Construction Engineering Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of construction engineering expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on construction engineering and related issues. Construction 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 construction engineering expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Construction Engineering, Construction Defects, Construction, Construction Management, Failure Analysis, Materials Testing, Construction Investigations, Construction Safety, Disaster Recovery, Dispute Resolution, Drainage, Energy, Engineering, Hvac, and Plumbing.

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Christine E. Carrigan, P.E., PhD RoadSafe, LLC

Arizona
Civil Engineering, Transportation - Trucking, Guardrail, Barrier, Highway Design, Highway Safety, ISPE, Bridge railing, Traffic Safety, Cable Barrier, Concrete Barrier, Guardrail ends/terminals, Traffic engineering, Construction Engineering, Traffic control, tree crash, pole crash, Highway construction, Run off road crash, Safety
• Experienced expert, serving clients nationally . • PhD in civil engineering with a focus on highway safety and a registered Professional Engineer in 15+ states. • Special focus on roadside safety and highway design. • Published in peer-reviewed literature, conference proceedings books, monographs, and trade publications. National speaker and instructor. • Member of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Roadside Design and past president of the Maine Society of Professional Engineers. • Hands on experience designing a variety of highway and intersection improvements. • Roadside and highway safety research funded by the National Academy of Science’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and a variety of other government and industry sponsors. • Established design guidance for inclusion in publications such as the AASHTO Roadside Design Guide and the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Specification and developed models for quan...

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

San Diego, California
Plumbing, HVAC - HVAC, plumbing, fire sprinkler, 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 and Richmond, Virginia and provide consulting and expert witness services nationwide. Each of our engineers are licensed as professional engineers in multiple stat...

Amy S Heine, PE, CCP, PSP Hirschmugl, Heine & Associates, Inc

Mammoth Lakes, California
Construction Engineering, Construction - Construction Engineering, Forensic Schedule Analysis, Claim Preparation, CPM Scheduling, Design-Build, Strategic Project Planning, Primavera P6, Construction Impacts, Delay Analysis, Infrastructure, Heavy Civil, Tunnels
Ms. Heine holds a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of California, San Diego. She is a licensed civil engineer in the states of California, Colorado, Maryland, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. She has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry working in numerous roles, such as Senior Project Engineer, Project Controls Manager, Project Engineer, Project Estimator and Project Manager. She currently serves as Principal and President of Hirschmugl, Heine & Associates, where she offers expert consulting and engineering services in the areas of planning and scheduling, temporary works design, claims consulting, and project management. Ms. Heine primarily works with Heavy Civil Contractors nationwide and has experience working on Federal, State and Local government Contracts. She has provided critical expert witness testimony on heavy civil projects in Utah, Washington D.C...

David B Helfant, PhD, ICC Construction and Engineering

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

David Shreve, PE Ivey Engineering

San Diego, California
HVAC, 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 and Richmond, Virginia, and provide consulting and expert witness services nationwide. Each of our engineers are licensed as professional engineers in multiple stat...

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...

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...

Nick M Bradford, PhD PE SE SI TSG Engineering, Inc.

Tampa, Florida
Structural Engineering, Construction Engineering - Structural Failure / Collapse, Structural design, Structural Analysis, Structural Inspections, Building Code Analysis, Construction Defects, Forensic Engineering, Hurricane Engineering, Failure Analysis, Wind Engineering, Flood Engineering
Dr. Bradford has been a practicing structural engineer for the past 27 years. Dr. Bradford is the president and founder of TSG Engineering, located in Tampa, Florida. TSG Engineering provides structural engineering for new construction projects as well as forensic investigations. Since our inception as The Structures Group, Inc. in 1999, we have worked on over 9,000 projects. In the area of new construction, we provide structural engineering for projects in the areas of custom residential, production builder residential, multi-family residential, retail/commercial construction, churches, industrial facilities and warehouses. We provide specialty structural engineering services such as controlled demolition and accessory structures (stairs, handrails, light poles). Our engineering projects include coastal construction projects involving high wind loading, wave loading, flooding, and scour analysis. In the area of forensic engineering, we provide structural engineering failure ...

