Construction Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of construction expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on construction and related issues. Construction 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 expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Construction, Construction Defects, OSHA, Slip Trip & Fall, Safety, Building Codes, Concrete, Construction Management, Failure Analysis, Civil Engineering, Insurance, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Forensic Engineering, and Plumbing.

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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 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CJ7GMDJM. 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...

Thomas Collier, Jr Collier Consultants

Construction, Premises Liability - Defects, personal injury, insurance, codes, commercial, residential, accidents, falls, asbestos, ADA, sewer, water, liability, damages, general contractor, fire, flood, contracts, subcontractors, engineer
Highly experienced construction and premises expert. Specializes in large commercial and multi-residential construction disputes and serious bodily injury claims. Has served on over 300 cases as an expert witness and dozens of cases as an arbitrator. 30+ years’ experience as a general contractor and owner/developer focusing on condominiums, roads, sewers, subdivisions, offices and other major construction. Summa Cum Laude/Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of North Carolina. Consultant (2008-Present): Georgia, North Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Cases include commercial defects and delays, serious personal injuries, multifamily, sewers, roads and drainage, retail, insurance, professional liability, and construction business practices. Approximately equal representation of plaintiffs and defendants. General Contractor - President of Buckhead Classic (2006 – presen): Projects include defective construction repair, new construction, fire and flood...

Hal K. Cain, PE Cain and Associates Engineers and Constructors, Inc.

Mobile, Alabama
Construction, Engineering - Construction Delay, Forensic Engineering, Construction Defects, Construction Claims, Construction Management, Structural Engineer, Roof Consultant, Foundation Engineer, Building Envelope Specialist, EIFS, Scheduling Engineer, Planning Engineer, Mechanical Engineer
Experienced forensic engineer and construction claims expert with residential, commercial, and industrial experience. Capable of evaluating structural failures, construction defects and delay claims by contractors. Has firm with experts in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, plumbing, HVAC, roofing and EIFS. Testifying experience in depositions and courtroom. Extensive experience in the engineering and construction of large industrial plants, both manufacturing and petrochemical type facilities.

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

Caleb M. Sturm, PSP, CCP, CCA BRG Global Construction Advisory & Disputes Practice

Alabama
Construction, Dispute Resolution - Construction Delay, Disruption, Productivity Loss, Quantum of Damages, Critical Path Delay, Change Orders, Scope Change, Termination, CPM Scheduling, Audit, Construction Claim, Acceleration, Cumulative Impact, Extended General Conditions, Extension of Time, Liquidated Damages, Concurrent Delay.
Mr. Sturm is a Director in the BRG Global Construction Advisory & Disputes practice. Mr. Sturm is engaged regarding matters of schedule delay and work disruption, losses in contractor productivity, quantum of monetary damages, claim formulation & review, cost auditing, risk management, and project administration procedures. Mr. Sturm has performed analyses on claims ranging from $1 million to $350 million and is experienced in providing expert testimony. Mr. Sturm also consults with parties in the planning, programming, control, and mitigation of project risk. His experience in prospective and forensic capacities allows him to uniquely anticipate risks and challenges prior to and during each stage of the project life cycle. Mr. Sturm is advanced in the development of best practices and procedures in the active management of significant multi‐year capital projects. Mr. Sturm accumulated his construction industry experience through employment in both contractor and owner capacities ...

David J. Brotman, FAIA Sunset Consultants

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

Christopher Lavache C. Lavache Management & Consulting, LLC

Arizona
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...

Henry M Staggs The Arizona Roofer

maricopa , Arizona
Building Inspection, Construction - Roof, Roofing, roof inspection, roof defect, roofing expert, Roof moisture scan, Roof testing, Roof Compliance, Roof leak investigation
I am a seasoned roofing professional with over 35 years of experience in the industry. I have worked in various roles, from ground clean-up to sub-contractor, contractor, consultant, and industry expert. I have served on several committees with the NRCA and the NCCER, and I have become an NCCER master trainer and one of the first NCCER-certified roofing craft trainers. I have done training in local trade schools, with Habitat for Humanity, and for contractors and consultants. I was the founding member of the local chapter of IIBEC, and I continue to advocate for my industry. I am passionate about providing quality roofing services and solutions to my clients and sharing my knowledge and expertise with others. Education, Training, and Certifications • SEAK Expert Witness Training (2023) • Certified Mental Health First Aid Provider (2022) • NRCA Concrete Roof Tile Assessor (2022) • State of Arizona Proclamation (2022) • AFA Representative (2022) • NCCER and NRCA Roofing Textbook Revi...

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...

Pro/Consul Technical & Medical Experts

Long Beach, California
Engineering, Orthopedic Surgery - Accident Reconstruction, Biomechanics, Premises Liability, Construction, Safety, Equipment & Machinery, Education & Schools, Medical, Dental, Materials Failure
Nationwide Service - over 15,000 Experts. Call (800) 392-1119 or email us with your Technical and Medical expert needs. Our full-time research staff locates qualified experts quickly - new experts are added every day. Pro/Consul is listed and recommended by the A.M. Best Company. "We have been very impressed with the timely responses whenever we have had a request and also with the professional manner in which your company is managed."

Advisors / Experts @MCS Associates National Expert Witness/Consulting Group

Tustin, California
Real Estate, Insurance - Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Construction, SBA, Lending, Appraisal, RESPA/TIL, Broker standards, Escrow, Title insurance, Leasing, Property management, Foreclosure, Agent/Broker duties, Insurance underwriting, Claims, Bad faith, Life, Health, Disability, Property/Casualty, Reinsurance, etc.
MCS Associates (established 1973) is a nationwide specialist expert witness and litigation consulting group that concentrates in seven key areas:  Banking and Lending  Securities & Investments  Investment Banking & Finance  Financial Services  Insurance  Real Estate  Damages, Economic Analysis & Forensic Accounting Our company takes greater pride and care in identifying and selecting the right experts with the specific specialized expertise needed for each assignment, and we undertake expert witness assignments throughout the United States. Our clients include several thousand leading national and regional law firms, as well as many smaller and specialized boutique practices, and we also work extensively with numerous regulatory and government agencies Real Estate, Insurance - Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Construction, SBA, Lending, Appraisal, RESPA/TIL, Broker standards, Escrow, Title insurance, Leasing, Property management, Foreclosure, Agent/Broker duties, ...

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...

Stanford R Brown, B.Sc., CSP, CSHP, CRSP, CHSC Raising the Standard Consulting Inc.

California
Safety, OSHA - Construction, Mining, Workplace Inspections, Crane, Rigging, EM 385-1-1, First Aid/CPR/AED, General Industry, Accident Investigation, Safety Training, Compliance, Workplace Conditions, Fall Protection, Powered Industrial Trucks, Machine Guarding, Excavation, Trenching, Scaffolds, Multi-Employer
Stanford R. Brown, B.Sc., CSP, CSHP, CRSP, CHSC, has over 30 years of experience managing safety and health for various projects. He has been involved with multiple construction safety/OSHA cases as an expert witness. A sampling of the expert witness cases he has been involved with include: • Workplace injury at refinery construction project. • Worker fatally electrocuted during a paving incident. • Construction training and safety standards for power tool injury. Safety and Slip Trip & Fall, EM 385-1-1, OSHA, (SSHO), Competent Person, First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Trainer, Certified Safety Professionals (CSP) designation with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, Certified Safety and Health Professional (CSHP) in the State of Hawaii. Construction and General Industry, Accident Investigation, Fall Protection, Forklift, Aerial Lift, Boom Lift, Scissor Lift, Machine Guarding, Amputation, Struck By, Caught Between, Scaffold, Ladder, Roofing Safety, Amputation, Excavation/T...

Gary L. Buffington, MS, AA, BS, CSP, CRSP American Safety Consulting

Santa Clarita, California
OSHA, Construction - Accident Reconstruction, Personal Injury/Wrongful Death, Crane/Hoist & Rigging, Safety Training Plans, JHA/JSA, Confined Space, Fall Protection, Machinery Guarding, Ladders/Scaffolds, Forklifts/Scissor Lifts, Safety Codes/Regulatory Compliance, Audits, Mining, MSHA, HAZCOM, EM 385-1-1, ANSI
Mr. Buffington offers a unique combination of formal education, special training and project based technical experience in completing mega-projects valued at 20 billion dollars with over 12 million worker hours and safety statistics below half of the respective national averages and no fatalities. He is a CSP (US) & CRSP (Canada) by exam, licensed Private Investigator, former Federal Supervisory Special Investigator and MSHA federal Mine Inspector, Deputy Sheriff, Deputy Sheriff Criminal Investigator, approved OSHA 29 CFR Trainer Parts 1910 & 1926, approved MSHA 30 CFR trainer for surface & Underground coal and metal/non-metal mines. ASSE 2001 Safety Profession of the Year for Construction Practice Specialty & ASSE 2003 -2004 Safety Professional of the Year for Mining Practice Specialty.

Gary P. Clemente G. P. Clemente Consulting

Clovis, California
Slip Trip & Fall, Construction - Trip and Fall, Sidewalk Accidents, Sidewalk Trip and Fall, Sidewalk Repair, Property Management, Safety Inspection, Insurance Inspection, Concrete, Sidewalk Safety, Trip and Fall Hazards, ADA Compliance, Trip and Fall Injuries, Personal Injury, Slip Trip and Fall
Over 28 years as the president and founder of Sidewalk Safety Inc., servicing much of California as a construction expert in assessing and repairing over 50,000 walkway TRIP HAZARD LIABILITIES for property management firms, HOAs, commercial, residential, banking and insurance entities. As an expert legal witness, I am committed to providing precise, clear, factual information pertaining to personal injury cases resulting from TRIP AND FALL hazard liabilities related to exterior and interior walkway surfaces. Also, to assist in determining origination, prevention and assigned responsibility for such liabilities. Providing timely investigative assessments of TRIP AND FALL accidents with thorough and persuasive written reports. The presentation of these elements with a convincing oral summary in deposition and courtroom settings cannot be understated. For many years, I have also been a professional writer, author and speaker through the authorship of books, newspaper journals and co...

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...

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...

Gary K Dempster, FAIA Stir Architecture

South Pasadena, California
Architecture, Construction - Professional Standard of Care, Construction Documents Analysis, Architectural Design and Coordination, Building Code Analysis, Scope of Work Definition, Change Order Analysis, Construction Administration, Architectural Mediation
For the past 32 years, I have been a hands-on partner in charge of projects. I am actively involved with the owners, general contractors, critical trade sub-contractors and all government authorities having jurisdiction. I prepare proposals, craft contracts, oversee the creation of the contract documents and have primary responsibility during the Construction Administration phase. I am licensed in 7 states and have delivered projects in 11 states and 3 countries ranging in construction costs from $2,000,000 to $500,000,000,

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...

Johann B Garovi InterContinental HEAVY CIVIL ESTIMATOR INC. USA

SANTA ROSA, California
Construction, Dispute Resolution - Construction Cost Estimates, Quantity Survey, Means & Methods, Construction Techniques, Project Schedule, Nuclear Power Plant Concrete Structure, Suspension Bridge, Segmental Bridge, Arch Bridge, Marine Caisson Foundation, Pile Foundation, Roadways, Railways, Heavy Civil Infrastructure Construction
Responsible for managing independent cost estimate development establishing means-& methods and construction techniques for infrastructure projects in North America UK Switzerland France Germany Angola Ghana Liberia Panama Saudi Arabia. Over 50 years of experience in the fields of heavy civil concrete work nuclear power plants structures in California Texas New York Virginia Georgia UK for the concrete structures including reactor building turbine building radwaste building and control structures with associated large scale sitework and submerged water intake structures. Hundreds of kilometers of heavy roadway construction quarry development and operation for material sourcing heavy haul transport and roadbed construction including mobile and stationary asphalt plants concrete plants airfields and workers camps in the remote Northwest Territories Canada accessing the far North Artic Diamond Mines about 320 kilometers northeast of Yellowknife and 200 kilometer south of the Artic Circ...

Dennis Gemberling Perry Group International

San Francisco, California
Hotel & Restaurant, Real Estate - Hospitality Industry, Management, Operations, Maintenance, Upkeep, Safety, Security, Employment, Wages, Harassment, Discrimination, Income and Economic Impact, Business Interruption Issues, Alcohol Service Handling, Food Safety, Construction, Equipment, Standard of Care, Customs and Trade Practices
– Over 35 years experience managing, operating and consulting on full-service, limited-service, extended-stay, all-suite, branded and franchised, condo and timeshare hotels and resorts, casual, fine-dining and quick-service restaurants, bars and nightclubs, catering and special event facilities, casinos, and mixed-use real estate. Held prior positions for different owners, operators and chains as Senior Vice President, General Manager, Director of Food & Beverage and Restaurant Unit Manager. – Retained over 400 projects including brands, franchises and independents across the United States, Mexico and Canada. - Earned Certificates in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management from Cornell University and Receiverships Administration, Procedures, and Law from Loyola Law School – Member of Foodservice Consultants Society International, Forensic Expert Witness Association, and Turnaround Management Association. - Over 10 years as A.M. Best’s “Recommended Expert Services Prov...

Don Gottfeld Gottfeld Architects, Inc.

Long Beach, California
Architecture, Construction - Real Estate,Development,Construction Defects & Failures,Design Defects, Landlord/Tenant,Property Management,Slip, Trip & Fall,Parking Lots,Building Codes,Building Department,Planning/Zoning,City Inspections,Leases,Construction Drawings & Details,Owner/Architect Disputes, Owner/Contractor Disputes
Don Gottfeld is an Architect, Building Contractor and Real Estate Broker with over 40 years of experience. As a result of his combined experience in Architecture, Construction and Real Estate, Don understands how each different phase in the development of a property can affect the responsibilities and obligations of multiple parties involved. He has designed, developed, and managed multiple residential and commercial properties, responsible for the acquisition and city approvals to site improvements, general contracting/construction and ongoing property management. Mr. Gottfeld is a licensed Architect, a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and is certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). He is a licensed General Contractor and a licensed Real Estate Broker. He is certified by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (OES), Disaster Services Safety Assessment Inspector. Licensed Architect State of California #C...

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...

