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This page contains electricity expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on electricity and related issues. Electricity expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts. The issues and subjects these electricity expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Electricity, Electrocution, Electrical Safety, Arc Flash, Distribution, Lightning, Plumbing, Products Liability, Shock, Transmission, Commercial, Construction, Construction Defect, Construction Defects, and Control Systems.

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John R. Beebe, P.E., BSEE AER Engineers, Inc.

Electrical Engineering, Electricity - Electrical Injury, Electrocution, Electrical Safety, Electrical Construction Defects, Electrical Specifications, Electrical Damage, Electrical Power, Electrical Accidents, Electrical Codes and Standards, Electrical Fires and Explosions, Electrical Hazards, Open Neutrals, Electricity
John R. Beebe P.E. is Owner / Principal of AER Engineers, Inc. and has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Washington. -Letter of Reference for John R. Beebe, P.E., PREG, O’DONNELL & GILLETT PLLC L A W Y E R S Mark E. Wilkerson [email protected] -John Beebe, simply stated, is one of the finest expert witnesses I have ever worked with, and over the past 35 years as a trial lawyer, I have worked with a lot of experts. Of course, John has all the right qualifications and experience. He knows his stuff like no other. John investigates, listens, researches, and then carefully and accurately reaches his conclusions. No posturing, no leaps to conclusions, no over advocacy. John and I worked together in the most complex case of my career. It involved two deaths by fire, massive damage, burned evidence, spoliated evidence, and seawater. There were 7 parties, 16 lawyers, 14 liability experts, and enough competing cause and origin and e...

John E Averrett, PE Highline Electrical Services

Montgomery, Alabama
Electrical Engineering, Electricity - Electrocution, Lightning, Utility, Lightning Protection, Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, Building Analysis, Grounding, Shock, Electric Shock Drowning, Breaker Coordination, and Electrical Distribution.
A Licensed Professional Engineer in 11 states, John Averrett specializes in Electrocution, Lightning, Utility, Lightning Protection, Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, Building Analysis, Grounding, Shock, Electric Shock Drowning, Breaker Coordination, and Electrical Distribution cases involving death, personal injury, industrial equipment failure, vehicular accidents, fire cause/origin, contract, and construction disputes. Areas of practice include: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas; other states by comity. John Averrett is Executive Vice President of Goodwyn Mills & Cawood headquartered in Montgomery, AL. He has more than 25 years' experience in plan development for governmental, municipal, industrial and commercial clients and is currently coordinating a group of twelve other electrical engineers and designers. In addition to his design efforts, Mr. Averrett's experience includes work with ...

Maximo Fuentes

Carmichael, California
Electricity - Transmission and distribution electric power industry, Electric Utility, Power linemen, Electrical contact, High Voltage accidents, Pole Climbing, Personal Protective Grounding, Live-line accidents, Electric Line Crew, Power line, underground power lines.
"With over 31 years in the transmission and distribution power industry Max has constructed and maintained transmission and distribution overhead and underground lines and equipment. Led line crews as a foreman, line supervisor, educator, mentor and coach. Additionally his experience, education and knowledge have enabled him to provide high-quality training, accident investigation, and expert witness services. He has been at the forefront of delivering training to utilities from power to telecom. Max routinely participated in local, regional and the International Lineman's rodeo in both the Municipal and Contractor divisions. Over the years, with different team members he was always able to develop a winning strategy that created a high level of success that he was able to repeat on a consistent basis (see below for awards). Max's passion is identifying and developing leaders at the field level, his book, ""Essential Leadership Skills for Power Line Foremen"" is a must read for th...

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 has taught metallurgical engineering course topics in Principals and Applications of Steel Alloy Design at the University of Pittsburgh School of Engineering. He was awarded outstanding graduate, presidents’ list, graduate...

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

Livermore, California
Electricity, Construction Defects - Electrical, Electrical Engineering, Construction Defect, shocks, electrocutions, electrical fires
Electrical expert with over 50 years of experience in the electrical construction and maintenance industry. I have extensive experience in fire and impact damage repairs and have worked cases involving shocks with both claimed permanent damages as well as electrocutions. I have been called in by multiple insurance companies to evaluate claims and elimination of electrical as a fire starting heat source. I have extensive deposition experience as well as trial experience.

Curtis E Falany, PE J.B. Shepherd & Co., Inc.

Plant City, Florida
Electrical Engineering, Construction Defects - Electrical Contact,Shock,Electricity,Electrocution,Construction Defect,Construction Dispute,Fire of Electrical Origin,Explosion, Wildland Fire of Electrical Origin,Failure,Lightning,Electric Utility,Transmission,Distribution,Forensic Engineer,Expert,Witness,Opinion,Testimony,NEC,NESC
Curtis E. Falany has been a forensic electrical engineer and expert witness for more than twenty five years. Previously, he was the CEO of an electrical design-build firm and a principal in a consortium of companies serving the electrical, computer, and communications industries worldwide. He has served as a member of the Florida Electrical Contractors Licensing Board and as the author of the Hillsborough County Florida Electrical Code. Curtis is Board Certified as a Forensic Engineer. He has assisted clients in the investigation and resolution of more than 600 cases in State and Federal Courts both in the US and overseas.

