repair or reconstruction: architectural design, production of construction documents and contract administration. Experience includes consulting for architects and developers to provide peer-review of drawings, quality assurance site observations, evaluation of in-progress construction for conformance to the construction drawings and specifications and workmanship standards. AIA - American Institute of Architects NCARB - National council of Archit...

Kevin Hastings, P.E., C.F.P.S Ivey Engineering, Inc.

San Diego, California
Mechanical Engineering, HVAC - HVAC, plumbing, construction defects, construction engineering, energy, failure analysis, engineering, refrigeration
Ivey Engineering, Inc. (IEI) is an HVAC, plumbing, process piping, fire sprinkler and energy management consulting firm. The firm performs building system design work, forensic analysis, expert witness consulting, product liability consulting, construction cost analysis and construction claims consulting. The staff is comprised of professional engineers and former construction executives. We are licensed engineers and licensed contractors and have performed consulting work in over 30 states. Our clients include contractors, homeowner associations, commercial building owners, tenants, hotels, casinos, design professionals, manufacturers, law firms, insurance companies and individuals. We know what it takes to design, bid and construct projects. IEI was founded in 1994 in San Diego, California. We have offices in San Diego; Clearwater Florida; and Richmond, Virginia and provide consulting and expert witness services nationwide. Each of our engineers are licensed as professional engin...

David B Helfant, PhD, ICC Construction and Engineering

berkeley, California
Construction Engineering, Construction Defects - Construction quality control, safety, defect, contract documents.

Carl H. Josephson, PE, SE Josephson-Werdowatz & Associates, Inc.

San Diego, California
Structural Engineering, Engineering - Wood, masonry, steel, concrete structures. Construction defect, insurance litigation, professional liability claims. Seismic/wind design, code review, standard of care analysis. Also foundations, underpinning, retaining walls, and tie-backs. Extensive graphics and animations capabilities.
Josephson-Werdowatz & Associates (JWA), founded in 1988 and with licenses in thirty states, has provided structural design and construction defect investigations/evaluations across the United States and abroad. Structural evaluations included wood, masonry, steel, and concrete structures, with particular emphasis on seismic and wind design. JWA has experience working with specialty materials such as acrylic, aluminum, and glass as well. Evaluations also include code review and analysis, and standard of care analysis. JWA has extensive experience with geotechnical structures such as special foundations, underpinning, retaining walls, tie-backs, and soil nails, among others. JWA strives for a reasoned, accurate, and practical solution to structural engineering problems and deficiencies. Principal Structural Engineers Carl H. Josephson, PE, SE; Dan R. Werdowatz PE, SE; and Stephen P. Kerr, PE, SE have been retained as expert witnesses in over 1,500 cases for plaintiff and defense cli...

Ron D Kammeyer, CLARB, BS, RLA Kammeyer & Associates, Inc.

Corona, California
Landscape Design, Construction Defects - Landscape Architecture, Personal Injury, Landscape Standard of Care, Parks & Recreation / Sports Facilities, A.D.A. Design and Access, Landscape Maintenance, Landscape Construction, Irrigation, Water & Drainage, Arboriculture, Horticulture, Code Violations
Ron Kammeyer has decades of professional Landscape Architectural experience in research, design, construction documents, construction, observation, and maintenance. His award winning company, Kammeyer & Associates, Inc., established in 1966, was awarded the ASLA "Centennial Medallion" (only awarded every 100 years). Ron Kammeyer is professionally licensed in California, Nevada, Hawaii, and Canada, and has current projects under design or construction. He holds a BS degree in Landscape Architecture and has served over the years as a guest professor at UCLA. Ron's experience since licensure in 1982 results in high quality standard practice of the industry allowing the involved parties to accurately assess the loss, advance successful claims, and/or mitigate liability. Kammeyer was also an author of WUCOLS (Water Use Classification of Landscape Species) which was adopted by the State of California Department of Water Resources to designate the water use of thousands of plant species. ...