Chris Larson High Voltage Safety and Training

Poway, California
Electricity, Safety - Electric Expert, OSHA, Construction, Electrical Contact, Shock, Electrocution, Fatality, Incident Investigation, Lineman Expert Witness, Cranes Tips and Contact, Arc Flash, Occupational Injury,Personal Injury, Burns, Excavation, Amputation, Rigging, Falls, Helicopter, Underground Utility Strikes
Summary of Electrical Utility Construction, Training, and Safety Expertise As a high-voltage electric utility expert witness, I offer a unique perspective from over 35 years of expansive experience in this specialized industry. The breadth of my experience spans from working in the field as a certified Journeyman Lineman through upper-level field leadership, to upper-level operational management, and as Director of Safety and Training. I know the work, and I know the workforce. This diverse background allows me to understand the circumstances of a case and formulate expert opinions by looking at facts from varying viewpoints. My expertise has been utilized by counsel as a subject matter expert and depositions, multiple times, in multiple states. My expertise is high-voltage electric construction, workplace safety, safe work methods, federal and state OSHA compliance, technical instruction, and training. I have vast experience completing incident and accident investigations, root-...

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...

Gregory M. Libby, MBA Libby Consulting, LLC

San Diego, California
Real Estate, Property Management - commercial real estate, lease, REIT, real estate investment trust, triple net, NNN, retail, industrial, office, multifamily, asset management, property management, portfolio, leasing, CoStar, disaster, due diligence, construction, roof, pavement, asphalt, lease administration, corporate real estate
Mr. Libby has had a 30-year career in commercial real estate and is currently the Principal of Libby Consullting, LLC. He has held senior leadership positions with Hughes Marino, Realty Income Corporation, Islands Restaurants, and Wall Street Property Company. Greg has experience with retail, industrial, office, and agricultural real estate. Mr. Libby is a licensed Real Estate Broker in California (DRE #011252760), holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Economics, and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA). Greg is qualified to consult or serve as an expert witness on a wide variety of commercial real estate and facilities matters including but not limited to the REIT industry and practices, asset management, budgeting, capital expense planning/management, construction, corporate real estate, development/redevelopment, disaster planning and response, due diligence, facilities management, financial modeling, lease abstraction, lease administration, lease agreements, leasing, NNN ...

Barbara C. Luna, PhD, CPA, CFE, ASA, CVA, ABV, CFF, MAFF, CGREA, CREA, CMC White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna, & Hunt, LLP

Sherman Oaks, California
Business Damages, Accounting - Forensic Accounting, Damages, Lost Profits, Lost Earnings, Lost Value of Businesses and Real Estate, Fraud. Extensive Expert Testimony in breach of contract, business interruption, dissolutions, intellectual property, construction, fraud, securities, personal injury, wrongful termination matters.
Barbara Luna is a Senior Partner in the accounting and litigation services firm of White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna & Hunt. She has served as a forensic accounting, damages and valuation expert witness for over forty years in business and personal injury litigation and bankruptcy matters. She analyzes financial, accounting, economic, business, real estate and valuation issues relating to liability and damages in litigation matters and reorganization of businesses. She has testified on numerous occasions in U.S. District Court, Superior Court, Bankruptcy Court, arbitrations and depositions.

Cliff Moser, AIA www.standard-of.care

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

California
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, ...

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 ...

Matthew A Reynolds, PE Rowley and Reynolds Forensic Engineering, Inc.

Palos Verdes, California
Aquatics Safety, Construction - Drownings, Swimming Pool and Aquatic Related Accidents, Aquatic Accident Reconstruction, Swimming Pools, Spas / Hot Tubs, Waterslides / Aquatic Amusement Rides, Swimming Pool Design / Construction, Swimming Pool Operation / Maintenance, Swimming Pool Equipment, Aquatic Codes and Standard of Care
Mr. Reynolds is a Registered Professional Engineer in 16 states. He has extensive experience designing and overseeing the construction administration of swimming pools and investigating the spectrum of mechanical system and structural failures. Reynolds has designed more than 200 major commercial and residential swimming pools and spas nationwide. In obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and through his professional experience designing swimming pools and investigating structural failures, Reynolds is accustomed to reviewing the often-complex seismic and geotechnical issues that play a major role in swimming pool projects. As a youth, he swam competitively and played water polo through college, which he later coached at both the high school and collegiate level. He trained as a junior lifeguard then qualified and served as a lifeguard. He is also an experienced swim instructor and aquatic sport camp counselor. He entered the industry after graduating from Loyola Ma...

Daniel R Robles, PE, MBA Community Engineering Services, PLLC

California
Mechanical Engineering, Real Estate - plumbing, pipe, re-pipe, leaks, failures, Inspection, construction, water damage, feasibility, epoxy liner, CPVC, Aquatherm, PEX, Galvanized, copper, risk assessment, machinery, insurance, defect, standard of care, Blockchain, smart contract adjudication.
Thirty-five years of practical engineering experience across the aerospace, building construction, and technology industries. Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Masters degree in International Business Administration. Expert Witness at the intersection of mechanical engineering, business practices, and standard of care.  Technical specialties include plumbing systems (failures, leaks, defects and corrosion), building envelope failures resulting in mold or water damage, Real Estate transactions, mechanical failures due to improper maintenance or operation, Investigation, testing, and report writing. Excellent public speaking skills with the ability to explain complex matters in simple and accessible terms. Knowledgable in recent technologies such as blockchain, digital twin, and digital twin applications for the engineering professions. Experienced in cross border and international engineering practices. Registered professional engineer in California and Washingt...

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.

Cris C. Vaughan, Esq., CASp, ADAC, PA ADA Consultant Services

Auburn, California
Disability Evaluation, Construction - Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA Compliance, Certified Access Specialist, CASp, ADA Coordinator, Compliance Evaluations, Lawyer, Attorney, Law, Legal Services, Accessibility, Disability, Violation, Lawsuit, Litigation, Expert, Expert Witness, Deposition, ADA, Compliant, Consultant
Mr. Vaughan was admitted to practice law in California in December 1981 and in Nevada in 1985. He is admitted to practice before a number of different United States District Courts in several states. He has represented hundreds of litigation clients in the United States District Court in all four federal court districts in California. Defending Americans with Disabilities Act access litigation and consultation for a variety of California businesses on accessibility issues has been his primary area of practice for more than 15 years. Mr. Vaughan also owns and operates ADA Consultant Services which performs accessibility evaluations of both private and public facilities. He is a California Certified Access Specialist. He has been designated as a subject matter expert in disabled accessibly by the State of California. Over the course of his career, Mr. Vaughan has represented numerous public entity and private clients. His public entity experience includes representation of school di...

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...

Joshua Weiner, NABCEP SepiSolar, Inc

Menlo Park, California
Energy, Engineering - Solar,PV,Photovoltaics,Energy,Batteries,Construction,Electric Utility,Intellectual Property,Patent,Project Development,Electrical Engineering,Asset Management,Contracts,Electricity,Generation,Renewable Energy,Solar Energy,Solar Power,Solar Installation
Professional Expertise: As a solar PV expert witness, Weiner brings knowledge of law, policy, technology, contracts, finance, permits and entitlements, project development and construction, data acquisition and analysis that commonly apply to renewable energy and distributed energy projects. Specific areas of expertise, listed below, include energy technologies, markets, policy, finance, project development, planning and execution, project management, and codes and standards. Weiner is adept at unpacking complex topics into simple language that all parties can understand. Since 2007, Weiner is a certified member of the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) in good standing. Weiner has also taught advanced solar system design and project management at UC Berkeley. Areas of Expertise: Energy Technologies Solar Batteries & Energy Storage Microgrids Markets Utility-Scale Commercial & Industrial Agricultural Residential Policy Tariff Rates Net Energy Mete...

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...

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...

Michael Fiebig, RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA, CFPS, CEP Fiebig Architecture

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

Edward L. Fronapfel, MSCE, PE, CBIE, CFCC, EDI, CBCP, MAE, F.ASCE, F.NAFE SBSA LLC a Charles Taylor Company

Golden, Colorado
Engineering, Construction - Construction defects litigation, property analysis, rehabilitation, design review, subrogation, allocation, premise liablity, catastrophic claim analysis
Edward L. Fronapfel, MSCE, PE, D-IBFES, DFE, CBIE, CFCC, CBCP, EDI, PTI1, F.NAFE, F.ASCE has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in structural and forensic engineering. Ed's a Certified Level 2 Infrared Thermographer, Certified 3rd Party EIFS Inspector, Certified Forensic Claims Consultant, Board Certified Building Inspection Engineer, and Certified Building Commissioning Professional. He is a registered engineer in the States of AL, AR, AZ, CO, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, LA,MA, MD, MI, MN, MS, MT, MO, NE, NJ, NV, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR,PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY . Edward has been deposed nearly 800 times, and admitted into trial settings over 110 times. He has been used as an expert in arbitration and mediations over 500 times since the late 1990's. Edward is an instructor for the College of Contract Management, U.K, Diploma in Structural Forensic Engineering Edward has been an adjunct professo...

Mark "Jake" Jacobson The Expert Construction Witness, LLC

Fruita, Colorado
Construction, Construction Defects - Residential, Standards of Care, Building Codes, Workmanship, Plumbing, Commercial, Roofing & Stucco, Plan Reviews, Project Documents & Costs, Electrical, Water Intrusion, Facilities Management, Site Evals, Framing, Litigation Support, Concrete, Site Inspections, Product Evals, Mechanical, Insurance
Mark “Jake” Jacobson Building Inspector Building Official Construction Expert Witness Consultant Facilities Manager General Contractor Pre-Purchase Inspector Project Manager Project Superintendent As a construction expert witness, I am my utilizing my hands-on knowledge, skill, and experience earned from over 30 years of work in the fields of construction, construction management, facilities management, and business management. This experience comes from the 360-degree perspectives of a building inspector, building department official, jobsite superintendent, facilities manager, general contractor and construction consultant/analyst. Managing residential new construction and remodeling, additions and light commercial construction are the cruxes of my building expertise. Expert Services Offered But Not Limited to the Following:  Construction & Construction Defects Analysis: Residential & Light Commercial  Trades Work Product Analysis: Framing, Heating & Ventilation, Plumbin...

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...

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

Connecticut
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...

Kristopher J. Seluga, M.S., PE Technology Associates, LLC

Stratford, Connecticut
Accident Reconstruction, Products Liability - Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics, Automotive, Construction, Engineering, Failure Analysis, Forensic Science, Golf Carts, Human Factors, Motorcycle, Premises Liability, Safety, Slip Trip & Fall
Our staff of experienced engineers are ready to apply established scientific and engineering knowledge and techniques to your case. Our staff has published hundreds of papers, served on national ANSI standards committees and assisted over 2,600 attorneys and insurance agents settle or try their cases. Because the laws of physics and principles of engineering are universal, we are able to investigate and opine on a wide range of topics including motor vehicle crashes, heavy machinery, consumer products, construction sites, falls and biomechanical analyses. In each case, we assist our clients by determining, in as much detail as possible, how and why an accident occurred and communicating those finding in a clear and concise manner.

Janine McCartney, Ph.D, MBA, CSP, CHST HHC Safety Engineering Services, Inc.//HHC Safety Consulting Services, Corp.

Wilmington, Delaware
Safety, Oil and Gas - Oil & Gas, Pipeline, Electrical, Safety Engineering, Arc Flash/NFPA 70E, OSHA, Accident Investigation, Falls, Equipment, Machinery, Accident Reconstruction, Construction, Industrial Plants, Refinery, Worker's Compensation, Safety Inspection, Safety Management, Training, Employee, Workplace Safety,
Dr. Janine McCartney is a Safety Engineer with designation as a Certified Safety Professional, Construction Safety and Health Technician. Dr. McCartney has held Management safety positions and a Safety Officer II position with OSHA Consultation. She worked for 11 years in the oil & gas industry and pipeline industry on large multi-state pipeline construction projects and as an exploration geologist (onshore and offshore). Dr. McCartney has taught for Texas A&M-Texas Engineering Extension as Adjunct Faculty and teaches the OSHA 10 and 30 hour General Industry and Construction courses for OTI. Her career spans 40 years. Please see her four AM Best podcasts and August 2024 AM Best Magazine article How Litigation Funders are Affecting Settlements. Awards: 2024-2017 AM Best Service Provider, Editorial Staff of Science of the Total Environment, Helyion, and Data in Brief. 2024-2017 Safety Engineer Expert of the Year-Lawyer Monthly. 2018 Keynote Speech World Safety Organization. Dr. ...

Brian K Bramel, SE, PE, Ph.D. Bramel Engineering

District Of Columbia
Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - Construction, construction site safety, concrete, open web joist, light gage steel, underpinning, mechanical engineering, product defects, failure analysis, finite elements, design build
Dr. Bramel has over 30 years of broad Engineering experience in all aspects of the construction process: from design through construction and service. Dr. Bramel has effectively served as an Expert Witness and a litigation advisor on hundreds of cases in the past 10 years. He has advised in Construction Defect, Building and Material Failures, Product Liability, Personal Injury, Construction Work Site Injuries, Multi-Employer Worksite Matters, as well as building code compliance and insurance claims throughout the mid-Atlantic region. His expertise in Civil, Mechanical, and Structural Engineering allows a broad perspective of potential matters beyond the traditional Engineering solutions. Dr. Bramel is a practicing Licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, and Delaware, a practicing Licensed Structural Engineer in Washington, D.C., and a Model PE NCEES record holder. He is a current member of the New York City Building Code R...

Matthew Furlong, CBC, RBC Först Consulting Group

District Of Columbia
Construction Defects, Construction - Forensic investigation, building pathology, failure analysis, technical reporting, construction claims, litigation support, insurance, building code, EIFs, stucco, building envelope, facades, rainscreen, infrared, moisture, structural capability, energy conservation, contract analysis.
Mr. Matthew Furlong specializes in construction defect and failure analysis, forensic engineering, scientific investigations, technical report writing and expert witness testimony for construction claims and litigation matters. Mr. Furlong has 21 years of experience with construction, project coordination and design, remodeling, and field inspections of building systems for residential, and commercial low and high-rise properties. He has successfully completed more than 600 unique and custom projects while as a general contractor. His builder background experience ranges from high-end new custom home construction, interior renovations and additions, to green building and energy efficient homes, historical renovations, timber-framing, and creating elaborate custom interiors in prestigious estate-sized homes. This experience gives Mr. Furlong the unique qualifications to testify as an expert in construction matters. As a professional consultant, Mr. Furlong provides services in the ...