Christine E. Carrigan, P.E., PhD RoadSafe, LLC

Florida
Civil Engineering, Transportation - Trucking, Guardrail, Barrier, Highway Design, Highway Safety, ISPE, Bridge railing, Traffic Safety, Cable Barrier, Concrete Barrier, Guardrail ends/terminals, Traffic engineering, Construction Engineering, Traffic control, tree crash, pole crash, Highway construction, Run off road crash, Safety
• Experienced expert, serving clients nationally . • PhD in civil engineering with a focus on highway safety and a registered Professional Engineer in 15+ states. • Special focus on roadside safety and highway design. • Published in peer-reviewed literature, conference proceedings books, monographs, and trade publications. National speaker and instructor. • Member of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Roadside Design and past president of the Maine Society of Professional Engineers. • Hands on experience designing a variety of highway and intersection improvements. • Roadside and highway safety research funded by the National Academy of Science’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and a variety of other government and industry sponsors. • Established design guidance for inclusion in publications such as the AASHTO Roadside Design Guide and the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Specification and developed models for quan...

Rossana Diaz, PE, SI m2e

Coral Gables, Florida
Structural Engineering, Construction Engineering
Mrs. Diaz has more than 10 years of experience providing structural engineering design, construction administration, and forensic services to private-sector clients on a wide range of projects. As a forensic engineer, Rossana investigates structural failures, building construction defects, and code compliance on behalf of attorneys, and insurance companies. Rossana’s design portfolio includes development, from conceptual design and plan preparation through construction and final inspection. Her areas of expertise include building castin-place concrete, steel, masonry, and timber design for commercial and residential structures, educational and hospitality facilities, marinas, and industrial plants.

Edward J. Garbin, Jr., PhD, PE, DGE Garbin GeoStructural Group, LLC

Saint Johns, Florida
Geotechnical Engineering, Geology - construction, construction engineering, engineer, foundations, sinkholes, piles, shoring, earthquake, ground, slope, slide, aggregate piers, stone columns, rigid inclusions, vibrations, subsidence, ground improvement, karst, liquefaction, differential, settlement, expansive, clay
Dr. Ed Garbin: Your Trusted Expert in Construction and Engineering With a background as a contractor in New Jersey before becoming an engineer, Dr. Ed Garbin brings a comprehensive understanding of the construction process to the table. Licensed as a Professional Engineer in Florida since 2003, he now holds PE licenses in an impressive 39 states across the US. Specializing in the commercial and heavy-civil construction industry, Dr. Garbin is your go-to expert for all things construction-related. He is an ASCE-AGP Board Certified Expert in Geotechnical Engineering, with extensive experience and knowledge in his field. As a former Adjunct Professor of Civil Engineering, Dr. Garbin excels in communication, making complex construction and engineering topics easily understandable for all parties involved. His expertise was recently upheld in a notable legal case, where he successfully defeated a Daubert motion in Pennsylvania in 2021. At 54 years old, Dr. Garbin boasts over 30 years...

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.

Randy P Wall, PE, MPA Professional Engineering Services

Boise, Idaho
Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering - Right-of-Way, Grading & Drainage, Hillside Homes, Due Diligence, Inverse Condemnation, Construction Defects, Wood Engineering, High-end Homes, Eminent Domain, Residential Structural, Land Use & Zoning, Permitting & Entitlements, Road & Highway Design, Land Use Planning, Local Government, Forensics
Mr. Wall’s Expert Reports settle cases. Mr. Wall’s graduate level research and writing skills give him the ability to originate expert reports containing convincing fact-based narratives that settle cases. Most of Mr. Wall’s cases have been settled based upon his expert report. At age 51, Mr. Wall was admitted to the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. At age 53, after two years of intensive research and peer reviewed writing, Mr. Wall graduated with his MPA and a 3.97 grade point average. Mr. Wall possesses the ideal skill set for Expert Witness work, grounded in his pursuit of lifelong learning, business acumen, Civil Engineering practice, graduate level forensic research and writing, and entrepreneurial mastery. This superlative skill set gives Mr. Wall the ability to write high impact Expert Reports and provide expert testimony that explains complex concepts in plain easy to understand language that settles cases. Mr. W...

Makarand (Mark) Hastak, PhD, PE, MS(Law), CCP, CRIS, FASCE, NAC 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
Dr. Hastak is Associate Dean of Engineering for Facilities and Planning in Indianapolis, Dernlan Family Head and Professor of Construction Engineering and Management as well as Professor of Civil Engineering at Purdue University. He was an Honorary Distinguished Visiting Professor at Tsinghua University in China. Dr. Hastak has assisted the construction industry for the past 35 years through consulting, research, teaching, and service to the community. Prof. Hastak is recognized around the world as an expert in construction engineering and management with specific expertise in profitability of construction companies, disaster risk reduction, infrastructure management, cost control, project management decision-making, risk management, factory-built housing, contracts, warranties, modular construction, and strategic planning. He is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE), a Construction Risk Insurance Specialist (CRIS), and a Certified Cost Professional (CCP). As a Fellow of the America...