Peter Kasavan, FAIA Kasavan Architects

Salinas, California
Architecture, Construction Defects

Christopher Lavache C. Lavache Management & Consulting, LLC

El Cajon, California
Construction, Construction Defects - Construction Manager Expert, Estimator, Construction Scheduler, General Contractor Expert, Licensed General Contractor, Quality Assurance, Construction Defects, Schedule Delays and Impacts, Loss Control Advisor, Condominium, Commercial Office, High-End Residential
LICENSES/ CERTIFICATIONS: California State Contractors License B 537312 LEED AP (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional) Construction Quality Manager: CQM - NAVFAC/USACE - US Army Corps of Engineers Construction Quality Management for Contractors SMAW - AWS Certified Welder ASTM Certified Property Condition Assessments 2018 Massachusetts Construction Supervisor 1982 – 1997 (Expired) 2009 - Present: Construction Expert Witness, Litigation Consultant, and Construction Manager, C. Lavache Management & Consulting, LLC. Construction expert witness testimony and litigation consulting services include forensic document analysis, standard of care, cost estimating, forensic site investigations, contract disputes, schedule delay/impact analysis, expert to expert negotiations, report preparation, change order/cost and claim management, water intrusion and construction/material defect consulting. Construction Consulting Services: Provide agency fee-only cons...

Fred B. Lott, AIA, ARA, CSI Fred Lott Architect

Architecture, Construction Defects - Architect & Engineer Negligence, Construction Defects, Fraudulent Change Orders, Construction License Agreement, Antitrust Complaint, Standard of Care Responsibility & Compliance, Warehouse Thermal Comfort, Bid Steering, Treachery & Self-Dealing Related to Professional Practice Industry Standards
Various Types of Legal Matters that Have Benefited from Fred’s Involvement: Architect & Engineer Negligence, Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act, Failure to Tender Payments Due & Owing for Contract Work Performed, Fraudulent Change Orders, Faulty Movie & Sound Recording Studios Construction, Faulty Sound Attenuation & Faulty Soundproofing, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Roofing Failure & Related Building Damages, Industrial Climate Control Engineering, Thermal Comfort, & Labor Law, Aiding & Abetting Fiduciary Duties, Labor Union Disputes, Fraud, Bribery of a Public Official, Criminal Coercion, Construction Defects, Standard of Care Responsibility & Compliance, Adversary Breach of Contract, Unjust Enrichment, Antitrust Complaint - Sherman Antitrust Act, Treachery & Self-Dealing Related to Professional Practice Industry Standards, Quantum Meruit, Defamation Per Se, Responsibility for Failure to Maintain a Building, Fraudulent C...

Timothy P McCormick, PE McCormick & Associates, Inc.

Torrance, California
Building Inspection, Construction Defects - Building Codes Compliance, ADA/FHA Compliance
Expert review of construction drawings and inspection of buildings for compliance with applicable codes, regulations and practice standards. Registered civil engineer and licensed general contractor in the State of California. Certified as a Plans Examiner and Building Official by the International Code Council. Specialized knowledge in accessibility design and construction requirements mandated under the Federal Fair Housing Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and California Building Code. Licensed as a Certified Access Specialist (CASp) by the California Division of the State Architect.

Cliff Moser, AIA

Berkeley, California
Architecture, Construction - Healthcare Architecture, OSHPD, BIM, Integrated Project Delivery, Lean Construction, Construction Defects, Construction Claims, Quality Control/Quality Assurance, Hospitals, Schools, Slip and Fall, ADA, Contractor Non-Conformance, NAVFAC, Change Orders, Owner Payment Claims.
Licensed architect (Pennsylvania, California, Colorado) with 40+ years experience. Experienced Standard of Care consultant with a focus on Architect & Engineer Negligence, Construction Defects, Contractor Non-Compliance. Owner Payment Claims, Fraudulent Change Orders, Personal Injury, Insurance and Fire Claims. Integrated Project Delivery and Lean Construction consultant. 20 years Architecture Experience -Design and Construction Administration experience in -Healthcare (Large California Hospitals and Medical Centers), Multi-family, Retail, Tenant Fit-out, K-12 Schools, NAVFAC contract administration and Office Buildings. 20+ years Owners Representative/Construction Administration experience in - multi-site K-12 school district design and construction program (including multiple prime contractor projects) and California Hospital and Healthcare portfolio management. Developed and deployed innovative practice, design, production and delivery methodologies. Created globally distr...

