Construction Expert Witnesses in California

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, Personal Injury, Ada Compliance, Property Management, Safety, Accident Reconstruction, Concrete, Construction Administration, Excavation, Mining, Accessibility, Ada, Asset Management, and Building Codes.

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Paul L. Johnson Gryphon Consulting

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

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

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

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...

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.

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.

Lake Forest, 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, Electric Vaults, Rigging, Falls, Helicopter, Underground Utility Strike
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

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

Tracy Myers, AIA Myers Consulting

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

L Fredrick Nolta Nolta Consulting

San Diego, California
Construction, Construction Defects - Claim, Cost of Repair, Schedule / Delay, Critical Path, Accident / Injuries, Safety, Construction Management CM, General Contractor GC, Subcontractor, Engineering Contractor, Concrete, Precast, Steel Erection, Wood, Excavation, Trenching, Shoring, Hospital, DSA, Public Works, Indian Gaming, Permit
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

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...
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