Andrew Allocco, P.E. Indian River Construction Services, Inc.

Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Construction Defects, Construction - Expert Witness, Forensic Consulting Engineer, High Rise, Building Envelope, Roof, HVAC, Electric, Plumbing, Pool, Solar, Insurance Litigation Expert, Second Opinions, Forty Year Recertifications, Legionella, Florida Contractor Competency Issues, Pool Electrocution - Florida Milestone Inspections
CURRENT LICENSES State of Florida Licensed Professional Engineer PE 39381 State of Florida Certified General Contractor CGC 10724 State of Florida Certified General Contractor CGC 1530529 State of Florida Certified Mechanical Contractor CMC 11653 State of Florida Certified Mechanical Contractor CMC 1250919 State of Florida Certified Air Conditioning Contractor CMC 11653 State of Florida Certified Roofing Contractor CCC 12378 State of Florida Certified Roofing Contractor CCC 1333151 State of Florida Certified Pool Contractor CPC 16138 State of Florida Certified Electrical Contractor EC 00525 State of Florida Certified Electrical Contractor EC 13010885 State of Florida Certified Plumbing Contractor CFC 1425695 State of Florida Certified Plumbing Contractor CFC 1430841 State of Florida Certified Plumbing Contractor CFC 1430972 State of Florida Certified Solar Contractor CVC 57009 State of Florida Certified Mold Assessor MRSA 4173 State of Flor...

Thomas Collier, Jr Collier Consultants

Florida
Construction, Premises Liability - Defects, personal injury, insurance, codes, commercial, residential, accidents, falls, asbestos, ADA, sewer, water, liability, damages, general contractor, fire, flood, contracts, subcontractors, engineer
Highly experienced construction and premises expert. Specializes in large commercial and multi-residential construction disputes and serious bodily injury claims. Has served on over 300 cases as an expert witness and dozens of cases as an arbitrator. 30+ years’ experience as a general contractor and owner/developer focusing on condominiums, roads, sewers, subdivisions, offices and other major construction. Summa Cum Laude/Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of North Carolina. Consultant (2008-Present): Georgia, North Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Cases include commercial defects and delays, serious personal injuries, multifamily, sewers, roads and drainage, retail, insurance, professional liability, and construction business practices. Approximately equal representation of plaintiffs and defendants. General Contractor - President of Buckhead Classic (2006 – presen): Projects include defective construction repair, new construction, fire and flood...

Matthew L Everett Everett Associates, LLC

Chiefland, Florida
Construction, Real Estate Appraiser - Property Damage, Property Loss Consultant, Property Damage Appraisal, Loss Consultant Expert, Property Repair and Restoraton, Expert Witness Property Damage, Property Damage Evaluation
My unique Property Restoration/Repair and Property Claims experience makes me uniquely qualified to be an Expert Witness on Property Damage losses and Appraisals. 12 Years in Property Claims (Insurance) up to the Regional Asst. Vice President level for Independent and Staff Companies 25 plus years Ownership in Property Restoration (3 offices) and Property Damage Consulting Experience in Multiple States on multimillion dollar losses

Michael Fiebig, RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA, CFPS, CEP Fiebig Architecture

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

Clinton J. Ford, M. Sc. ACA, CGC, CIE, CMR, CRMI Advanced Building Consultants

Alachua, Florida
Construction, Premises Liability - Appraisal & Valuation, Arbitration/Mediation, Building Inspection, Construction, Construction Defects, Environmental, Indoor Air Quality, Mold, OSHA, Premises Liability, Safety, Slip Trip & Fall
Clinton J. Ford M.S… is the President and founder of Advanced Building Consultants. Having been in the industry for over 30 years, he is a recognized expert in all forms of Premise Liability (including Walkway Safety analysis & Tribometry), Construction, and Environmental issues. Ford’s exemplary casework displays his investigative prowess in a vast variety of claim topics. Using up-to-date technology combined with his elite knowledge of building codes, standards, and statutes, Ford is consistently able to present analysis and witnessing that can be described as nothing but expert. Ford’s additional services and certifications are displayed below: Insurance: ACA - All Lines Independent Claims Adjuster Florida 520 Licenses #087209 since 2004 Florida Unaffiliated General Lines Property & Casualty Insurance Agent 2-20 License #A087209 since 2011 National Flood Insurance Program Claims Adjuster – Cert. Number 30003330 Georgia Insurance Non-Resident Casualty & Property Adjuster #763839...

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...

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.

Michael C Head, PE HEAD of Engineering, LLC

Florida
Construction Defects, Structural Engineering - Building Construction, Building Envelope, Building Forensics, Concrete, Construction, Construction Accident, Foundations Building, High-rise Building Construction Analysis, Hurricane Damage, Parking Decks, Personal Injury Building, Structural Steel, Construction Contract Administration
Mr. Head has more than 40 years of structural engineering analysis, design and project/construction management experience throughout Saudi Arabia and the United States ranging from the design of new facilities, strengthening, renovation, retrofitting and repair of existing structures in the GMP, Design/Bid and Design/Bid/Build delivery method and conducting forensic investigations as an Expert Witness. He has been primarily engaged in the design and construction of building structures. During that time he has seen the good and the bad, what works and what doesn't and has seen the design and the construction processes change dramatically. Mr. Head is available to assist attorneys, insurance companies, contractors, architects, engineers, owners, developers and real estate professionals in determining the reasons that the structural systems failed or under-performed, how to efficiently return the facility to fulfill its intended function and the assessment of existing facilities for ...

Paul L. Johnson Gryphon Consulting

Holiday, Florida
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 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CJ7GMDJM. 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...

Jason Keen Keen Construction and Inspections Inc Dba Keen Consulting

Tampa , Florida
Construction, Building Inspection - General contractor, Inspector, Commercial and residential shell contracting, Concrete, Product defect, Construction management, Contracts, Quality control, Insurance inspections, Failure analysis, Permit research, Unpermitted construction activity, Water intrusion, Construction defect, Estimation.
State-licensed general contractor. CBC-1254501. State-licensed building inspector. HI-9654. Construction company owner since 1997. Municipal Bridge repair. Municipal fire station construction. Municipal highway contractor. Commercial shell contractor. Residential shell contractor. Residential new construction. Residential remodeling. Historic renovations. Commercial and residential property inspections. Construction consultant. Forensic Investigation. Estimating. Maintenance of traffic (MOT). Concrete contractor.

Tracy Myers, AIA Myers Consulting

Altamonte Springs, Florida
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...

Aaron Penn Cameron Claims Management Corp

Palm City, Florida
Appraisal & Valuation, Business Damages - Insurance Claim, First Party Property, Cost, Insurance Appraisal, Insurance Umpire, Hurricane, Flood, General Contractor, Damage Appraiser, Insurance Adjuster, Construction, Roofing
Certified Florida General Contractor (Lic# 1265835), WIND Network and IAUA Certified Umpire & Appraiser and party-appointed Arbitrator. Licensed (6-20) Florida-Resident Independent Insurance Adjuster. Certified by IICRC with WRT & AMRT designations. Expertise include(s): Property Damage Appraisal; Scope and Pricing analyses, Claim Handling, Field-adjustments, Interviewing, Subrotarget identification. Positions previously held include Claims Manager; Litigation/ADR Examiner; Field Adjuster Trainer; All-Lines Field Adjuster; National Catastrophe Team Field Adjuster.

Jose Roman Ramos, PE, CGC m2e Consulting Engineers

Coral Gables, Florida
Construction, Engineering - Opinion of Probable Cost (All Construction Disciplines), Electrical Engineering, Forensic Engineering, Construction Defects, Construction Claims & Construction Management
Jose Roman Ramos “Roman” has nearly ten years of experience in project estimating, construction, and inspection of civil, electrical, and structural projects. He has successfully estimated multi-million commercial and residential projects. His early field experience allows him to estimate not only the hard costs of a project but soft costs too. Roman’s expertise extends to construction and restoration management, forensic investigations, and commercial UAS “drone” flight inspections in South Florida. As a multi-disciplinary engineer, Roman’s areas of expertise include concrete, electrical, steel, and masonry design, construction defect inspections, and building code forensic services for commercial and residential structures from the ground and air.

Michael R. Spreckelmeier

Fort Myers, Florida
Construction, Building Inspection - Residential construction consultant, Construction consultant, Construction consultant for homeowners, Homeowner consultant, Construction consulting services, General contractor consulting, Building construction consultants, Attorney Consultation, Residential attorney consultation
Michael Spreckelmeier has high standards with a trained eye for imperfections or subpar craftsmanship. He is a state-certified building inspector and general contractor who also owned and operated a reputable design-build remodeling firm in SWFL for 30 years. As such, he offers expertise in a variety of disciplines, drawing upon his many years of personal, hands-on construction experiences and a thorough working knowledge of his craft. Driven by excellence and honor, Spreck Construction Consulting enjoys helping legal professionals by preventing, identifying, and mitigating construction risk. He supports attorneys in numerous ways, including: • Building code, permits, and other municipal legal reviews • Industry standard benchmarking and comparisons • Damage assessments and accountability determinations • Quality control oversights and other detailed examinations

Louis Vanacore, PE, PMP, CxP, CMRP J.B. Shepherd and Company

Marianna, Florida
Engineering, Construction - Management, Causal Analysis, Quality, Reliability, Safety, Design, Project Execution, Commissioning
LICENSES / CERTIFICATION: Florida Registered Professional Engineer License 14569 Project Management Professional (PMP) 1360434 Building Commissioning Professional Certification (BCxP) 8257201 Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) 151868 Florida General Contractors License CGC004831 (not active) Louis Vanacore is a Senior Associate Engineer with J.B. Shepherd and Company. Louis practices in the intersection of quality processes, design requirements, and management controls. Using a combination of awareness of system methodologies, human motivations, causal examination; a root cause for operational accidents, or product failures can be established. Louis’ broad and diverse experiences enable him to relate disparate information to establish the sequence of decisions, conditions, and actions which precipitate incidents. Louis’ experiences range from significant Federal government energy, military, and civil programs, industrial manufacturing, industrial proc...

Troy Willingham Willingham Architecture pa: design, consulting, management

St. Petersburg, Florida
Architecture, Construction - Hospital Codes, Surgery Center, Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Errors & Omissions, ADA Accessibility, Standard of Care, Building Code, Building Inspection, Building Materials, Construction Defect, Delays, Water Intrusion, Inspection, Roofing, Skilled Nursing, EIFS, Stucco, Cladding, Breach of Duty
OWNER’S REPRESENTATION, EXPERT OPINION & MEDIATION Represented U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Development Multi year Replacement Hospital Buildings in Desoto County Represented HPH Hospice Multi-year program to develop state agency reviewed Inpatient Buildings across 4 country region Represented VenCor Multi-year redevelopment of Skilled Nursing and Hospital buildings across SE USA ADVANCED TRAINING State Agency for HealthCare Administration annual training National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, various in depth trainings TWO masters degrees and TWO graduate certificates in architecture and business. CERTIFICATIONS Board Certified Architect licensed and actively practicing Led regional office of national firm to become ISO 9001 Quality Management System certified President: Willingham Architecture 1999-Present design, consulting and project management for medical professionals

Thomas Collier, Jr Collier Consultants

Atlanta, Georgia
Construction, Premises Liability - Defects, personal injury, insurance, codes, commercial, residential, accidents, falls, asbestos, ADA, sewer, water, liability, damages, general contractor, fire, flood, contracts, subcontractors, engineer
Highly experienced construction and premises expert. Specializes in large commercial and multi-residential construction disputes and serious bodily injury claims. Has served on over 300 cases as an expert witness and dozens of cases as an arbitrator. 30+ years’ experience as a general contractor and owner/developer focusing on condominiums, roads, sewers, subdivisions, offices and other major construction. Summa Cum Laude/Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of North Carolina. Consultant (2008-Present): Georgia, North Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Cases include commercial defects and delays, serious personal injuries, multifamily, sewers, roads and drainage, retail, insurance, professional liability, and construction business practices. Approximately equal representation of plaintiffs and defendants. General Contractor - President of Buckhead Classic (2006 – presen): Projects include defective construction repair, new construction, fire and flood...

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.

James V Hanna, II, AIA, NCARB Hanna Design Alliance

DECATUR, Georgia
Construction Defects, Architecture - Envelope , Construction, Commercial, Residential, Stucco, Water Intrusion, Roofing, Accessibility, Windows, Sound, Fire, Balcony, Waterproofing, Brick, Siding, Codes, ADA, Air Barrier, Wood, Zoning
Expert Profile: Jim Hanna has more than 35 years of experience practicing architecture, interior architecture, corporate leadership, quality assurance, and quality control. Hanna has provided consultation, arbitration, mediation, and expert witness services. Jim is the founder of Hanna Design Alliance, LLC. hannada.com and his career has spanned building types including multifamily apartment, condominium, resort, hotel, office, medical, and recreational design. With a focus on the technical aspects of architecture and the built environment, he has been responsible for waterproofing detailing, contractual agreements, and design management including specialty consultants. Mr. Hanna is a member of the American Institute of Architecture, NCARB, International Code Council, and the National Fire Protection Association.

Michael C Head, PE HEAD of Engineering, LLC

Atlanta, Georgia
Construction Defects, Structural Engineering - Building Construction, Building Envelope, Building Forensics, Concrete, Construction, Construction Accident, Foundations Building, High-rise Building Construction Analysis, Hurricane Damage, Parking Decks, Personal Injury Building, Structural Steel, Construction Contract Administration
Mr. Head has more than 40 years of structural engineering analysis, design and project/construction management experience throughout Saudi Arabia and the United States ranging from the design of new facilities, strengthening, renovation, retrofitting and repair of existing structures in the GMP, Design/Bid and Design/Bid/Build delivery method and conducting forensic investigations as an Expert Witness. He has been primarily engaged in the design and construction of building structures. During that time he has seen the good and the bad, what works and what doesn't and has seen the design and the construction processes change dramatically. Mr. Head is available to assist attorneys, insurance companies, contractors, architects, engineers, owners, developers and real estate professionals in determining the reasons that the structural systems failed or under-performed, how to efficiently return the facility to fulfill its intended function and the assessment of existing facilities for ...