Tracy Myers, AIA Myers Consulting

Architecture, Construction Defects - Standard of care, general construction, personal injury, trip and fall, stairs, accessibility, ADA, construction, defect analysis, roofing, waterproofing, fenestration, building enclosure, building envelope, accident, contracts, architect, general contractor, NCARB, RRO, architecture
Tracy Myers is an architect and general contractor with 33 years of broad experience in architectural design, project management, property condition evaluation, construction administration, general construction, forensics, and property loss consulting. She specializes in expert witness testimony related to architectural and general construction issues, personal injury defect and accident investigation, building enclosure investigation and repair including waterproofing, roofing and fenestration, forensic architecture, litigation support, property loss evaluation, code upgrade review, peer review and quality assurance services. Prior to opening her own consulting practice in 2019, she worked for privately-owned architectural and forensic architectural firms, a corporate development department at a privately-owned restaurant company, a roofing manufacturer as a member of their Building and Roofing Science team, and a construction consulting firm. Ms. Myers has worked in the fore...

L Fredrick Nolta Nolta Consulting

San Diego, California
Construction, Construction Defects - Construction Claim, Construction Engineering Contractor, Construction Cost, Construction Schedule, Construction Accident, Construction Management, Construction GC, Concrete Contractor, Concrete, Steel Construction, Construction Hospital, Construction Public Works, Construction Indian Gaming & Hotels
Expert witness since 2009 with case experience in: construction defect, contract dispute, delay, scheduling, cost of repair, water intrusion, Cal OSHA, safety, accident, injury, trip fall, employment, wrongful termination, probate, real estate, failure to disclose, etc. Construction Engineer with 40 + years of continuous construction experience as a general, sub and concrete contractor. Career positions progressing from: laborer, field engineer, superintendent, estimator, project manager, project executive to principal. Licensed contractor with classifications in: “A” Engineering, “B” Building & “C-8” Concrete. Product Type Experience: Residential, commercial, health care, education, light industrial, military, public works, and site development including: offices, retail, restaurants, food service, multifamily high-rise, apartments, condos, hospitals, medical office buildings (MOB), hotels, schools, stadium, theater, parking, power / co-generation, waste water treatment, zoos, ...

Richard E Norris, PE DEng Norris Consulting Services

Fremont, California
Civil Engineering, Construction Defects - Roofing, Building Enclosure Systems, Hygrothermal Analysis
formerly Registered Roof Consultant (lapsed)

Joseph Quinn, M.S., P.E. Materials FACT

Los Angeles, California
Failure Analysis, Metallurgy - Automobile, Aviation & Aerospace, Motorcycle,Appliance, Engineering, Construction, Construction Defects, Corrosion, Maritime, Equipment & Machinery, Mining, Bicycles, Transportation, Medical Devices, Manufacturing, Plumbing, Products Liability, Fire, Electricity, Pipe, HVAC, CPVC, Oil & Gas, Welding
Joseph Quinn, MS, PE, is a Forensic Metallurgy and Metallurgical Engineering consultant. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Metallurgical Engineering and is registered in 7 states (CA, PA, UT, NV, AZ, CO, WA). He has provided over 1,000 Failure Analysis investigations on metallic and non-metallic (glass, plastic, rubber, and composite) materials or products. Mr. Quinn provides metallurgical and materials consultation, expert witness testimony, and forensic failure analysis for civil litigation with retentions by defendants and plaintiffs. He has received awards in the International Metallographic Contest and has conducted several presentations on metallurgical engineering and failure analysis subjects at universities, ASM meetings, and industry events. He is President of the National Society of Professional Engineers in California (NSPE-CA) and is active in several technical societies. He has taught metallurgical engineering course topics in Principals and Applications of ...