Christine E. Carrigan, P.E., PhD RoadSafe, LLC

Canton, Maine
Civil Engineering, Transportation - Trucking, Guardrail, Barrier, Highway Design, Highway Safety, ISPE, Bridge railing, Traffic Safety, Cable Barrier, Concrete Barrier, Guardrail ends/terminals, Traffic engineering, Construction Engineering, Traffic control, tree crash, pole crash, Highway construction, Run off road crash, Safety
• Experienced expert, serving clients nationally . • PhD in civil engineering with a focus on highway safety and a registered Professional Engineer in 15+ states. • Special focus on roadside safety and highway design. • Published in peer-reviewed literature, conference proceedings books, monographs, and trade publications. National speaker and instructor. • Member of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Roadside Design and past president of the Maine Society of Professional Engineers. • Hands on experience designing a variety of highway and intersection improvements. • Roadside and highway safety research funded by the National Academy of Science’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and a variety of other government and industry sponsors. • Established design guidance for inclusion in publications such as the AASHTO Roadside Design Guide and the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Specification and developed models for quan...

Michael G. Nelson Anez Consulting, Inc.

Willmar, Minnesota
Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering - drainage, hydrology, hydraulics, project management, construction management, design, specifications, materials testing, construction, staking, failures, Construction Management Issues, Construction Design Failures, Excavation and Embankment, pipe installation.
Michael Nelson is a Civil Engineer for Anez Consulting, Inc. He consults on all aspects of construction management and design; Utility rehabilitation, design, and construction, highway rehabilitation and construction; highway/roadway design; and conducts expert inspections for roadway, pipe infrastructure, storm water, and construction matters. Some practice areas include pipe design, hydrology, excavation and embankment, bituminous and concrete pavement, and drainage, Mr. Nelson has over thirty years of experience with construction management, project management, field inspections, materials testing, and engineering design. Leveraging his experiences, he is capable of reviewing projects that encompass complex technical issues with the goal of determining why an event happened the way it did. Michael is skillful about communicating with people who come from different backgrounds and technical competencies. He excels in making complex subjects understandable to a non-technical aud...

Joel A Paulsen, PE Paulsen Engineering

MOORHEAD, Minnesota
Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering - P3, Floodplain, Flood Control, Program Management, Project Management, Water, Drainage, Highway, Street, Sewer, Storm Sewer, Dispute Resolution, Contract Dispute, Flooding, Environmental Mitigation, Permit Compliance, Construction permitting
Seasoned Executive Director and Civil Engineer with over 20 years of comprehensive experience in managing large-scale infrastructure projects in the public and private sectors. Recognized for pioneering the Metro Flood Diversion Authority, overseeing the first and largest split-delivery P3 project in collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which brought about innovative flood control solutions and substantial cost and time savings. Demonstrated success in securing significant federal and state funding, achieving record-low financing rates, and negotiating pivotal legal settlements to drive project progress. Expert in sustainable practice integration, such as implementing biofuel usage in construction, which marked a national first. Highly adept in technical design and project management across various civil engineering disciplines including water distribution, sanitary systems, and storm sewer management. My career is distinguished by my commitment to achieving project ...

Scott R Smith Mirage Studio, PLLC

Belgrade, Montana
Civil Engineering, Construction - Building Construction Defects, Construction Engineering, Civil Infrastructure, Subdivisions
Montana License - 12593 PE. 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. Twelve years of 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. Thirteen years of experience as a Civil Engineering Principal, Project Manager, and Designer. Managed and designed multiple private and public projects throughout Montana. My responsibilities ...

Philip A Tenorio Missions Construction LLC

Edgewood, New Mexico
Construction, Construction Engineering - Construction, Construction Engineering, Construction Failures, Construction Investigations, Construction Litigation, Construction Management, Construction Materials, Construction operations, Construction repairs, Construction Scheduling, Construction Simulation and Modeling, Water Harvesting systems
An EMBA graduate and Construction Engineering undergrad with over 30 years of general management, construction management, estimating, owner’s representative, project management, and operations manager experience, with extensive experience in disaster response. Expertise in managing over 3 billion in deliverables and contracts. Effective in managing large and diverse technical project teams, procurement, proposal writing, estimating, controlling budget, meeting project milestones. Trained in building strong partnerships with owners, vendors, community members and stakeholders. Have extensive knowledge in building and MEP design with the ability to manage complex projects simultaneously. A LEED AP (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, Accredited Professional) with prior military experience.