Stanford R Brown, B.Sc., CSP, CSHP, CRSP, CHSC Raising the Standard Consulting Inc.

Honolulu, Hawaii
Safety, OSHA - Construction, Mining, Workplace Inspections, Crane, Rigging, EM 385-1-1, First Aid/CPR/AED, General Industry, Accident Investigation, Safety Training, Compliance, Workplace Conditions, Fall Protection, Powered Industrial Trucks, Machine Guarding, Excavation, Trenching, Scaffolds, Multi-Employer
Stanford R. Brown, B.Sc., CSP, CSHP, CRSP, CHSC, has over 30 years of experience managing safety and health for various projects. He has been involved with multiple construction safety/OSHA cases as an expert witness. A sampling of the expert witness cases he has been involved with include: • Workplace injury at refinery construction project. • Worker fatally electrocuted during a paving incident. • Construction training and safety standards for power tool injury. Safety and Slip Trip & Fall, EM 385-1-1, OSHA, (SSHO), Competent Person, First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Trainer, Certified Safety Professionals (CSP) designation with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, Certified Safety and Health Professional (CSHP) in the State of Hawaii. Construction and General Industry, Accident Investigation, Fall Protection, Forklift, Aerial Lift, Boom Lift, Scissor Lift, Machine Guarding, Amputation, Struck By, Caught Between, Scaffold, Ladder, Roofing Safety, Amputation, Excavation/T...

Adam K Aleksander, PhD, PE, CSP Aleksander & Associates P.A.

Boise, Idaho
Human Factors, Products Liability - Warnings, Labels, Reconstruction, Visibility, Failure Analysis, Forensic Engineering, Defects, Photogrammetry, Metallurgy, Human Factors, Ergonomics, Construction, OSHA, Safety Engineering, Product Liability, Equipment Failures, Industrial Accidents, Power Utility Accidents, Insurance Claims
Specific Cases: Go cart nip point fatality, washing machine amputation, amputations in punch presses, hydro-pneumatic tank explosion, agricultural truck amputation, airport conveyors, biscuit cutter, amusement rides, water-jet fatality, slips & trips, lead rope snap, exercise machine failures and injuries, document burn injuries, folding chair collapse, concrete anchor system, nail gun injury, prosthesis bolt failure, steam iron electrocution, pool light burn, design of warnings and instructions, ATV rollover, automotive failures and crash related phenomena, measurement of ECDs (TASER®) Farm equipment, failed engines, mining conveyors, power plant systems, belt conveyors, potato processing system, sewer line, tire shredder processing analysis, failed brake die, failed conveyor bearing, RV axle repair failure, trailer suspension system failure, trailer separation, dump truck telescoping cylinder failure, brake system, headlight filament analysis, service station gasoline tank leak, b...

Chuck Miller Chuck Miller Consulting LLC

Boise, Idaho
Construction, Construction Defects - Construction contracts, construction scheduling, construction estimating, construction project management, International Building Code, code compliance, industry standards, energy efficient building, high performance home building, land development, contractor registration, contractor licensing
Chuck Miller has 50+ years of construction industry experience, has invested in professional education, and has extensive training in alternative dispute resolution, As a result, Chuck has the knowledge and ability to be a convincing construction industry specialist when serving as a professional witness and/or providing expert testimony during a dispute hearing. Chuck's Construction Industry Experience includes: Apprentice Carpenter - Hellman Construction - 1968 to 1970 Journeyman Carpenter / Carpenter Foreman - Ziola Construction Inc., Oak Lawn, IL -1970 to 1972 Journeyman Carpenter / Carpenter Foreman - Southwest Carpentry Inc. Oak Lawn, IL - 1972 to 1974 Site Engineer / Quality Control Representative / Superintendent- Carney General Contractors, Highland Park, IL - 1974 - 1975 Project Engineer - Morrison-Knudson Company, Inc., Boise, ID - 1976-1985 Project Engineer - Hunt Building Corporation, El Paso, TX 1985-1991 Builder & Operations Manager - Profile Home, Boise, ID 1991-...

Colby J Walter, GMB, CGP Construction Experts, LLC

Twin Falls, Idaho
Construction, Construction Defects - Residential Construction, Custom Home Building, Production Home Building, Speculative Building, Spec Homes, Remodels, Home Additions, Real Estate, Construction Contracts, Subcontractors, Construction Loans, Cost Analysis, Estimates, Scheduling.
Over 25 years of experience in the construction industry, including the construction of over 275 single family dwellings. These projects include design-build custom homes and production-based speculative building. Additional experience includes residential remodel/addition projects, multi-family apartment buildings, commercial tenant improvement including office space, recreation, therapeutic and entertainment space. Experience includes design, inspection, supervision of subcontractor trades, material procurement, management of suppliers & vendors, invoicing, and scheduling. An experienced expert witness, including consulting for both plaintiff and defendant in multiple residential construction legal cases.

Joseph J Jaskulski, PE Project Performance Group LLC

Evanston, Illinois
Mechanical Engineering, Energy - Power, generation, power plant, operation, maintenance, commissioning, testing, performance, insurance, construction, defect, efficiency, turbine, boiler, contractor, design build, EPC, infrastructure, gas, coal, steam, failure, wind, solar, boiler, turbine, wood, waste, root cause, cost, estimate
Expert witness on multiple technical and commercial issues in arbitration, state and federal court, and in front of regulatory commission environments. Deep expertise in power plant development, construction, operating and maintenance, and asset management. Numerous evaluations and audits of generating portfolios, including review of business processes and identifying/quantifying improvement opportunities/potential threats. Technologies include coal, oil, natural gas, wood, and waste-fueled facilities, simple and combined cycle power stations, and spark and diesel reciprocating engine-based power plants. Green energy experience, including, wind energy construction, smart grid implementation, building energy conservation measures, battery storage, and both concentrated and photo-voltaic solar generation. Experienced in all aspects of infrastructure projects and programs in both the public and private sectors: development, financing, construction, operations, maintenance, asset man...

Michael J Kalinowski, CSP,MBA, CHST, CRIS

Gilberts, Illinois
Construction, OSHA - Insurance, Legal, Safety
Highly qualified and well rounded expert opinion is supported by nearly 14 years experience in the specialized field of construction, incident investigation and general OSHA litigation. Association of General Contractors Safety & Health Committee Member Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Construction Health & Safety Technician (CHST) Construction Risk & Insurance Specialist (CRIS) Many additional Safety certifications available upon request. Worked with construction general contractors for 14 years and have in-depth experience with Federal OSHA litigation. Experienced with fatality investigations, OSHA inspections.

Michael P. Lawler, MS, CSP, ASP, CHST Safewit, Inc.

Orland Park, Illinois
OSHA, Construction - OSHA, Construction, Fall Protection, Multi-Emplyer, Fall Prevention, Slips, Trips, Falls, Scaffold, Work Zone, MUTCD, Crane, Steel Erection, Excavation, Silica, Lead, Tunnel, Confined Space, MEWP, scissor lift, aerial lift, Struck by Equipment, back over, catastrophic injury, amputation, crush
Over 30 years as a safety executive and OSHA compliance manager, trainer, advisor, and leader on major construction projects throughout the USA. Expert at applying OSH Act of 1970 standards, regulations, policies, and Letter of Interpretation. Experience includes over 50 OSHA inspections and associated negotiation and defense preparation related to OSHA citations. Expert at incident investigation, accident reconstruction, and injury management and investigation. Extensive experience and expertise in MUTCD Traffic Controls and rules. AREAS OF EXPERTISES INCLUDES: • Liability Assessment & Contractor Duty of Care • Accident Investigation & Root Cause • Aerial Lifts, MEWP • Construction Safety/Accidents • COVID Safety & Pandemic Management • Crane Safety, Critical Pick Planning, & Rigging • Disaster & Emergency Management • Dive/Underwater Operations • EM-385 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers • Excavation, Trenching, & Soil Mechanics • Slip, Trip, Falls, Stirs & Floor Safety Certi...

KURT E GLEASON Rock Management Services, LLC

RAMSEY, Indiana
Blasting and Explosives, Mining - Construction, Mining, Blasting, Explosives, Drilling,
PROFESSION: Mining/Construction Blasting; Explosive Engineering; Blasting Consulting; Claims Investigation; Expert Witness EDUCATION: BS Construction Engineering (Civil) 1985, Purdue University Associates in Applied Science Building Construction Technology 1983, Purdue University LICENSES/PERMITS: ATF License Number (18 U.S.C. Chapter 40) 4-IN-061-33-0C-00812 KY Permit to Purchase or Receive Explosives (Renewed Annually) IN Regulated Explosive Use - Operator PSID # 8186-6097 IN Regulated Explosive Use - Blaster PSID # 8186-6097 DMRE Explosives and Blasting Branch - KY Blasters License #9869 CERTIFICATION: MSHA Miner ID: MIIN – M70515220 Office of Surface Mining Blaster Certificate# OSM-942-0066 IN Dept. of Natural Resources Certification #660 Seismograph Operation Certification - Nomis Digital Seismogra...

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...

Jacob D Deatherage The Associated Consultants LLC

Salina, Kansas
Construction, Construction Defects - Pella, Doors, Windows, Siding, Millwork, Carpentry, Cabinetry, Bathrooms, Kitchens, Interior paint, Stain finish, Construction Fraud, Defects, Contractor Fraud, Consulting, General Construction, Water intrusion, Exterior paint, Roofing, Gutters
I am a driven and experienced Construction Business Owner with over 20 plus years' experience operating across the full residential and commercial construction lifecycle including managing and delivering assigned projects. I maintain a proven track record of completing large and complex projects, while managing smaller projects independently. I pride myself as being skilled at Sales and Marketing, Construction Operation & Management with an adept business acumen. Analyzing data, blueprints and identifying solutions, while adapting to shifting priorities and deadlines sets me a part of the rest. Travel available upon request

John D. Lavin, CCM AccuWeather for Business

Wichita, Kansas
Meteorology, Slip Trip & Fall - Expert Witness Testimony, Insurance, Construction, Wrongful Death, Slip and Fall, Accident Reconstruction, Wildfires, Hail, High Wind, Tornadoes, Fog, Visibility, Rainfall, Flooding, Roof Damage, Lightning, Insurance Claims, Snow, Ice, Weather
John Lavin is the Director of Forensic Services and a Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) at AccuWeather. John leads a team of highly qualified expert meteorologists practicing forensic meteorology for over 40 years. AccuWeather is a recognized global leader in the weather industry and has been operating since 1962. It is likely a jury already has a positive relationship using AccuWeather as their trusted source for weather information through our mobile application, accuweather.com, and the AccuWeather Network John has over ten years of professional meteorology experience working directly with many Fortune 500 companies on critical weather-related decisions. John has worked on many forensic cases involving hail and wind verification, slip and falls, auto accidents, and wrongful death suits. John's experience working directly with businesses translates well as an expert witness, communicating complex meteorological topics to non-scientists.

John Hlinka, PE, M. ASCE

Benton, Kentucky
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - civil, railroad, accident, cranes, failures, foundations, structures, drainage, culverts, washouts, hydrology, concrete pump trucks, corrosion, chemical, industrial, building codes, inspections, construction, OSHA Compliance, swimming pools, structural, tornado, earthquake, railroad, highway, stone
Mr. Hlinka has worked over 40 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, stone, masonry, wood, and stormwater drainage.

Bart J Leist, CSP Triad Safety

Louisville, Kentucky
Safety, OSHA - Accident Investigation, Safety Programs, Lockout, tagout, Machine Guarding, Fall Protection, Fall Prevention, Respiratory Protection, Personal Protective Equipment, Powered Industrial Trucks, Forklifts, Aerial Lifts, Scissor Lifts, General Industry, Construction, and Manufacturing.
SEAK Certificate of Completion for Running an Expert Witness Practice. Certified Safety Professional. 35 years in safety & health management. 24 years in safety consulting. Authorized OSHA Construction Outreach Trainer. United States Marine Corps Reserve, Retired, Rank of Major. Marine Corps Infantry Officer. Safety Director at Colgate-Palmolive. Safety Specialist at Phillip Morris. Year 2000, started Compass Safety. Providing safety consulting services to General Industry and Construction companies. Duties included evaluating, improving, and implementing safety & health programs. Experienced in conducting OSHA compliance audits, hazard assessments, accident investigations, safety inspections, employee safety training, lockout / tagout procedures, and Safety Director duties and responsibilities.

David C Flettrich, PE David C. Flettrich, A Professional Engineering Corporation

New Orleans, Louisiana
Engineering, Construction - Mechanical engineering, Electrical engineering, Control systems engineering, Forensic engineering, Certified indoor environmentalist, Design errors and omissions, Construction defects, HVAC systems, HVAC control systems, Hydronic systems, Moisture intrusion, Mold growth
Mr. Flettrich has fifty-six years experience in (1) the design and retrofit of energy efficient mechanical, electrical, and control (MEC) systems for both new and existing residential, commercial, industrial and institutional facilities with particular emphasis on HVAC, refrigeration, hydronics, controls, energy conservation, and energy management systems (2) problem solving and (3) cause and origin investigations related to poorly performing or problematic building systems. He is a licensed PE in mechanical, electrical and control systems engineering in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. The combination of his multi-disciplined expertise and his extensive background in design and construction uniquely qualifies him as a forensic expert who is capable of performing comprehensive investigations and eliminates, in many instances, the need to retain multiple engineering experts on cases requiring a multi-disciplined investigation.