James Reppert, CP

Costa Mesa, California
Construction, Construction Defects - Wallcovering, Wallpaper, Adhesives, Primers, Substrates, Wallpaper Removal, Surface Preparation, Wallpaper Installation
CA Contractors State License Board (CSLB) C61/D29 Paperhanger: 2004-current Wallcovering Installers Association (WIA) Member: 2004-current Wallcovering Installers Association (WIA) Certified Paperhanger: 2006-current Wallcovering Installers Association (WIA) LA Chapter Board Member: 2005-2007 American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Industry Partner: 2004-2009 Angi List / HomeAdvisor® Certified Contractor Maya Romanoff® Certified Installer Weathered Stone™ Certified Installer Clipso® Technical Fabrics Certified Installer HGTV: "Hidden Potential" and "Rock the Block" (2019)

John J Rohosky, AIA

San Francisco, California
Architecture, Construction - 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.

Joe F Scerbo

Livermore, California
Construction Defects, Electrical Engineering - General Construction, Framing, Building Envelope, Waterproofing, Electrical, HVAC, NFPA, Generators, Design, Solar, Fire, Gas, Hybrid Water Heaters, Contract Scope, Cost to Repair, Fire, Industrial Controls, Electrocutions, Shocks, Electrical Fires
Mr. Scerbo has over 3 decades of experience in the construction industry, including 23 years as a licensed General, Electrical & HVAC Contractor in the state of CA. Mr. Scerbo's diverse background serves as a well-balanced platform with extensive expertise in Building Envelope, Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing (MEP) disciplines. He has dedicated his professional career to providing accurate, impartial and credible work, including testimony to support legal proceedings. He serves as a construction consultant and expert for construction defect litigation. Experiences include cost evaluations and coverage determination, project management, construction defect analysis, code and industry standards review and analysis, litigation support, along with consulting and peer review for single family, multifamily, hospitality and commercial construction. Mr. Scerbo serves as an expert witness in many construction-related matters. As a Senior Construction Consultant at Blackstone Global bas...

Shakir R Shatnawi, PhD, PE Shatec Engineering Consultants

El Dorado Hills, California
Traffic Engineering, Construction Defects - Highway design, traffic engineering, construction defects, parking, pavement design, traffic safety, asphalt, concrete, soil, maintenance, roadway defects, traffic control, pedestrian, bicycle, motorcycle, vehicle accidents, ADA, work zone safety, trip&fall accidents, MUTCD, hydroplaning, walkways
Dr. Shakir Shatnawi is a licensed professional engineer with over 30 years of professional engineering experience as follow: 2010-Present: President /Shatec Engineering Consultants, LLC, El Dorado Hills, CA, California 1991-2010: From Transportation Engineer to Division Chief (progressive promotions)/California Department of Transportation (Caltrans): D-10 (Stockton), District 4 (Oakland), and Headquarters (Sacramento), California. 1993-1999: Adjunct Professor/California State University, Sacramento, California. 1997-1999: Adjunct Professor/National University, Sacramento, California 1989-1990: Research Fellow/Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), McLean, Virginia. Dr. Shakir Shatnawi is an expert witness related to the following : • Highway Engineering, Transportation Engineering & Parking design • Pavement standards, construction, maintenance and repairs • Construction defects, failures, specifications, & disputes • Traffic Enginee...

David Shreve, PE Ivey Engineering

San Diego, California
Mechanical Engineering, Plumbing - HVAC, plumbing, construction defects, construction engineering, energy, failure analysis, engineering, refrigeration
Ivey Engineering, Inc. (IEI) is an HVAC, plumbing, process piping, fire sprinkler and energy management consulting firm. The firm performs building system design work, forensic analysis, expert witness consulting, product liability consulting, construction cost analysis and construction claims consulting. The staff is comprised of professional engineers and former construction executives. We are licensed engineers and licensed contractors and have performed consulting work in over 30 states. Our clients include contractors, homeowner associations, commercial building owners, tenants, hotels, casinos, design professionals, manufacturers, law firms, insurance companies and individuals. We know what it takes to design, bid and construct projects. IEI was founded in 1994 in San Diego, California. We have offices in San Diego; Clearwater Florida; and Richmond, Virginia and provide consulting and expert witness services nationwide. Each of our engineers are licensed as professional engine...