Lee E Marchessault, CUSA, CUSP Workplace Safety Solutions, Inc.

Florida
Electricity, Safety - Electrical Safety, Electrocution, Electrical Arc Flash Burns, Utility Safety, Power Systems Safety, Utility Fall Protection, Transmission and Distribution Safety
I am the President of Workplace Safety Solutions, Inc. which has provided safety consultation services to over 600 companies internationally. As such, my focus has been on working with these companies, their employees, and cultivating our employees to build a solid consulting business. Now with additional resources, I am comfortable to dedicate more time to expert witness work and provide law firms with the service, dedication and commitment they need to effectively assist them with their legal cases and associated schedules.

Jack D Matthews, PE David Matthews Engineering, LLC

Dallas, Georgia
Electrical Engineering, Electricity - Substation, Protective Relaying, Controls, Transmission, Distribution, Industrial, Commercial, Arc Flash, accident investigation, electrical measurement, power quality investigation, electrical analysis
David Matthews PE has spent decades designing electrical utility and industrial systems, testing utility equipment, investigating, and analyzing utility outages and switching events, performing utility operations analysis, investigating utility damage claims, and performing electrical planning and analysis using EasyPower, CYME, CYME TCC, PSS/E, ETAP. David Matthews is knowledgeable on the IEEE Color Series, National Electric Code (NFPA 70), Electrical Safety and Arc Flash Analysis (NFPA 70E), Grounding, electrical measurement and analysis, arc flash analysis, accident investigation, power quality investigation, equipment testing (NETA) and fault analysis. David Matthews is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). David Matthews Engineering, LLC carries $1 Million in Professional Liability Insurance. David is highly knowledgeable on a wide range of electrical systems and equipment and can help you win your case.

Robert L. Wolf III, PE Forensic and Engineering Services, PLLC

La Grange, Kentucky
Electrical Engineering, Electricity - Substation, Protective Relaying, Power Line Carrier, Control Systems, Shock, Electricity, Human Performance, Human Error, Transmission, Distribution, Industrial, Commercial, Petrochemical, Instrumentation, SCADA.
Robert Wolf, PE has spent his career as a power and controls engineer in Residential, Commercial, Institutional, Industrial and Utility industries. His career began designing building electrical systems working closely with architects, and it later evolved into heavy industrial substation and control system design - primarily refineries and chemical plants. Recently, he has spent his time working for electric utilities designing both Transmission and Distribution systems, designing protection schemes and investigating events. He has taken special interest in the area of Human Performance Improvement where he strives to understand why incidents occur, and how Human Performance Tools and Techniques can be used to prevent future incidents. He has had special training in various investigatory methods, the two most prominent being an 8-hour NERC Causal Analysis training and the 2-day TapRoot process training. As a Human Performance Improvement Specialist, Robert has facilitated the d...

H. Landis "Lanny" Floyd II, PE, CSP, CESCP, CMRP, CRL, Life Fellow IEEE Electrical Safety Group Inc.

Elkton, Maryland
Electricity, Safety - workplace electrical safety, arc flash, electrical safety management, electrical codes & standards, NFPA70E, National Electrical Code, electrical injury, electrocution, electrical reliability, electrical maintenance, electrical construction, occupational electrical safety, OSHA, NESC, electric shock
I am an expert, author, speaker and educator in occupational electrical safety. I received my BSEE from VA Tech in 1973. My 45+ year career with DuPont focused on electrical safety in the construction, operation and maintenance of DuPont facilities worldwide. My responsibilities included improving management systems, competency renewal, work practices, and the application of technologies critical to electrical safety performance in all DuPont operations. I have published more than 90 peer reviewed papers and magazine articles on occupational electrical safety. I have received awards from leading institutions recognizing my work to advance the practice of electrical safety. I am an adjunct faculty member in the graduate school of Advanced Safety Engineering and Management (ASEM) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). At UAB, I teach Prevention through Design, Engineering Ethics, and Electrical Systems Safety which I developed for the ASEM curriculum. I am an IEEE Life Fe...

Peter R. Walsh, PE, ESCP, OSHA AT Teaticket Technical Associates, LLC

Teaticket, Massachusetts
Electricity, Safety - Electrical Safety, Electrocution, Electric Shock, Electrical Arc Flash, National Electrical Code, NFPA 70E, Electrical Standards, Electrical Overcurrent Protection, Electrical Fusing
Peter Walsh joined General Electric Company early in his career as a Field Engineer. Since then he has analyzed electrical incidents in a variety of roles and companies. He began his forensic career with GE supplying analyses to their legal team. He has forensically investigated incidents in the proximity of electrical equipment, such as fuses, and provided application assistance for a total of 20 years with the largest fuse companies. Peter has applied electrical products in accordance with National Electrical Code, OSHA regulations, IEEE Standards, and good practices. Trained classes of electrical maintenance people on NFPA 70E, OSHA regulations, IEEE Standards, Surge Protection and good electrical safety practices in commercial and industrial settings. Peter has provided technical leadership to electrical industry codes and standards organizations. As a member of CMP10, he is revising the NFPA National Electrical Code for 2020. He served on other NFPA technical committees such ...

