Construction Defects Expert Witnesses in Pennsylvania

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, Manufacturing, Ada, Building Codes, Insurance Claims, Roofing, Standard Of Care, Stucco, Waterproofing, Ada Compliance, Ada Consulting, Air Barriers, Architect, and Architectural Professional Liability.

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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...

Firas Abdelahad, PE, MS Pittsburgh Design & Engineering Services LLC

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - Personal injuries, slip & fall, Construction Defects, Code review, structural assessments for conservatorship cases, Property condition assessments, Floor collapse, Building envelope assessments & consulting, panels failures, Structural distress, Fire damage structural assessment, Foundation defects
An accomplished and award winning structural engineer and experienced expert witness, I hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Structural Engineering and a Master of Science in Structural Engineering from FAU. As a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) with active licensure in Pennsylvania and several other states, my professional credentials are further reinforced by a current NCEES record. Drawing from a wealth of experience, my expertise lies in the evaluation, repair, and rehabilitation of existing structures. This encompasses a spectrum of tasks, including load-bearing wall removals, addressing floor sags, and managing foundation movements and failures. Additionally, I possess the capability to accurately pinpoint the cause and origin of structural deficiencies and damages resulting from accidents. My proficiency extends to the design, calculations, fabrication, and installation of facade panels, equipping me with the skills needed to assess defects, failures, and damages in both...

Gary S. Barach, CPA, CFE, CFF, CVA BCG Forensics, LLC

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Business Damages, Economics - fraud, business valuation, business interruption, lost profits, product recall, personal injury, employment cases, discrimination, contract disputes, dispute resolution, economic damages, construction defects, insurance claims, class action, shareholder disputes, bankruptcy, commercial litigation.
Gary S. Barach, CPA, CFE, CFF, CVA, is the founder of Barach Consulting Group, LLC (f/k/a Barach & Company). The firm was established in 1976. He has been retained as a financial forensic and economic expert in over 3,800 cases. His experience in litigation includes business valuation; fraud investigation; bankruptcy; and determining economic damages arising from contract and shareholder disputes, recalled product, and construction defects. Mr. Barach is also a well established expert in economic damages arising from personal injury and discrimination litigation. Mr. Barach’s professional credentials include Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF). He has been qualified as an expert in federal, state, and local courts throughout the United States and has never been precluded from offering testimony as the result of a Daubert motion. Mr. Barach’s 40 years of experience include...

Anthony Bruttaniti, AIA, LEED AP BD+C Bruttaniti Architecture LLC

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Architecture, Construction Defects - Architect, ADA compliance, Zoning, Building codes, Building product liability, Slip Trip Fall, Construction defects, Building envelope, Building materials, Construction accidents, Building demolition, Fire damage, Water damage, Structure collapse, Building personal injury
Anthony Bruttaniti, AIA LEED AP BD+C, is a registered Architect in business for 30+ years in Philadelphia with experience in both Residential and Commercial Building Design. For the last three decades, Mr. Bruttaniti has offered space planning and design, site planning and zoning, architectural detailing, construction drawings and construction administration. His responsibilities and duties have included project acquisition and marketing; Project Development from concept ideas thru to construction; Client interaction, communication, and proposal writing; Zoning and Construction drawings for building permits; Managing structural and MEP engineers for the project; and problem-solving during construction. Mr. Bruttaniti was honored with 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. Litigation Support - Mr. Bruttaniti has Architec...

Matthew G. Duckstein, Jr., PE Building Mavens

Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - Building Inspections, UAS (Drone) Inspections, Post-tensioning, Doors and Windows, Building Enclosures & Cladding, Waterproofing, Roofing, Insurance Claims, Wind & Water Damage, Stucco
Mr. Duckstein has over 22 years of experience designing, constructing, and inspecting civil and structural projects. He is a results-oriented consultant with extensive experience in construction defect litigation support and expertise in commercial UAS “drone” operations in central/south Florida. He has a proven track record of providing high-level technical analysis and support for complex projects. His experience includes design and field support for south FL water-control structures and leading movable and fixed bridge inspections on the Ohio, Mississippi, Hudson, and St. Clair rivers.

Jeffrey A Grusenmeyer, RA, NCARB, MPE, CBO Jeffrey A. Grusenmeyer & Associates, Inc.