Robert L Fulmer Fulmer Associates LLC

Durham, Maine
Construction Defects, Construction - Slate Roofing, Copper Roofing, Steeple Inspection, Tower Inspection, Roof Design, Historic Restoration, Building Envelope, Waterproofing, Cedar Roofing, Tile Roofing, Single-Ply Membrane, Roofing Specification, metal roofing, masonry, walls, windows, below-grade, waterproofing, construction defects
As Principal of Fulmer Associates LLC, Robert Fulmer utilizes his 38 years of professional practice and consulting experience within the building enclosure construction industry, to provide building exterior design, assessment and project management services for institutional, academic and residential structures through the application of contemporary building science and current industry standards. Robert’s professional experience includes all building enclosure systems, including all types of low-slope and steep-slope roof systems, with extensive expertise in slate, copper, tile and wood roof systems. Also, included are all types of masonry wall and window systems, stucco, plaza decks and below-grade waterproofing. He is a published author and has lectured throughout the U.S. on various exterior building science topics. Robert’s expert witness experience includes testimony at both jury and bench trials, depositions, arbitration and mediation, while representing both plaintiffs a...

Brian K Bramel, SE, PE, Ph.D. Bramel Engineering

Tracys Landing, Maryland
Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - Construction, construction site safety, concrete, open web joist, light gage steel, underpinning, mechanical engineering, product defects, failure analysis, finite elements, design build
Dr. Bramel has over 30 years of broad Engineering experience in all aspects of the construction process: from design through construction and service. Dr. Bramel has effectively served as an Expert Witness and a litigation advisor on hundreds of cases in the past 10 years. He has advised in Construction Defect, Building and Material Failures, Product Liability, Personal Injury, Construction Work Site Injuries, Multi-Employer Worksite Matters, as well as building code compliance and insurance claims throughout the mid-Atlantic region. His expertise in Civil, Mechanical, and Structural Engineering allows a broad perspective of potential matters beyond the traditional Engineering solutions. Dr. Bramel is a practicing Licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, and Delaware, a practicing Licensed Structural Engineer in Washington, D.C., and a Model PE NCEES record holder. He is a current member of the New York City Building Code R...

Lane A Feick, PE Owner Rep Consulting

Annapolis, Maryland
Construction, Construction Defects - Estimating, Project Management, Cost Control, Claims, Change Orders, Differing Site Conditions, Breaches of Contract, Leaks, Grading, Site Work, Scheduling, Critical Path
Oversight of daily field operations inclusive of coordinating subcontractors, suppliers and field employees, quality control, monitoring the project schedule and maintaining a safe workplace. Thirty (30+) years of construction management, general contracting, and bank inspection experience. Licensed Professional Engineer in Maryland and South Carolina.

Tara L Pase Bramel Engineering, LLC

Tracys Landing, Maryland
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - Construction Defect, Concrete, Seismic, Retaining Walls, OSHA, Building Codes, Steel, Earthquake, Stormwater Management, Civil Engineering, Failure Analysis, Wood, Wind, Construction, Structural Engineering, Strength of Materials, Masonry, Foundations, Construction Accident, Design and Analysis
Civil/Structural Engineering Construction Defects Building Codes OSHA Failure Analysis Strength of Materials Concrete/Steel/Wood/Masonry Design Concrete/Steel/Wood/Masonry Analysis Seismic Design and Analysis Wind Design and Analysis Foundations and Retaining Structures Grading and Soil Properties Field Repair Designs Stormwater Management Component/Connection Design and Analysis Construction Cost Estimates Building Envelope (Moisture Barriers) Construction Management Registered Professional Engineer, State of New York, License No.087752 Registered Professional Engineer, State of Maryland, License No.42640 Registered Professional Engineer, Commonwealth of Virginia, License No.051210 Registered Professional Engineer, State of New Jersey, License No.24GE05239300

Robert L Fulmer Fulmer Associates LLC

Massachusetts
Construction Defects, Construction - Slate Roofing, Copper Roofing, Steeple Inspection, Tower Inspection, Roof Design, Historic Restoration, Building Envelope, Waterproofing, Cedar Roofing, Tile Roofing, Single-Ply Membrane, Roofing Specification, metal roofing, masonry, walls, windows, below-grade, waterproofing, construction defects
As Principal of Fulmer Associates LLC, Robert Fulmer utilizes his 38 years of professional practice and consulting experience within the building enclosure construction industry, to provide building exterior design, assessment and project management services for institutional, academic and residential structures through the application of contemporary building science and current industry standards. Robert’s professional experience includes all building enclosure systems, including all types of low-slope and steep-slope roof systems, with extensive expertise in slate, copper, tile and wood roof systems. Also, included are all types of masonry wall and window systems, stucco, plaza decks and below-grade waterproofing. He is a published author and has lectured throughout the U.S. on various exterior building science topics. Robert’s expert witness experience includes testimony at both jury and bench trials, depositions, arbitration and mediation, while representing both plaintiffs a...

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

Concord, Massachusetts
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...

Von A. Salmi, Sr. Von Salmi and Associates, Inc.

Westminster, Massachusetts
Construction, Landscape Design - Code violations, water damages, site construction, paving issues, industry standard of care, residential construction, roofing issues, foundation failures, millwork, paint, doors and windows
Unrestricted Licensed Construction Supervisor MA #014251 Registered Home Improvement Contractor MA Registered Lead Safe Renovator MA ASLA, BSLA, NAHB, HBA MA, Assoc. AIA, ICC member, EMNARI (Board member), BRAGB (Board member), IFDA Construction of over 1000+ homes over 46 years

Martin A. Smargiassi, AIA Innovative Collaborations, Inc.

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

Ahmed Jalil Al-Bayati, PhD, PE Lawrence Technological University

Southfield , Michigan
OSHA, Construction - Construction Safety, OSHA, Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE), Underground Utilities, Damage Prevention, call before you dig, Multi-Employer worksite, General Duty Clause, OSHA 1926, Construction Safety Culture, One Call center
With more than 20 years of experience in the construction industry, as a practitioner and a professor, I have also had the privilege of speaking at conferences and authoring articles in respected national and international peer-reviewed journals. My work has been cited more than 700 times as of June 2023. My expertise lies in two areas: • Construction worker safety, specifically in multi-employer worksites & ANSI/ASSP A10.33-2020, OSHA 1926 regulations, the general duty clause, Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) Part 6 (temporary traffic control), the Hispanic construction workforce, Duty of Care, Common Work Area Doctrine, excavation safety, construction Safety culture, and Retained Control Doctrine. • Sub-surface utility management, where my focus is on damage prevention laws, the investigation process for utility strikes or damages, and Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE). In 2021, I published a book in collaboration with Mr. Louis Panzer, the director of North...

Jeffrey E Bartrem, C.B.I. Professional Inspection Consultants, Inc.

Williamston, Michigan
Building Inspection, Construction - Premises Liability, Property Litigation,Negligence Actions, Building Code, Wrongful Death,Residential & Commercial Structures,Fire,Electrical,Mechanical, Plumbing,Zoning,Slip & Fall,Workmanship,Water Testing,Building Inspection, Maintenance, Safety,Code Research, Cost Estimating
Tens of Thousands of Building Inspections performed. Certified Building Inspector, I.C.B.O - International Code Council Registered Building Inspector, State of MI Registered Building Official, State of Michigan Registered Plan Reviewer, State of MI 2009 International Accreditation Service, International Code Council, Lead Evaluator Training 1998 Professional Development Committee, International Conference of Building Officials 1987 Rehabilitation Construction Specialist, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials 1983 Licensed Residential Builder, State of MI 2010 International Accreditation Service, International Code Council, Building Department Evaluator, Construction Practices Assessment Team, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 2009 Faculty, Michigan State Univ., School of Planning, Design and Construction, Construction Management Program, Adjunct Instructor, Commercial, Fire and Residential Building Codes 1984 President, Professional Inspection Consultant...

Timothy J. Mayotte, Ph.D., CPG, P.E. Mayotte Design & Engineering

East Lansing, Michigan
Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering - Groundwater, Wastewater, Remediation, Bioremediation, Modeling, Stormwater, Hydrogeology, Hydrology, Geotechnical, Microbiology, Contamination, Geochemistry, Construction, Demolition, Home Inspection
Dr. TImothy Mayotte is President and CEO of Mayotte Design & Engineering, PC, a civil and environmental engineering design firm based in East Lansing, Michigan. Since 2003, MD&E has proved itself a highly responsive design, advocate and risk management partner for clients in the energy, automotive, commercial printing, textile, pharmaceutical, chemical, real estate, and legal industries. MD&E offers a variety of services, specializing in the design and engineering of treatment solutions for wastewater, groundwater, stormwater and contaminated soil, sediment and air. Dr. Mayotte has assisted clientele across globe, having completed projects in: Alabama; Arizona; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas, Massachusetts; Michigan; Missouri, Mississippi; Nevada; New Jersey; New York; Ohio; Oregon; Tennessee; Texas; Vermont; Virginia; West Virginia; Washington, Wisconsin; Wyoming; British Columbia; Ontario; Quebec; Brazil; China; Czech Republic; Italy; and Mex...

James M. Miller, PE, PhD J.M. Miller Engineering, Inc.

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Safety, Agriculture Engineering - Accidents, Auto ADAS, Agriculture, Battery Fires, Cannabis Processing, Chemical Exposure, Child Safety, Construction, Electrocution, Ergonomics, Fitness Equip, Fires/Explosions, HazCom, Human Factors, HVAC, Mechatronics/Nano, Medical Devices, OSHA, Recalls, RV/ATV, Slip/Fall, Vapes, Warnings/Label
There are four PhD and registered Professional Engineers at Miller Engineering who are celebrating 40 years of Professorships at three universities along with providing services to Government, Insurance, and Industry—through research, publications, presentations, and expert testimony. These co-founders and associates are James M. Miller, PE, PhD; Mark R. Lehto, PhD; David R. Clark, PE, PhD; Adam M. Olshove, PE, MSE; and Jeffrey D. Rupp, MSE. Miller Engineering has a dedicated office with a full-time staff of engineers, researchers, and technical writers. The span of our collective academic and experiential expertise includes the Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Agricultural, Industrial, Human Factors, Ergonomic and Safety fields of engineering. Miller Engineering’s principle engineers wrote the original books on warnings and instructions, have published in several other areas, have participated in product designs and patents, and have analyzed, reconstructed and/or animated numerou...

Ronald K. Tyson Tyson Enterprises, LLC

Ortonville, Michigan
Building Inspection, Construction - Construction Defects, Demolition, Failure Analysis, OSHA, Plumbing, Premises Liability, Products Liability, Safety, Slip, Trip & Fall

Gregory G. Zigulis, BSCE, MBA, CIH, CSP Sixth Sense Safety Solutions

Rogers City, Michigan
Safety, OSHA - Multiple industry safety experience, OSHA, safety & health, serious injury and fatal injury prevention, occupational fatalities, falls, machine guarding, ladder, multi-employer worksite, construction, training, silica, industrial hygiene, respiratory protection, safety management systems, auditing
38 years of occupational safety, health (including industrial hygiene), and environmental management experience within several industries. This includes roles as an Air Force Bioenvironmental Engineering officer (final rank of Captain, with industrial hygiene and environmental responsibilities), regional Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) management for a hazardous waste cleanup company, OHS management for a Prime Contractor to the Department of Energy (Oak Ridge, TN), construction safety and construction fatality research for the University of Tennessee under contract to the Department of Labor/Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), OHS management for a consumable dental supplies and metals related manufacturing/machining company, OHS management for an international gas engine manufacturer within a global automotive manufacturer, regional environmental, health and safety (EHS) management and global safety team member for a Tier 1 auto parts manufacturer, regulatory...

Walt Kelly Walt Kelly Enterprises, Inc.

Winona, Minnesota
Construction, Risk Management - Excavation damage, One-Call, Telecom/fiber-optic and electric Damage, Horizontal Directional Drilling, Pipeline and building explosions, Hazardous liquid and gas distribution and transmission damage, Utility locating, OSHA 1926.651, Sewer Cross-Bores, Common Ground Alliance, Call Before You Dig.
Experienced as Director of state office of Pipeline Safety enforcing one-call laws. Consultant to Federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. Wrote, testified for, or assisted in passing excavation damage legislation in a dozen states. Has called in 12,000 excavation notices in 16 states. Presently active on national policy making organizations such as the Common Ground Alliance Best Practices Committee, writing for trade publications, and developing damage prevention tracks for national trade conferences. Providing expert witness work since 1995 for plaintiff and defense.

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...

JOHN W. HARTLEIN JW HARTLEIN

JACKSON, Mississippi
Construction, Construction Defects - REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT, SITE & BUILDING CONSTRUCTION OVER THE PAST 40 YEARS I HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN NUMEROUS ARBITRATIONS, MEDIATION, AND LAWSUIT SETTLEMENTS AND HAVE GIVEN LEGAL DEPOSITIONS IN ALL CASES.
MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE AS A GENERAL CONTRACTOR INCLUDE OVER 125 COMPLETED PROJECTS THROUGHOUT THE SOUTHEAST. FOR A COMPLETE BIO, VISIT MY WEBSITE AT johnhartlein.com. AREAS OF EXPERTISE AIA GENERAL CONDITIONS CONTRACT INTERPRETATION SCOPE OF WORK DISPUTES ERRORS AND OMISSIONS CLAIMS IMPLIED WARRANTIES OWNER/CONTRACTOR DISPUTES CONTRACTOR/VENDOR DISPUTES CONTRACTOR/SUBCONTRACTOR DISPUTES LATENT CONDITIONS NEGLIGENCE GENERAL LIABILITY CLAIMS WEATHER/OWNER/ARCHITECT/SUBCONTRACTOR DELAYS OSHA BUILDING CODE COMPLIANCE INSURANCE CLAIMS DEFECTIVE WORK CLAIMS CHANGE ORDER CLAIMS OWNER INTERFERENCE CLAIMS PAST ATTORNEY REFERENCES CAN BE PROVIDED UPON REQUEST

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

troy galloway ASHI

Ellisville, Missouri
Construction Defects, Building Inspection - Arbitration/Mediation, Construction, Slip trip & Fall, Safety, Mold, Commercial Building Inspections, Construction Consultant, Building Manager, Concrete, Roofing, Siding, Deck/patios, Landscaping defects, Construction Superintendent, Property Safety, Doors, Windows, Water Leakage, ConstructionEd
Education 76-78 University of Southern California General Requirements 78- 82 Quincy College University of Springfield BS Building Engineering 04-06 University of Missouri/School of Metaphysics Metaphysics Ordained Minister Certifications Construction Superintendent Union Master Carpenter Union Journeyman Millwright National Home Inspector Association (NHIE) American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) Commercial Building Inspections Missouri Real Estate Board School of Education (Construction classes) STL Community College Instructor (Construction Classes) Construction Consultant Building Manager Missouri State Lead Risk Assessor EPA/RRP Lead Contractor Certified Boardroom Director ...