Barry Taheri California Consultants

Long Beach, California
Construction Defects, Construction Engineering - Waterproofing, Building Envelope, Windows and Doors, Leak Investigation, building Enclosure, Below Grade, Above Grade, Roof, Planters, Construction Standard Of Care, Water Damage
Barry Taheri is founder and principal of California Consultants and one of the most sought-after Expert Witnesses in Building Science, Building Enclosure and Waterproofing Systems. Your case will benefit from the experience and knowledge that comes from Barry Taheri and California Consultants critical role in the success of over 80 Litigation Support Projects, 100 New Construction Projects and 200 Forensic Projects. Barry maintains active general contractor licenses in multiple states, in addition to several system and manufacturer certifications. Over the past 24 years, he has completed over 5,000 forensic projects and is a designated industry expert for the California Contractors State License Bureau (CSLB) Qualifications, experience and accreditations are as follows; Firm-California Consultants: • Designated industry expert for the state of California (CSLB) • Over 25 years’ experience in Forensics, Weatherization, Field Testing. • Building Envelope member, of the Los An...

Robert A. Tucknott, MCFLC, CPE,C10 272838, ,A, B-1 , HAZ, ASB. Robert A. Tucknott & Associates, Inc.

Livermore, California
Electricity, Construction Defects - Electrical, Electrical Engineering, Construction Defect, shocks, electrocutions, electrical fires
Electrical expert with over 60 years of experience in the electrical construction and maintenance industry. I have extensive experience in fire and impact damage repairs and have worked cases involving shocks with both claimed permanent damages as well as electrocutions. I have been called in by multiple insurance companies to evaluate claims and elimination of electrical as a fire starting heat source. I have extensive deposition experience as well as trial experience.

Justin D. Watts ICC Certified Building Inspector

Rancho Santa Margarita , California
Building Inspection, Construction Defects - home inspection, landlord tenant disputes, substandard housing, construction, building code violations, building inspection, code violations, fire safety, property maintenance, code violations, standards of care, code enforcement, housing inspection, commercial inspection, residential inspection,
Justin D. Watts has a diverse inspection background performing thousands of residential, commercial and industrial inspections in evaluation of all construction trades including structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing code compliance and construction defects. Mr. Watts has been employed by two government agencies as a Certified Building Inspector and Code Enforcement Officer. As the owner of American Dream Home Inspection, performed thousands of property inspections for home buyers in real estate transactions. Since 2007, he has provided litigation support for dozens of cases for law firms with an approximate 50/50 plaintiff and defendant client ratio. Mr. Watts has testified numerous times in depositions and court trials. Certifications: International Code Council – ICC California Commercial Building Inspector International Code Council – ICC California Residential Building Inspector State of California – Safety Assessment Program – CA DSW local ID#63255 National Asso...

Marty D Wilson MDW Group, Inc

San Francisco, California
Construction, Construction Defects - Contract Compliance, Scope of Work, Cost Analysis, Change Orders, Schedule Delays, Punch Lists, Punchlists, Project Administration, Defects, Permit Inspection, Termination, Architecture, A&E MEP Engineering Design, Specifications, Constructability, Industry Standard Practices, Personal Injury
Marty Wilson founded and managed a Commercial Construction Company operating in San Francisco (where he built projects in 120+ Buildings, and his company earned annual Top 25 Contractor Listings in the SF Business Times), the Greater Bay Area, Sacramento, and four states. Mr. Wilson offers 45+ Years of Experience and Expertise in the following Construction Categories: • Structural and Seismic Rehabs, Shell and Core, Base Building, Tenant Improvements, • Prelim Design Drawing Plan Checking & Review, Constructability Analysis, Value Engineering, • Conceptual Estimating and Budgeting, • Bid Solicitations, Contractor Prequalification, Union and Non-Union Considerations, • Plans & Spec Hard Cost Bidding, • Build To Suit & Design Build, • Bid Comparisons, Leveling and Analysis, • Lump Sum, Cost Plus, Time and Material, GMP, Procedures, Requirements, • Contract Documentation, Forms, Details, Exhibits, and Assembly, • Subcontract Documentation, Forms, and Assembly, • Project Commencement...
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