Kristopher Linstrom, PE Neurintel, LLC

Lincoln, Nebraska
Electrical Engineering, Intellectual Property - Electricity, Electrocution, Machinery and Equipment Malfunction and Failure, Electrical Fire, Explosions, Lightning, Personal Injury, Control Systems, Power, Circuit Design, Patent Litigation, Copyright, Trade Secrets
Kristopher Linstrom is an electrical engineer who has spent his career working in control system design and additionally had an early background in residential and commercial electrical systems. Since 2005, he has worked with his partner and fellow Professional Engineer John Boye PhD at Neurintel, LLC. Among other research and development projects and consulting, they provide electrical engineering, technical expertise and investigative services including: Forensic investigative and expert witness services - Experience in the investigation of electrical accidents, fires, machinery and equipment failures and malfunctions, failure analysis, and manufacturing and design defects. Intellectual property and expert witness services - Evaluation of intellectual and other proprietary company information, including electrical designs, circuitry and products.

Lee E Marchessault, CUSA, CUSP Workplace Safety Solutions, Inc.

New York
Electricity, Safety - Electrical Safety, Electrocution, Electrical Arc Flash Burns, Utility Safety, Power Systems Safety, Utility Fall Protection, Transmission and Distribution Safety
I am the President of Workplace Safety Solutions, Inc. which has provided safety consultation services to over 600 companies internationally. As such, my focus has been on working with these companies, their employees, and cultivating our employees to build a solid consulting business. Now with additional resources, I am comfortable to dedicate more time to expert witness work and provide law firms with the service, dedication and commitment they need to effectively assist them with their legal cases and associated schedules.

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

Douglas D. Dick, C.B.O. On the Level Inspection Concepts, Inc.

Manzanita, Oregon
Building Inspection, Electricity - Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Electrical Codes, Plumbing

Jahan Rasty, PhD, PE, MBA Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC

Lubbock, Texas
Engineering, Metallurgy - Failure Analysis, Accident Reconstruction, Slip, Trip & Fall, Products Liability, Human Factors, Intellectual Property, Forensic Science, Fire, Equipment & Machinery, Electricity, Biomechanics, Premises Liability
Jahan Rasty, PhD, PE, MBA is a tenured full professor of Mechanical Engineering at Texas Tech University (since 1988) where he also serves as the Director of newly established post-graduate Forensic Engineering Certificate Program, as well as the director of Materials Performance Characterization and Failure Analysis Laboratory. Dr. Rasty is also the founding president of Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC, which is a boutique-style engineering consulting firm. He is an experienced engineering expert and has successfully testified in more than 250 cases and has conducted over 1,000 engineering investigations in the areas of consumer products and industrial machinery failures involving design, manufacturing and marketing defect issues. Professor Rasty is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Texas, and holds various forensic certifications in the fields of fire and explosion investigation (CFEI, CFII), as well as vehicle Crash Data Retrieval (CDR). He received his BS,...

Lee E Marchessault, CUSA, CUSP Workplace Safety Solutions, Inc.

Williston, Vermont
Electricity, Safety - Electrical Safety, Electrocution, Electrical Arc Flash Burns, Utility Safety, Power Systems Safety, Utility Fall Protection, Transmission and Distribution Safety
I am the President of Workplace Safety Solutions, Inc. which has provided safety consultation services to over 600 companies internationally. As such, my focus has been on working with these companies, their employees, and cultivating our employees to build a solid consulting business. Now with additional resources, I am comfortable to dedicate more time to expert witness work and provide law firms with the service, dedication and commitment they need to effectively assist them with their legal cases and associated schedules.

John R. Beebe, P.E., BSEE AER Engineers, Inc.

Leavenworth, Washington
Electrical Engineering, Electricity - Electrical Injury, Electrocution, Electrical Safety, Electrical Construction Defects, Electrical Specifications, Electrical Damage, Electrical Power, Electrical Accidents, Electrical Codes and Standards, Electrical Fires and Explosions, Electrical Hazards, Open Neutrals, Electricity
John R. Beebe P.E. is Owner / Principal of AER Engineers, Inc. and has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Washington. -Letter of Reference for John R. Beebe, P.E., PREG, O’DONNELL & GILLETT PLLC L A W Y E R S Mark E. Wilkerson [email protected] -John Beebe, simply stated, is one of the finest expert witnesses I have ever worked with, and over the past 35 years as a trial lawyer, I have worked with a lot of experts. Of course, John has all the right qualifications and experience. He knows his stuff like no other. John investigates, listens, researches, and then carefully and accurately reaches his conclusions. No posturing, no leaps to conclusions, no over advocacy. John and I worked together in the most complex case of my career. It involved two deaths by fire, massive damage, burned evidence, spoliated evidence, and seawater. There were 7 parties, 16 lawyers, 14 liability experts, and enough competing cause and origin and e...
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