Christopher E. Janson, MS, CSP, CHMM Haines, Janson & Associates LLC

St. Louis, Missouri
Safety, Premises Liability - Engineering, Products Liability, Slip, Trip & Fall, Retail Safety, Equipment & Machinery, Human Factors, Slip Resistance, Accident Investigation/Reconstruction, OSHA, Guarding, Failure Analysis, Construction, Industrial & Premises Accidents
Haines, Janson & Associates provides safety and risk management consulting services. Christopher E. Janson, Board Certified Safety Professional (CSP); Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM); Certified User of the English XL slip resistance measuring device (CXLT). Mr. Janson has held safety management positions with several Fortune 500 companies. He has also worked with a variety of firms as a consultant for the insurance industry. Mr. Janson is a professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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 ...

Robert L Fulmer Fulmer Associates LLC

New Hampshire
Construction Defects, Construction - Slate Roofing, Copper Roofing, Steeple Inspection, Tower Inspection, Roof Design, Historic Restoration, Building Envelope, Waterproofing, Cedar Roofing, Tile Roofing, Single-Ply Membrane, Roofing Specification, metal roofing, masonry, walls, windows, below-grade, waterproofing, construction defects
As Principal of Fulmer Associates LLC, Robert Fulmer utilizes his 38 years of professional practice and consulting experience within the building enclosure construction industry, to provide building exterior design, assessment and project management services for institutional, academic and residential structures through the application of contemporary building science and current industry standards. Robert’s professional experience includes all building enclosure systems, including all types of low-slope and steep-slope roof systems, with extensive expertise in slate, copper, tile and wood roof systems. Also, included are all types of masonry wall and window systems, stucco, plaza decks and below-grade waterproofing. He is a published author and has lectured throughout the U.S. on various exterior building science topics. Robert’s expert witness experience includes testimony at both jury and bench trials, depositions, arbitration and mediation, while representing both plaintiffs a...

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

New Hampshire
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...

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

New Jersey
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...

Marianne Santarelli Marianne Santarelli, Safety, Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Consulting Services LLC

Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Safety, Industrial Hygiene - Construction, Research and Development, Environmental, Occupational Health, Noise, Accident Investigations, Risk Management, Fatality Investigations, ISO Management Systems, Insurance, Emergency Management, Drug/Alcohol Use Management, Behavioral Management, Training, Contractor Safety, Owners Rep.
A highly experienced, Environmental, Health and Safety professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist and Certified Safety Professional, with applied comprehensive skills, a strong commitment to excellence and progressive functional managerial experience with a specialization in the arena of Global EH&S Management Systems. Technical proficiencies in industrial hygiene, safety and environmental disciplines, regulatory compliance analyses, product EH&S program development, permitting, training, ergonomics, EH&S audit and gap analysis, corrective action development, risk management analysis, workers compensation claims management and wellness programs and construction EH&S within a multitude of manufacturing, construction, research and development, governmental and administrative environments. Owner/President – 2021-present- Marianne Santarelli Safety, Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Consulting Services, LLC • A full-service Safety, Occupational Health and Environmental Consultin...

Cheryl Scanlon-Zinner, CSP Safety Research, Inc.

Audubon, New Jersey
OSHA, Safety - Fall Protection, Construction, Construction Safety, Industrial Safety, Slip/Trip/Fall, Construction Accidents, Scaffold safety, Ladders, Ladder Safety, Trenching & Excavation, Excavation Safety, Trench Safety, Power Tools, Forklifts, Powered Industrial Trucks, Standard of Care, Machine Guarding
Cheryl Scanlon-Zinner is a board-certified safety professional with over twenty-five years of experience developing and implementing occupational safety programs in construction and general industry for employers, corporations and government agencies. She has trained thousands of management representatives, supervisors, and competent persons on the principles and practices of safety management, hazard identification, hazard evaluation and the implementation of the hierarchy of controls. She specializes in hazards that are likely to cause serious injuries and fatalities (SIFs), including falls from elevation, and other construction hazards, machinery hazards, forklifts, and ladders. She was the technical editor of Nigel's Ellis's textbook Introduction to Fall Protection. Cheryl is a member of several professional safety organizations. She was the president of the Philadelphia chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals and is active in that organization. She was award...

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.

Paul J. Angelides, PE Paul J. Angelides, P.E., P.C.

Melville, New York
Engineering, Forensic Science - Forensic Engineering, Building Structures and Systems, Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Foundations, HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Construction, Construction Defects, Investigations, Fires, Floods, Insurance, Property Casualty, Disaster Recovery, Premises Liability.
Expert Engineering Staff with Interdisciplinary Experience Client base consists of Insurance Professionals, Building Owners, and Attorneys representing Plaintiff's and Defendants. Retained as Experts in Over 10,000 cases. National Academy of Forensic Engineers Certified Safety Professional Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator National Society of Professional Engineers American Society of Civil Engineers American Society of Mechanical Engineers OSHA and Suspended Scaffold Certifications New York City Special Inspection Agency Licensed in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Florida, US Virgin Islands Qualified as Experts in State Supreme and Federal Courts FAA Certified Drone Pilot

William N. Bernstein, AIA, NCARB, Leed@AP Empire Projects, Inc. / Bernstein & Associates, Architects

New York, New York
Architecture, Construction - ADA, Architect, Architectural Design, Architecture, Construction, Doctors’ Offices, Healthcare Architecture, Healthcare Design, Healthcare Construction, Hospital Architecture, Hospital Design, Hospital Construction, Hotels, Laboratories, Medical Offices, Offices, Premises Liability, Residential
Mr. Bernstein is a Yale-trained and registered architect, LEED accredited, with over 40 years of experience in the industry. He is the Founder/President of an architecture firm (Bernstein & Associates, Architects, www.bernarch.com, 1990-present) and a project management firm (Empire Projects, Inc., www.empireprojects.com, 2003-present). Mr. Bernstein offers multi-faceted expertise in the areas of architecture, design and construction. He is a member of the American Institute of Architect, Construction Specifications Institute, and Project Management Institute. He is the author of two books on architecture and has written or had written about him over (50) articles on architecture and construction. He has provided expert witness services on (26) cases which includes (3) new cases (as of May 2023). These cases have been located across the United States as well as internationally. Mr. Bernstein is an intelligent, articulate, and well-spoken professional. His professional experience as ...

Brian K Bramel, SE, PE, Ph.D. Bramel Engineering

New York
Structural Engineering, Construction Defects - Construction, construction site safety, concrete, open web joist, light gage steel, underpinning, mechanical engineering, product defects, failure analysis, finite elements, design build
Dr. Bramel has over 30 years of broad Engineering experience in all aspects of the construction process: from design through construction and service. Dr. Bramel has effectively served as an Expert Witness and a litigation advisor on hundreds of cases in the past 10 years. He has advised in Construction Defect, Building and Material Failures, Product Liability, Personal Injury, Construction Work Site Injuries, Multi-Employer Worksite Matters, as well as building code compliance and insurance claims throughout the mid-Atlantic region. His expertise in Civil, Mechanical, and Structural Engineering allows a broad perspective of potential matters beyond the traditional Engineering solutions. Dr. Bramel is a practicing Licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, and Delaware, a practicing Licensed Structural Engineer in Washington, D.C., and a Model PE NCEES record holder. He is a current member of the New York City Building Code R...

ANTHONY CORRADO, CHST, SSM, CSFSM, OSHA-Trainer NYC Safety Services, LLC

New York, New York
Construction, Safety - OSHA, Scaffolding, Construction Safety, Construction Accidents & Injuries, Holes-Covers-Falls, New York Labor Law, Construction Standard of Care, Aerial Lifts, Fork-Lifts, Reinforced Concrete, Excavations, Shoring, Underpinning & Foundations, Steel Erection, Personal Injury, Cranes, Scaffolds
Anthony Corrado is Founder and Principal of NYC Site Safety Services, LLC, a safety consulting firm in New York City that provides NYC contractors with Site Safety Plan Development, OSHA Training and on-site Licensed Safety Professionals who oversee safety on large scale construction projects as regulated by the NYC Department of Buildings. Anthony has had a long successful and diversified career in the NYC construction industry spanning almost 40 years. Starting at a young age as a Union Carpenter apprentice and working his way up to becoming a carpenter foreman in his early twenties, Anthony has continued his education and became a superintendent working on interior renovations in hi-rise buildings throughout NYC. He continued to progress and was continuously given larger projects and more responsibilities. Anthony rose through the ranks becoming a Senior Project Superintendent for a top 10 Construction Management company in the US and successfully managed projects up to $150 Mil...

Dennis W. Eckstine Eckstine & Associates, Inc.

New York
Construction, Equipment & Machinery - Construction Vehicles, Construction Equipment, Cranes, Forklifts, Aerial Lifts, Mobile Elevating Work Platforms, MEWPs, Construction Accidents, Accident Reconstruction, Electrocution, Machinery, OSHA, Safety, Slips, Trips & Falls, Cranes, Aerial Lifts, Fork lifts
Eckstine & Associates, Inc. (E & A) provides litigation support, safety consulting, safety training, and engineering consulting services relating to safe and design of cranes, aerial work platforms, mobile elevating work platforms, MEWPs, lifts and other construction, industrial, and agricultural equipment. Our expertise regarding lifting equipment is unparalleled.

Kiwesa King, PE, CCM, DBIA Expanded Resources LLC

New York, New York
Construction - Construction Management, Construction Administration, Construction Means and Methods, Construction Standard of Care, Construction Management Standard of Care, Construction New York City, Construction Contract Administration, Construction Documents, Construction Management Procedures and Operations
Kiwesa King is the Principal of Expanded Resources LLC, a New York City-based construction management consulting firm. Ms. King's professional credentials include those of New York State Licensed Professional Engineer (PE), Certified Construction Manager (CCM), Designated Design-Build Professional (DBIA), New York City Licensed Master Fire Protection Contractor (Certificate holder), New York City Licensed Site Safety Manager, and New York State Notary Public. Ms. King teaches undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education courses in Construction Management at New York institutions. Ms. King has been engaged in the construction industry for over twenty-nine years. Ms. King has served as an expert witness for fourteen years. Her expert witness experience and expertise include cases involving construction means and methods and construction management standards of practice.

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

New York
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...

Steven Pietropaolo, MS, P.E., CFEI LGI Forensic Engineering, PC

North White Plains, New York
Engineering, Forensic Science - Forensic Engineering, Explosions, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Product Liability, Fires, Fire Protection, Appliances, Construction, Building Defects, Failure Analysis, Laboratories & Testing, Building Defects, Plumbing
Steven Pietropaolo has a Bachelor Degree of Engineering in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Manhattan College. Mr. Pietropaolo is a Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the State of New York, amongst many others. He is a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, a Certified Fire Investigator Instructor, a Certified Forensic Consultant and Certified Forensic Professional Engineer. He is a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute. He is Board Certified in Forensic Engineering by the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. He has 30+ years of hands on engineering experience including electrical, mechanical, materials, safety, human factors, fire protection, and construction. He has knowledge of codes and standards used in construction and industry including building codes and safety codes. He is an expert in investigating and opining on New York State Labor Law cases (§200, §240(1) and §241(6)) involving ...

Kristopher J. Seluga, M.S., PE Technology Associates, LLC

New York
Accident Reconstruction, Products Liability - Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics, Automotive, Construction, Engineering, Failure Analysis, Forensic Science, Golf Carts, Human Factors, Motorcycle, Premises Liability, Safety, Slip Trip & Fall
Our staff of experienced engineers are ready to apply established scientific and engineering knowledge and techniques to your case. Our staff has published hundreds of papers, served on national ANSI standards committees and assisted over 2,600 attorneys and insurance agents settle or try their cases. Because the laws of physics and principles of engineering are universal, we are able to investigate and opine on a wide range of topics including motor vehicle crashes, heavy machinery, consumer products, construction sites, falls and biomechanical analyses. In each case, we assist our clients by determining, in as much detail as possible, how and why an accident occurred and communicating those finding in a clear and concise manner.

Thomas Collier, Jr Collier Consultants

North Carolina
Construction, Premises Liability - Defects, personal injury, insurance, codes, commercial, residential, accidents, falls, asbestos, ADA, sewer, water, liability, damages, general contractor, fire, flood, contracts, subcontractors, engineer
Highly experienced construction and premises expert. Specializes in large commercial and multi-residential construction disputes and serious bodily injury claims. Has served on over 300 cases as an expert witness and dozens of cases as an arbitrator. 30+ years’ experience as a general contractor and owner/developer focusing on condominiums, roads, sewers, subdivisions, offices and other major construction. Summa Cum Laude/Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of North Carolina. Consultant (2008-Present): Georgia, North Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Cases include commercial defects and delays, serious personal injuries, multifamily, sewers, roads and drainage, retail, insurance, professional liability, and construction business practices. Approximately equal representation of plaintiffs and defendants. General Contractor - President of Buckhead Classic (2006 – presen): Projects include defective construction repair, new construction, fire and flood...

David R Decker Becket Training & Consulting

Wilmington, North Carolina
Construction, Equipment & Machinery - Crane accident, rigging accident, crane, rigging, hoist, wire rope, slings, straps, chokers, rigger, boom truck, construction accident, industrial accident
Crane and Rigging Management, Training, Development and Delivery, Expert Witness/Litigation Support Career crane and rigging professional with hands on and policy experience. Train, test and certify crane operators, riggers and signalpersons. Develop and deliver safety and technical training. Experienced consultant with 45 years in the crane and rigging industry, including over 25 years of policy experience. Expert witness with plaintiff and defense experience, including depositions and trials. Nuclear crane experience Certifications (Current and Former) NCCCO Certified Rigger NCCCO Accredited Rigger Practical Examiner NCCCO Certified Signalperson NCCCO Accredited Signalperson Practical Examiner NCCCO Certified Overhead Crane Operator NCCCR Accredited Mobile Crane Operator License Examiner NCCCR: Certified Exam Administrator NCCCR: Certified Master Trainer Trico-Lift Trained Rough Terrain Forklift Operator NIASE Certified Mechanic Technical Memberships and Committees American ...