Joel A Paulsen, PE Paulsen Engineering

North Dakota
Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering - P3, Floodplain, Flood Control, Program Management, Project Management, Water, Drainage, Highway, Street, Sewer, Storm Sewer, Dispute Resolution, Contract Dispute, Flooding, Environmental Mitigation, Permit Compliance, Construction permitting
Seasoned Executive Director and Civil Engineer with over 20 years of comprehensive experience in managing large-scale infrastructure projects in the public and private sectors. Recognized for pioneering the Metro Flood Diversion Authority, overseeing the first and largest split-delivery P3 project in collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which brought about innovative flood control solutions and substantial cost and time savings. Demonstrated success in securing significant federal and state funding, achieving record-low financing rates, and negotiating pivotal legal settlements to drive project progress. Expert in sustainable practice integration, such as implementing biofuel usage in construction, which marked a national first. Highly adept in technical design and project management across various civil engineering disciplines including water distribution, sanitary systems, and storm sewer management. My career is distinguished by my commitment to achieving project ...

Edward J. Garbin, Jr., PhD, PE, DGE Garbin GeoStructural Group, LLC

Pennsylvania
Geotechnical Engineering, Geology - construction, construction engineering, engineer, foundations, sinkholes, piles, shoring, earthquake, ground, slope, slide, aggregate piers, stone columns, rigid inclusions, vibrations, subsidence, ground improvement, karst, liquefaction, differential, settlement, expansive, clay
Dr. Ed Garbin: Your Trusted Expert in Construction and Engineering With a background as a contractor in New Jersey before becoming an engineer, Dr. Ed Garbin brings a comprehensive understanding of the construction process to the table. Licensed as a Professional Engineer in Florida since 2003, he now holds PE licenses in an impressive 39 states across the US. Specializing in the commercial and heavy-civil construction industry, Dr. Garbin is your go-to expert for all things construction-related. He is an ASCE-AGP Board Certified Expert in Geotechnical Engineering, with extensive experience and knowledge in his field. As a former Adjunct Professor of Civil Engineering, Dr. Garbin excels in communication, making complex construction and engineering topics easily understandable for all parties involved. His expertise was recently upheld in a notable legal case, where he successfully defeated a Daubert motion in Pennsylvania in 2021. At 54 years old, Dr. Garbin boasts over 30 years...

Edward J. Garbin, Jr., PhD, PE, DGE Garbin GeoStructural Group, LLC

Texas
Geotechnical Engineering, Geology - construction, construction engineering, engineer, foundations, sinkholes, piles, shoring, earthquake, ground, slope, slide, aggregate piers, stone columns, rigid inclusions, vibrations, subsidence, ground improvement, karst, liquefaction, differential, settlement, expansive, clay
Dr. Ed Garbin: Your Trusted Expert in Construction and Engineering With a background as a contractor in New Jersey before becoming an engineer, Dr. Ed Garbin brings a comprehensive understanding of the construction process to the table. Licensed as a Professional Engineer in Florida since 2003, he now holds PE licenses in an impressive 39 states across the US. Specializing in the commercial and heavy-civil construction industry, Dr. Garbin is your go-to expert for all things construction-related. He is an ASCE-AGP Board Certified Expert in Geotechnical Engineering, with extensive experience and knowledge in his field. As a former Adjunct Professor of Civil Engineering, Dr. Garbin excels in communication, making complex construction and engineering topics easily understandable for all parties involved. His expertise was recently upheld in a notable legal case, where he successfully defeated a Daubert motion in Pennsylvania in 2021. At 54 years old, Dr. Garbin boasts over 30 years...

Allen W Griffin, GMB, CGR, CAPS, CGP Construction Claims Experts

Houston, Texas
Construction, Construction Defects - Real-world Hands-on Construction Experience, Building inspections, Construction, Construction Defects, Construction engineering, Construction accidents, Demolition, Disaster Recovery, Dispute Resolution, Construction document examination, Indoor air quality, Insurance, Construction investigations
Allen is a trusted resource for your, Insurance Claims - Construction Defects - Construction Contracts and Project claims. A Construction Expert Witness with Real-world Hands-on construction experience and 30 years of Construction Business Operations. Allen's business operations include: Gryphon Builders is a twenty-year-old company servicing the custom home building and high-end remodeling market in affluent areas of Houston. Gryphon Property Services was formed to facilitate the immediate upkeep, as well as anticipate and execute the long-term planning of maintenance needs of large townhome communities and apartment complexes. Viewpoint Designs is the internal company that services the Design/Build segment of Gryphon Builders. In 2016 we started servicing builders and remodelers in and around the Houston market. Areas of specialty knowledge; Home Building, Home Remodeling, Design/Build, Multi-family Buildings & Architectural Design services. Allen is easily understandable, yet hi...
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