Electricity Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of 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, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these electricity expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Electricity, Electrocution, Construction, Intellectual Property, Electric Utility, Electrical Contact, Products Liability, Arc Flash, Construction Defect, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Fires, Electrical Injury, Equipment & Machinery, Fire, and Forensic Science.

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

Electricity, Construction Defects - Electrical, Electrical Engineering, Construction Defect, shocks, electrocutions, electrical fires
Electrical expert with over 60 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.

Maximo M Fuentes Fuentes Consulting LLC

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.
Training, education and experience background: (1984) Hired on as a pre-apprentice with the Sacramento Municipal Utility District. (1988) Promoted to Journeyman Lineman. (1988-1996) Technical skills trainer for SMUD pre-apprentices and apprentices. (1990 - 1996) Line Foreman - leading and directing 4-man line crew Skills: trained in pole climbing, wood and steel structures. Rigging, heavy equipment operations, emergency outage restoration, high and low voltage safety procedures, industry accepted work methods, expertise in researching and applications for FED-OSHA, State OSHA approved plans, NESC, California General Orders - 95, 128, 165, and 174. Installed and maintained SMUD's distribution "smart grid". Knowledgable in the majority of Distribution and Transmission line work methods. Experience in overhead Distribution and transmission line construction installations, repairs, maintenance, and inspections. Experience in URD (Underground Residential Distribution) cable pulling, term...

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-...

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 ...

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 60 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.

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...

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.

Henry Lee Everson, PE, DBA EEE Consulting Firm

Valdosta, Georgia
Electrical Engineering, Electricity - Electrical Power Systems, Single /Three Phase Distribution Power Lines (Overhead & Underground), lightning mitigation, protective relays/ recclosers and fault current calculations .NESC, NEC, NFPA 780, IEEE RED and GOLD BOOKS
Fifty years of experience in electrical and electronic engineering. Forty years of experience in design, operating and maintaining an electrical power system and components ( Pole line distribution and substations). Licensed Professional Electrical Engineer in: Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Tennessee. Experienced in lightning protection/mitigation, protective relaying, coordination, claims, power quality issues, fault current, voltage drop and motor start studies and analysis.

John A Williams, PhD, PE, ASA, MBA, CFEI, AIChE Fellow EPS, Inc.

South Bend, Indiana
Energy, Intellectual Property - Intellectual Property, Appraisals & Valuations, Commercial Damages, Renewable Energy, Biogas, Biofuels, Wind, Solar, Geothermal, Biomass, Waste-to-Energy, Oil & Gas, Oil Refining, Fires, Explosions, Chemical Release, Product Contamination, Electricity, Coal Technologies, Chemistry & Chemicals
John A. Williams, PhD, PE, CFEI, MBA, ASA, AIChE Fellow. Dr. Williams is a recognized expert in the engineering analysis and financial appraisals of energy, electricity, and process technologies; and intellectual property (patents, trade secrets, proprietary technology), licensing, royalty structures, market analysis, infringement, invalidity, pricing economics, and lost profit damages. Dr. Williams provides expert engineering, detailed technical and financial appraisals, licensing and royalties analysis, quantification of damages, litigation support, due diligence, and understandable testimony involving renewable energies including biogas, ethanol and butanol biofuels, wind, solar, geothermal, biomass and waste-to-energy; oil and gas, petroleum refining, and storage; electrical power generation, trading, and storage; and coal, char, steel and metals, agricultural and chemicals technologies. Dr. Williams analyzes the complex and expresses it in understandable technical, environment...

H. Landis "Lanny" Floyd II, PE, CSP, CESCP, CUSP, 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 ...

John J Nicholas JN2Electrical Consulting, LLC

Henderson, Nevada
Electricity, Construction Defects - Electrical Fires, Electrical Injury, Wrongful Death-Electrical, Product Failure-Electrical, Power Line Failure
Over 30 years as a court qualified Expert Witness in over 500 cases, 47 trials and 400 depositions. Experienced in mediations and arbitrations to settlement. Work for both Plaintiff and Defense.

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

B. Michael Aucoin, D.Engr., P.E., PMP-Retired Electrical Expert, Inc.

College Station, Texas
Electrical Engineering, Electricity - Electric power; electrical contact injuries; electrocution; fallen power lines; arc flash injuries; fires of electrical origin; wildfires; electric vehicle, EV charger, and E-bike fires; patents; intellectual property; equipment and device operation; impact of outages; electric utility taxes
Recipient of awards as individual and member of team. Electrical engineer and highly experienced expert witness. Texas A&M University and Gonzaga University faculty member and former member of University of Maryland faculty. Member of NASA-Johnson Space Center Mishap Investigation Board. Investigator on research projects for NASA, NSF, US Navy, Electric Power Research Institute. Author. Five U.S. patents. Unique experience in improving safety with fallen power lines. Reviewed 200+ cases, many with eight figures at risk, over 30+ years. Testified in dozens of depositions and trials.

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
As President of Workplace Safety Solutions, Inc. for over 20 years Lee has provided safety consultation services specializing in electrical safety to over 700 companies. With more than 45 years of experience in the electric field he has cultivated his expertise to build a solid consulting business. There are many electrical standards to sort through. Each case is unique and requires expertise in all of them. Lee has been teaching electrical standards classes for several OSHA Training Institutes for years and keeps current with the NEC changes by maintaining his electrician license. With 20 years field experience in the electric utility, powerline contacts are Lee’s specialty. But he also offers consultation, investigations, opinion reports and testimony for a variety of electrical safety issues from low voltage to ultra-high voltage. Law firms are provided exemplary service, dedication, and the commitment they need to effectively assist with legal cases and challenging schedule...
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