Joe DeFranco, CSP Safety Consulting Specialists, Inc.

Raleigh, North Carolina
Safety, OSHA - Construction, General Industry, Equipment & Machinery, Forklifts, Slip, Trip & Fall, Lockout/Tagout, Scaffold, Aerial Lift, Crane, Rigging & Signaling, MSHA, Accident Investigation, Construction Safety, Forklifts, Ladders, Machine Guarding, Dropped Objects, Struck-by, Crush Hazards, Personal Injury
25+ years of experience in construction, industrial, and crane safety consulting. Retained in over 50 cases for both OSHA 1926 Construction and OSHA 1910 General Industry. Board Certified Safety Professional since 2001. OSHA 500 course in Construction Safety-Outreach Trainer NCCCO Certified Crane Operator NCCCO Certified Crane Inspector MSHA Certified Instructor Supervisor Training in Accident Reduction Techniques (S.T.A.R.T.) Certified Independent STAR Assessor American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Member Experienced in: -Occupational safety and health policies & standards -Personal injury, catastrophic injury, and fatality cases -Multi-employer worksites -Crane accidents -Crane safety -Mobile and overhead cranes -Rigging & Signalperson -Trenching and excavation -Confined space -MSHA Part 48 & 46 -Contractor safety -Chemical safety including lead, silica, hexavalent chromium, and ammonia safety -Noise -Fall protection -Scaffolding -Forklift, Aerial lift -Accident inve...

Stephen P. Harmon

Sanford , North Carolina
Construction, Insurance - Xactimate software, Xactimate Certified , Building Consultant , Property Insurance Damage Report Review

John E. Nain, MS, CSP Nain & Associates, LLC

Hickory, North Carolina
Safety, OSHA - Permit Required Confined Space, Confined Space, Policy, Lockout, Control of Hazardous Energy, HAZWOPER, HAZCOM, Hazard Commuication, Impalement, Struck By, Caught between / In, Emergency Action Plans, Management systems, General Safety and Health Provisions, Construction, General Industry, Church
John Nain, MS, CSP - Bio John Nain, MS, CSP has worked with Safety and Loss Prevention processes for over thirty-five years. He has a Master’s Degree in this field of expertise and is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP). He is authorized by the U.S. Department of Labor to teach the 10 Hour and 30 Hour General Industry and Construction Industry Courses. As the founder of a successful consultancy, John has enjoyed 19 successful years of leading the business. John has expertise in analyzing businesses to determine overall OSHA compliance and hazards that may affect the business from a regulatory and liability perspective. He has guided multi-billion dollar companies with over 30,000 employees to some of the lowest injury and illness rates in the United States. This has resulted in saving millions of dollars in operating costs for these companies. In addition to experience throughout the United States, he has worked internationally in safety; his business primarily focuses on U.S....

Caleb M. Sturm, PSP, CCP, CCA BRG Global Construction Advisory & Disputes Practice

North Carolina
Construction, Dispute Resolution - Construction Delay, Disruption, Productivity Loss, Quantum of Damages, Critical Path Delay, Change Orders, Scope Change, Termination, CPM Scheduling, Audit, Construction Claim, Acceleration, Cumulative Impact, Extended General Conditions, Extension of Time, Liquidated Damages, Concurrent Delay.
Mr. Sturm is a Director in the BRG Global Construction Advisory & Disputes practice. Mr. Sturm is engaged regarding matters of schedule delay and work disruption, losses in contractor productivity, quantum of monetary damages, claim formulation & review, cost auditing, risk management, and project administration procedures. Mr. Sturm has performed analyses on claims ranging from $1 million to $350 million and is experienced in providing expert testimony. Mr. Sturm also consults with parties in the planning, programming, control, and mitigation of project risk. His experience in prospective and forensic capacities allows him to uniquely anticipate risks and challenges prior to and during each stage of the project life cycle. Mr. Sturm is advanced in the development of best practices and procedures in the active management of significant multi‐year capital projects. Mr. Sturm accumulated his construction industry experience through employment in both contractor and owner capacities ...

Robert A Durham, PhD, PE THEWAY Labs

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Failure Analysis, Engineering - Fire, Engineering Mechanical, Engineering Electrical, Building Inspection, Construction, Electricity, Electronics, Laboratories & Testing, Investigation, Products Liability, Plumbing, Forensic Science
Dr. Durham has been providing forensic and failure analysis services to clients for over 20 years. He has testified as an expert witness in multiple states, in federal jurisdictions, before FERC and state utility commissions. He is a certified fire and explosion investigator. He has been involved in over 2,500 failure analysis projects including: power systems, lightning, electrocutions, oil & gas, tank batteries, industrial, commercial, residential, lighting appliances, utility systems, utility regulation, fire, equipment damage, switchgear, construction equipment, electronics, overhead lines, underground lines and fire protection equipment. Licensed PE in 11 States; BS EE, ME, PhD

Timothy D Bechtel, PhD, PG Franklin and Marshall College

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Environmental, Hydrology - sinkhole, groundwater, landslide, drilling, hydrogeology, rockfall, karst, vibration, blast, earthquake, contamination, pipeline, fracking, water, erosion, construction, stormwater, physics, leak, cave
Dr. Bechtel is geophysicist/geologist, and a world-renowned expert on sinkholes. But not just sinkholes; bedrock conditions, caves, water pollution, and all issues related to karst terranes. Dr. Bechtel has 25+ years of experience in the engineering/environmental industry, as well as faculty positions at Franklin & Marshall College, the University of Memphis and the University of Pennsylvania, and is an appointed member of the International Karst Commission. Dr. Bechtel has been an expert in dozens of sinkole or karst-related cases - often related to causes of sinkholes and/or water problems. Dr. Bechtel also has expertise and courtroom experience in Unconventional Oil & Gas, hydraulic fracturing (fracking), and fracking-industry-related earthquakes, horizontal directional drilling (HDD), as well as all fields of seismology, seismic hazards, vibration monitoring and analysis, subsidence, soil creep, landslides, rockfalls, non-destructive evaluation of earthen dams and levees, subsu...

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.

David R Decker Becket Training & Consulting

Pennsylvania
Construction, Equipment & Machinery - Crane accident, rigging accident, crane, rigging, hoist, wire rope, slings, straps, chokers, rigger, boom truck, construction accident, industrial accident
Crane and Rigging Management, Training, Development and Delivery, Expert Witness/Litigation Support Career crane and rigging professional with hands on and policy experience. Train, test and certify crane operators, riggers and signalpersons. Develop and deliver safety and technical training. Experienced consultant with 45 years in the crane and rigging industry, including over 25 years of policy experience. Expert witness with plaintiff and defense experience, including depositions and trials. Nuclear crane experience Certifications (Current and Former) NCCCO Certified Rigger NCCCO Accredited Rigger Practical Examiner NCCCO Certified Signalperson NCCCO Accredited Signalperson Practical Examiner NCCCO Certified Overhead Crane Operator NCCCR Accredited Mobile Crane Operator License Examiner NCCCR: Certified Exam Administrator NCCCR: Certified Master Trainer Trico-Lift Trained Rough Terrain Forklift Operator NIASE Certified Mechanic Technical Memberships and Committees American ...

Dennis W. Eckstine Eckstine & Associates, Inc.

Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
Construction, Equipment & Machinery - Construction Vehicles, Construction Equipment, Cranes, Forklifts, Aerial Lifts, Mobile Elevating Work Platforms, MEWPs, Construction Accidents, Accident Reconstruction, Electrocution, Machinery, OSHA, Safety, Slips, Trips & Falls, Cranes, Aerial Lifts, Fork lifts
Eckstine & Associates, Inc. (E & A) provides litigation support, safety consulting, safety training, and engineering consulting services relating to safe and design of cranes, aerial work platforms, mobile elevating work platforms, MEWPs, lifts and other construction, industrial, and agricultural equipment. Our expertise regarding lifting equipment is unparalleled.

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...

Cliff Moser, AIA www.standard-of.care

Pennsylvania
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...

John E Poole, P.E. CNX Forensics and Consulting

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 over 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 litigation cases and testified at deposition, arbitration, and trial. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania, New York, Maryland, and Florida.

James Rappoport, AIA-NCARB Daroff Design

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

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

Rhode Island
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...

Waine P. Hicks Carriage House Custom Homes & Interiors, Inc.

Franklin, Tennessee
Construction, Construction Defects - Construction Claims, Roof Consultant, Construction Delay, Construction Management, Workmanship Claims, Change Order Disputes, Costs to Complete, Contract Disputes, Safety Issues, Design Build Claims, Construction Failures, Structural Failures, Construction Fault, Construction Expert
Waine Hicks is a Tennessee licensed General Contractor Commercial/Residential with over 50 years of construction and building experience. Waine provides a broad range of services to insurance companies and law firms as well as construction, engineering and architectural firms that includes structural analysis and design, condition assessment, damage investigations, failure analysis, construction consulting and management, and expert testimony for construction claims and disputes. Responsible for field investigations, establish and coordinate expert teams for investigations, provides quality assurance, evaluation and supervision of in-progress construction for residential and commercial structures. Waine is a recognized expert in assessing, evaluating, remediating and testimony and is proven to be influential. Certifications: Certified Varco Pruden Design/Build Steel Buildings for Williamson, Maury, Dickson and Rutherford Counties/Middle Tennessee • Certified General Contractor ...

Steve Scoville Scoville & Associates, Inc.

Nashville, Tennessee
Construction, Construction Defects - Construction Defects, Construction Scheduling, Construction Management, Building Codes, Healthcare/Commercial/ and Residential Construction, Construction Contracts, Construction Claims, Construction Planning, Insurance Claims Evaluation, Construction Cost Estimates
Services and Experience Profile for Scoville & Associates, Inc. In building design, construction, facilities management, and performance on different types of contracts, Scoville and Associates (S&A) provide services to attorneys representing defendants and plaintiffs, insurance companies and institutions, and private individuals. Experience in construction is extensive. Experience in legal cases is three, with one still awaiting trial. Services include reviewing contracts and project records to assess adherence to contractual obligations. Scoville & Associates, Inc. performs site surveys when an on-site review is needed: photographing and noting pertinent conditions. If instructed, the research includes reviews of court filings, codes, designs, contract documents, and correspondence. S&A Analyzes information gathered versus contracts, building codes, project-specific design requirements, and personal experience. S&A verbally communicates preliminary conclusions to the supervising...

Caleb M. Sturm, PSP, CCP, CCA BRG Global Construction Advisory & Disputes Practice

Nashville, Tennessee
Construction, Dispute Resolution - Construction Delay, Disruption, Productivity Loss, Quantum of Damages, Critical Path Delay, Change Orders, Scope Change, Termination, CPM Scheduling, Audit, Construction Claim, Acceleration, Cumulative Impact, Extended General Conditions, Extension of Time, Liquidated Damages, Concurrent Delay.
Mr. Sturm is a Director in the BRG Global Construction Advisory & Disputes practice. Mr. Sturm is engaged regarding matters of schedule delay and work disruption, losses in contractor productivity, quantum of monetary damages, claim formulation & review, cost auditing, risk management, and project administration procedures. Mr. Sturm has performed analyses on claims ranging from $1 million to $350 million and is experienced in providing expert testimony. Mr. Sturm also consults with parties in the planning, programming, control, and mitigation of project risk. His experience in prospective and forensic capacities allows him to uniquely anticipate risks and challenges prior to and during each stage of the project life cycle. Mr. Sturm is advanced in the development of best practices and procedures in the active management of significant multi‐year capital projects. Mr. Sturm accumulated his construction industry experience through employment in both contractor and owner capacities ...

Dan Bawden, CAPS, CGP, CGR, GMB, GMR, CFLC, JD. DanBawdenexpertwitness.com

Houston, Texas
Construction, Construction Defects - Construction Defects, Repair Cost Estimates, Roof and flashing failures, Duty of Care, Damage causation, Code compliance, Project Management, Materials and Methods, Building, Remodeling, Performance standards, cost estimating, Construction Performance Standards, New Construction, Water Damage
Mr. Dan Bawden has an outstanding reputation for winning cases, and over 45 years of residential construction experience. He possesses a unique combination of being a practicing attorney and an accomplished, award-winning builder/remodeler with numerous professional certifications in construction. This makes him a highly credible witness in all facets of residential and light commercial construction. Just as importantly, Mr. Bawden has a musical theatre background, so he thinks fast on his feet, is a clear and charming communicator, and understands the legal aspects of litigation better than other construction experts. Mr. Bawden helped write the NAHB "Residential Construction Performance Guidelines" (6th edition, published August 24, 2022) which is a nationally recognized source for construction performance standards. With experience assisting both homeowners and builders, Mr. Bawden is very effective an excellent and clear communicator, extremely likable and effective befo...

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...

Stanford R Brown, B.Sc., CSP, CSHP, CRSP, CHSC Raising the Standard Consulting Inc.

Texas
Safety, OSHA - Construction, Mining, Workplace Inspections, Crane, Rigging, EM 385-1-1, First Aid/CPR/AED, General Industry, Accident Investigation, Safety Training, Compliance, Workplace Conditions, Fall Protection, Powered Industrial Trucks, Machine Guarding, Excavation, Trenching, Scaffolds, Multi-Employer
Stanford R. Brown, B.Sc., CSP, CSHP, CRSP, CHSC, has over 30 years of experience managing safety and health for various projects. He has been involved with multiple construction safety/OSHA cases as an expert witness. A sampling of the expert witness cases he has been involved with include: • Workplace injury at refinery construction project. • Worker fatally electrocuted during a paving incident. • Construction training and safety standards for power tool injury. Safety and Slip Trip & Fall, EM 385-1-1, OSHA, (SSHO), Competent Person, First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Trainer, Certified Safety Professionals (CSP) designation with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, Certified Safety and Health Professional (CSHP) in the State of Hawaii. Construction and General Industry, Accident Investigation, Fall Protection, Forklift, Aerial Lift, Boom Lift, Scissor Lift, Machine Guarding, Amputation, Struck By, Caught Between, Scaffold, Ladder, Roofing Safety, Amputation, Excavation/T...