Architecture, Construction Defects - Forensic Architect, Building Inspection, Architectural Professional Liability, Water Intrusion & Damage, ADA Consulting, Slip Trip and Fall, Building Code, Building Envelope, Waterproofing, Roofs, Fenestration, Construction Administration, Construction Standards, Standard of Care, Design Errors
Responsible for field investigations, failure analysis, building code research, repair solutions, expert reports, trial preparation, and expert witness testimony. Completed more than 10,000 plan examinations for numerous jurisdictions. 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. Provide quality assurance, evaluation and observation of in-progress construction of commercial and residential structures for conformance to design, material and workmanship standards. Provide expert services for Architecturally related personal Injury matters. NCARB National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Certified Certified as a Building Official by the Council of American Building Officials. Certified as a Building Official, Master Plans Examiner, Building Inspector, Plumbing Inspector and Residential Building Of...

Jason S. Kiddy, PhD, PE, CFEI Aither Forensic Engineering

Mechanical Engineering, Products Liability - Plumbing, Construction Defects, Premises Liability, Industrial Accidents, Heavy Equipment, Hunting Equipment, Manufacturing, Aviation, Origin and Cause, Pressure Vessels, Intellectual Property, Fire and Explosion Investigation
Dr. Kiddy is a principle at Aither Forensics Engineering, LLC, a forensics consulting firm located in central Maryland. Dr. Kiddy spent over 20 years in various industries prior to becoming a full-time expert witness providing a broad industry experience base from which to draw extensive knowledge on a wide variety of topics. Dr. Kiddy's work experience includes the oil and gas industry, aircraft and helicopter design, marine structures, wind turbines, and telecommunications. From a technical perspective, Dr. Kiddy has expertise in mechanical design, engineering materials, plumbing/HVAC systems, corrosion, fire origin and cause, codes and standards, and warnings/instructions. From a product design standpoint, Dr. Kiddy's experience includes all aspects of a product life cycle such as early stage R&D, product development and qualification, manufacturing, quality control, and failure analysis. Dr. Kiddy is a registered professional engineer in five states, a certified fire and ex...

Cliff Moser, AIA

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...

Michael A. Pollock, P.E. Cogent Experts, LLC

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Engineering, Construction Defects - Standard of care, construction defect, construction delay, engineering, mechanical engineering, HVAC, project management, construction schedule analysis, manufacturing, product liability, power, refrigeration, fire, explosion, automotive, forensics, failure analysis, engineering standard of care
Registrations • Professional Engineer: PA (PE075410) • American Bar Association (ABA) – Construction Forum • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Air Act Certification – Universal (includes Chillers, HVAC & Refrigeration) • United States Patent & Trademark Office Registered (USPTO) Professional Affiliations • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning Engineering (ASHRAE) • American Arbitration Association (AAA) • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) • Product Developers and the Manufacturers Association PDMA Supermarket Heating Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVACR) Matter – Florida - Provided expert witness field inspection and investigation of relevant HVACR and mechanical systems causing wet conditions via condensation. Guided counsel in deposition questions and developed the case strengths and weaknesses yielding a negotiated settlement favorable to our client. Warehouse Distribut...

Martin U Schlegel, Dr. rer.-nat. (Equivalent to PhD) chemneera LLC

Warrendale, Pennsylvania
Chemistry & Chemicals, Failure Analysis - Sports Technology, Sports Surfaces, Synthetic Turf, Artificial Turf, Playgrounds, Running Tracks, Gymnasium Floors, Court Surfaces, Construction Defects, Manufacturing, Recreational Coatings, Surface Coatings, Technical Textiles, Protective & Shock-absorbing Materials, Material Fatigue & Failure.
Martin Schlegel has 25 years of international experience in the sports and recreation industry across novel materials, technology and R&D commercialisation. He is the Principal of chemneera Consulting providing advice and technical expertise to communities, companies and stakeholders in the sport technology, sports infrastructure and sports business industries across Australasia, Europe and the USA. As a Distinguished Member of the Sports Innovation Board of the International Sport Technology Association (ISTA) in Atlanta GA and a Director of the Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN), his work focuses on start-up programs, global partnerships with other clusters of innovation and facilitating export growth of sports technology companies. He previously worked on major sports infrastructure projects across Australia, Asia, Europe, and the USA, including sports surfacing projects for the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games. Throughout his manufacturing career, he worked globally in...

Peter Vander Heide, RA, LEED AP G. Peter Vander Heide, AIA

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Construction Defects, Architecture - 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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