Matthew C Deal Deal Sikes

Houston, Texas
Real Estate Appraiser - Condemnation, Bankruptcy, Fraud, Construction
Holds the CRE designation from the Counselors of Real Estate

Dennis W. Eckstine Eckstine & Associates, Inc.

Texas
Construction, Equipment & Machinery - Construction Vehicles, Construction Equipment, Cranes, Forklifts, Aerial Lifts, Mobile Elevating Work Platforms, MEWPs, Construction Accidents, Accident Reconstruction, Electrocution, Machinery, OSHA, Safety, Slips, Trips & Falls, Cranes, Aerial Lifts, Fork lifts
Eckstine & Associates, Inc. (E & A) provides litigation support, safety consulting, safety training, and engineering consulting services relating to safe and design of cranes, aerial work platforms, mobile elevating work platforms, MEWPs, lifts and other construction, industrial, and agricultural equipment. Our expertise regarding lifting equipment is unparalleled.

Michael Fiebig, RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA, CFPS, CEP Fiebig Architecture

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

Edward L. Fronapfel, MSCE, PE, CBIE, CFCC, EDI, CBCP, MAE, F.ASCE, F.NAFE SBSA LLC a Charles Taylor Company

Texas
Engineering, Construction - Construction defects litigation, property analysis, rehabilitation, design review, subrogation, allocation, premise liablity, catastrophic claim analysis
Edward L. Fronapfel, MSCE, PE, D-IBFES, DFE, CBIE, CFCC, CBCP, EDI, PTI1, F.NAFE, F.ASCE has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in structural and forensic engineering. Ed's a Certified Level 2 Infrared Thermographer, Certified 3rd Party EIFS Inspector, Certified Forensic Claims Consultant, Board Certified Building Inspection Engineer, and Certified Building Commissioning Professional. He is a registered engineer in the States of AL, AR, AZ, CO, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, LA,MA, MD, MI, MN, MS, MT, MO, NE, NJ, NV, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR,PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY . Edward has been deposed nearly 800 times, and admitted into trial settings over 110 times. He has been used as an expert in arbitration and mediations over 500 times since the late 1990's. Edward is an instructor for the College of Contract Management, U.K, Diploma in Structural Forensic Engineering Edward has been an adjunct professo...

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...

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...

Jeff Hunt, MBA, CGR, GMR, GMB, CAPS, CGP, HCI-R, HCI-W, CFLC Jeff Hunt Construction

Houston, Texas
Construction, Construction Defects - Contract disputes,defects, insurance claims, storm damage, product defects, construction accidents, duty of care, fire damage, wind damage, hail damage, termite damage, cost to repair, estimating, project management, scheduling, safety, green building, remodeling, mediation, arbitration
Jeff is the founder and President of Jeff Hunt Construction, a residential design-build firm in Houston Texas. His construction experience includes commercial projects up to $125 million such as luxury hotels, hospitals, schools, airports, and office buildings. His residential construction experience includes custom home building and remodeling on projects up to $750,000, including major additions, upscale kitchen and baths, fire & flood restoration, and whole house renovations. In addition to his construction experience, Jeff has over 10 years of experience as a strategic and information technology consultant, beginning with a career at Andersen Consulting (now known as Accenture). Backed by a strong background in both business and construction, he is regarded as an accomplished speaker and instructor, and a credible expert. His experience as an expert witness includes testifying in state and federal courts on matters including contract disputes, duty of care, construction defects,...

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.

Craig Koehn, P.E. EBE/I-ENG-A

Houston, Texas
Engineering, Construction - Mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, plumbing engineering, engineering design, fire investigation, fire protection, fire alarm.
Qualified and experienced MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing) engineer with expertise in design and construction. Member of the Investigative Engineers Association.

Aaron D. Miller, RCI, ACI Texas Inspector Expert

Garland, Texas
Construction Defects, Building Inspection - Deck Construction and Safety, Residential Construction, Residential Building Codes, Construction, Residential Construction Defects, Home Inspector Malpractice, Code-Related Premises Liability, Contractor Standard of Care, Texas Residential Construction Liability Act
I have been in the residential construction profession since 1975. Currently I work full-time as a licensed home inspector in the DFW, Texas area. I specialize in oversight of new home building for the buyers of the homes. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 22 years as a general residential and light commercial remodeling and building contractor. 24 years as a full-time residential inspector. 21 years as an American Society of Home Inspectors Certified Inspector. 15 years as an International Code Council-certified Residential Combination Inspector. Texas Residential Construction Commission Registered Builder from 2004 - 2009. Texas Residential Construction Commission Dispute Resolution Inspector 2004 - 2009. I have inspected over 12,000 properties, have been hired by attorneys and their clients 60 times for consultation, and have been deposed 25 times. Areas of expertise include:  Residential Construction  Residential Construction Defects  Residential Building Codes  Residential En...

Michael J Ogden, CGC, HCI All Disaster Claims, Inc

San Antlnio, Texas
Construction, Insurance - Appraisal, Appraiser, Umpire, Property Loss Cost, Property Loss Causation, Estimator, Fire, Mitigation, Windstorm, Residential, Hail, Commercial, Tornado, Multifamily, Roofing, IICRC, Restoration, Mold, Remediation, General Contractor
An OSHA and Haag Certified, State of Texas and Florida Licensed Public Adjuster and State of Florida Certified General Contractor with more than 22 years of experience directly related to the renovation and consulting of losses from disaster afflicted homes and businesses. Haag Certified Roof Inspector, IICRC and BESI Certified General Contractor, Appraiser, Umpire, Estimator, Renovator, Remediator and Expert Witness / Consultant. State of Florida Certified (Licensed) General Contractor CGC1509420 BESI Certified Defective Drywall Remediator (CDDR) BESI Certified Defective Drywall Consultant (CDDC) NuAire Windows and Doors Certified Installer Dryvit E.I.F.S. Certified Installer IICRC Certified Water Restoration Technician (WRT) IICRC Certified Advanced Structural Drying (ASD) State of Texas Licensed Public Adjuster TDI#1840149 State of Florida Licensed Public Adjuster Haag Certified Roof Inspector OSHA 10 Certified

Amy Patrick, PE Apollo BBC, Inc.

Houston, Texas
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - Engineering Design, Consulting Engineering, Structural Analysis, Infrastructure, Concrete, Steel Structures, Engineering, Construction, Grading, Drainage, Steel, Concrete, Foundation, Brick, Building, Structure, Frame, Masonry, Flooding, Flood, Damage, Pool, Leaking, Roof, EIFS, Stucco
Ms. Patrick is a Technical Consultant at Apollo BBC and a licensed professional engineer with over 15 years of experience. 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. She is an experienced expert witness in construction defect litigation.

Homer R. Peterson, II, P.E., CSP, CFLC Peterson Construction Consulting, Inc.

Houston, Texas
Construction, Safety - Construction, falls from elevation, fall protection, fatalities, occupational health & safety management systems, OSHA matters, personal injury, precast erection, safety, standards of care, steel erection, termination for cause or for convenience, wrongful death
Homer R. Peterson II, P.E., CSP, CFLC provides consulting services to attorneys, insurance carriers, construction companies, and companies engaged in general industry. Services are offered as a subject matter expert, expert witness, and safety consultant. He has over 40 years of construction and safety experience (17 years union, 23 years non-union), including airports, bridges, casinos, convention centers, convocation centers, distribution centers, hospitals, hotels, manufacturing facilities, office buildings, paper mills, pharmaceutical plants, power plants, prisons, refineries, schools, shopping malls, sports arenas, steel mills, stores, and warehouses. See www.homerpeterson.com for photographs of representative projects. His experience includes 40 years in construction in various positions such as president, senior vice president, vice president, project manager, and timekeeper. His responsibilities have included estimating, sales, project management, scheduling, troublesho...

Jill Shackelford

Austin, Texas
Mining, Construction - Asphalt, Paving, Limestone Mining, MSHA, Environmental, Seal Coating, Chip Seal, Edward's Aquifer, Sand and Gravel, Construction Claims, Aggregates, Asphalt design, Asphalt employment, Asphalt and Aggregate Trucking
Jill Shackelford founded Industrial Asphalt, Inc. in 1995. She has taken her experience from owning and operating an asphalt and mining company, and is passionate about consulting in all realms of the industry to substantiate her belief that the industry and the environment are not mutually exclusive endeavors. Jill is an expert in developing strategy to facilitate transparency and communication for operators often in a hostile environment. Jill also provides expert testimony for both aggregate and asphalt litigation, and often speaks at HOA’s on variety of topics. Her role at Industrial Asphalt included developing the asphalt plant operations and the internal structure of the organization. She also worked with multiple European firms to develop and blend European and American asphalt specifications for the SH 130 toll road, successfully negotiating the largest asphalt contract in Texas history. Jill currently consults in all realms of permitting from groundwater, rock crushing, co...

Patrick J Walsh, CSP Walsh Safety Consulting

Georgetown, Texas
Safety, Construction - OSHA, Personal Injury, Property Damage, Risk Management, Loss Prevention, Accident Investigation

Guy A. Marchessault Daybreak Building Services

Colchester, Vermont
Construction, Construction Defects
40 years experience in commercial and residential building and remodeling, design/build and project management. Most experienced with interior renovations, office renovations, kitchen and bathroom replacements, room additions, house expansions and egress systems. Completed OSHA training in construction safety and was a trainer for 10 hour and 30 hour classes in construction safety.

Matthew Furlong, CBC, RBC Först Consulting Group

Middleburg, Virginia
Construction Defects, Construction - Forensic investigation, building pathology, failure analysis, technical reporting, construction claims, litigation support, insurance, building code, EIFs, stucco, building envelope, facades, rainscreen, infrared, moisture, structural capability, energy conservation, contract analysis.
Mr. Matthew Furlong specializes in construction defect and failure analysis, forensic engineering, scientific investigations, technical report writing and expert witness testimony for construction claims and litigation matters. Mr. Furlong has 21 years of experience with construction, project coordination and design, remodeling, and field inspections of building systems for residential, and commercial low and high-rise properties. He has successfully completed more than 600 unique and custom projects while as a general contractor. His builder background experience ranges from high-end new custom home construction, interior renovations and additions, to green building and energy efficient homes, historical renovations, timber-framing, and creating elaborate custom interiors in prestigious estate-sized homes. This experience gives Mr. Furlong the unique qualifications to testify as an expert in construction matters. As a professional consultant, Mr. Furlong provides services in the ...

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

Gainesville, Virginia
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...

Tara L Pase Bramel Engineering, LLC

Virginia
Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering - Construction Defect, Concrete, Seismic, Retaining Walls, OSHA, Building Codes, Steel, Earthquake, Stormwater Management, Civil Engineering, Failure Analysis, Wood, Wind, Construction, Structural Engineering, Strength of Materials, Masonry, Foundations, Construction Accident, Design and Analysis
Civil/Structural Engineering Construction Defects Building Codes OSHA Failure Analysis Strength of Materials Concrete/Steel/Wood/Masonry Design Concrete/Steel/Wood/Masonry Analysis Seismic Design and Analysis Wind Design and Analysis Foundations and Retaining Structures Grading and Soil Properties Field Repair Designs Stormwater Management Component/Connection Design and Analysis Construction Cost Estimates Building Envelope (Moisture Barriers) Construction Management Registered Professional Engineer, State of New York, License No.087752 Registered Professional Engineer, State of Maryland, License No.42640 Registered Professional Engineer, Commonwealth of Virginia, License No.051210 Registered Professional Engineer, State of New Jersey, License No.24GE05239300

Mark J Lawless, CSMI

Seattle, Washington
Construction, Safety - Construction Defects, Premises Liability, Changed Conditions, Engineering (Field), Risk Management, Scope of Work, Insurance Coverage, Scheduling, Subcontracting, Estimating, Alternate Dispute Resolution, Standard Practices

Daniel R Robles, PE, MBA Community Engineering Services, PLLC

EDMONDS, Washington
Mechanical Engineering, Real Estate - plumbing, pipe, re-pipe, leaks, failures, Inspection, construction, water damage, feasibility, epoxy liner, CPVC, Aquatherm, PEX, Galvanized, copper, risk assessment, machinery, insurance, defect, standard of care, Blockchain, smart contract adjudication.
Thirty-five years of practical engineering experience across the aerospace, building construction, and technology industries. Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Masters degree in International Business Administration. Expert Witness at the intersection of mechanical engineering, business practices, and standard of care.  Technical specialties include plumbing systems (failures, leaks, defects and corrosion), building envelope failures resulting in mold or water damage, Real Estate transactions, mechanical failures due to improper maintenance or operation, Investigation, testing, and report writing. Excellent public speaking skills with the ability to explain complex matters in simple and accessible terms. Knowledgable in recent technologies such as blockchain, digital twin, and digital twin applications for the engineering professions. Experienced in cross border and international engineering practices. Registered professional engineer in California and Washingt...

Paul A Rodrigues Trace Forensic Experts LLC

North Lake, Wisconsin
Accounting, Intellectual Property - Economic, Intellectual Property & Commercial Damages, Infringement, Lost Profits, Royalty, Forensic Accounting, Breach of Contract, Fiduciary Duty, Fraud Investigations, Embezzlement, Construction, Bankruptcy, Malpractice, Analytics, ediscovery, special master, Ponzi schemes, Theft of Trade Secrets
Paul Rodrigues is a Managing Member of Trace Forensic Experts LLC. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Global Management Accountant with a Master's Degree in Taxation and is Certified in Financial Forensics. Paul has more than 30 years of experience in the accounting profession. He began his practice with a big four public accounting firm and has served as an expert witness or consultant in numerous forensic, fraud, and litigation engagements with damage claims ranging from $1 million to $250 million. He has testified in Federal and State courts, arbitrations and mediations. Paul has been involved with civil and criminal litigation (on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants) including but not limited to: accounting & auditing standards; improper accounting entries, the determination of lost profits, income, assets, or damages; internal investigations and fraud investigations, securities, civil RICO; bribery and other litigation claims requiring ac...
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