Architecture/Construction Expert 531548 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have spent over 25 years working as an architect and contractor. My areas of focus include slope stability analysis, geotechnical investigations, foundation design, seismic hazard reports, foundation settlement analysis, forensic analysis, property design development, grading plans, flooding, cost estimates, drainage, hydrology & hydraulics analysis, erosion control, stormwater pollution, wood, steel, concrete and masonry superstructures, deep foundation systems, retaining walls, earthquake damage analysis, architectural & structural plans, submittal & preparation of cost estimates, and building permits. I have provided courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition for more than 20 years as an architecture expert witness.

Corrosion Expert 530594 OH

Expertise Description

With over 30 years experience in chemical & bimolecular engineering, my expertise is in corrosion, Multiphase Technology, CO2 corrosion, electrochemical testing and corrosion data analysis, operation and analysis of acoustic emission in combination with tensile and fatigue testing, performance enhancement and operation of a flow system measuring erosion/corrosion. I am offering my services as a corrosion expert witness.

Geological Sciences Expert 460173 WA

Expertise Description

With over 45 years' experience in the practical application of the geological sciences, my areas of expertise include construction and professional liability claims, environmental and permitting issues, and geologic site condition analyses. I have spent more than 35 years as a geological sciences expert witness and have provided numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Geology Expert 460173 WA

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in the practical application of the geological sciences with expertise in construction and professional liability claims, environmental and permitting issues, and geologic site condition analyses. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Civil Engineering Expert 517438 OH

Expertise Description

I have spent more than 20 years working in broad-based civil engineering, municipal engineering, and land development design. My experience includes a variety of civil engineering tasks involving numerous land development, stormwater management and hydrologic/hydraulic modeling, environmental, landfill, and municipal water system and sanitary sewerage projects. I have focused on engineering design in all aspects of land development, including infrastructure and utility design, site layout, hydraulic/hydrologic analyses, erosion and sedimentation control planning, and applicable regulatory permitting. I have also served as a civil engineering expert witness in Pennsylvania and Ohio regarding land development claims. I have been providing consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony to numerous clients for over 5 years.

Ski Resort Safety Expert 519353 CA(N)

Expertise Description

My career of over 45 years as a Ski Patrol and Snow Safety Director has been focused on all aspects of mountain safety, first aid, mountain rescue, hazard identification and mitigation, mountain signage, skier education, accident documentation, risk management, trail design and construction, explosive use and licensing, and avalanche forecasting and control. I have additional experience in lift maintenance, lift operations, snowmaking, snow removal, grooming, building construction and maintenance, terrain park planning, construction and maintenance, mountain construction and maintenance, environmental compliance and erosion control, ski area mountain planning and permitting, and guest and employee safety. I have also spent more than 30 years as a ski resort safety expert witness and have provided courtroom testimony, consultations, and deposition.

Pharmaceutical Formulations Expert 502783 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years of experience in the field of drug delivery and controlled release technology as it pertains to pharmaceutical formulations. I have opined in both deposition and trial testimony in the area of oral and also injectable pharmaceutical formulations, dissolution testing, controlled release, instant release, sustained release, as well as chemical and materials property characterization and biodegradation of active ingredient (API) from pharmaceutical formulations. I have served as expert in numerous roles for firms in pharmaceutical patent infringement cases including claims construction, patent validity contentions, expert discovery, Markman preparation, scientific advising, as well as serving as the lead witness. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Land Development Engineering Expert 315352 PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Civil Engineering with expertise in Land Development Engineering. I have experience with structural, environmental, municipal, and building engineering. I have additional experience with surveying, landscape architecture, and construction management. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Building Contractor Expert 321437 AZ

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of experience in Civil Engineering with multiple engineering emphasis such as: Soil, Transportation and Traffic, Architectural Design, and I am also a licensed General Engineer and Building Contractor. I have built and designed custom homes, highways and roadways, and traffic signals and interchanges. I have experience with traffic control, and also retaining walls, slope repairs, townhomes, apartments, single-family homes, expansions and retrofits, and railroad construction. I have expertise in the California Building Code, seismic retrofits, manual uniform traffic control devices, cost estimating, scheduling, highway design manual, traffic manual, and public works standard plans and specifications. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Geotechnical Engineering Expert 502741 UT

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Geotechnical Engineering with expertise in Geotechnical Investigations, Geologic hazard evaluations, slope stability studies, pavement evaluations, distress investigations, and environmental site assessments. My project experience includes educational facilities, commercial and residential developments, a new 25-mile highway corridor, power plants, highway bridge and interchange structures, high-rise structures, roadways, pipelines, flood control channels and detention basins, reservoirs, groundwater studies, and landslide studies. My design experience includes shallow and deep foundations, pavements, retaining walls, bracing and shoring systems, small earthen dams and embankments, flood control structures, erosion protection, geotextile reinforced slopes, and dewatering systems. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Geology And Geotechnical Engineering Expert 97468 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in geology and geotechnical engineering. My expertise includes: earth movement, soil settlement, soil heave, soil creep, soil collapse, soil expansion, slope stability, landslides, mudflows, bluff failure, rock fall, stream bank collapse, drainage, erosion, moisture intrusion, slab seepage, crawlspace water, basement water, distress to structures, wall cracks, slab cracks, slab settlement, slab heave, foundation settlement, and foundation cracks. My additional expertise includes: retaining walls, wall collapse, wall cracks, wall settlement, wall lean, pavement, pavement settlement, pavement cracks, pavement separation, swimming pools, spas, pool cracks, pool settlement, pool heave, construction defects, grading (fill compaction and / or settlement), drainage, foundation, retaining walls, geologic hazards, faults, earthquakes, and liquefaction. I have 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Landscape Architecture Expert 128626 TX

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience as a Landscape Architect in landscape and patio design, sales, and construction. My areas of expertise include: Landscape Architecture; Landscape Construction; Landscape Design; Landscape Drainage; Erosion Control; Horticulture; and Lighting Design. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience.

Glass And Ceramics Expert 134981 DE

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Materials Science with expertise in glass and ceramics. I have additional knowledge in investment casting, engineered ceramics, glass and polymer materials and processing; as well as, marketing, evaluation of competitive materials and technologies, and brokering arrangements. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Hydrology Expert 56498 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a hydrogeologist and geologist. My expertise includes: civil engineering; coastal erosion; engineering geology; environmental engineering standards-of-care; flood hydrology; groundwater / surface water assessment / development / litigation, management / protection; hydrocollapses; landslide evaluation (groundwater / seepage source determinations); seismic risk evaluation; sewer-line failure and resulting groundwater contamination; water pipelines; water resources development / remediation; water rights; watersheds / runoff issues; and wells (wellfields, wellheads). I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Coastal Land Development Expert 96942 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in coastal engineering and coastal land development. My expertise includes: beach nourishment; coastal boardwalks; coastal processes / development; environmental engineering; erosion (bluff / coastal / shoreline); lagoon restoration; levees; longshore sand transport; marinas; seawalls; shore protection devices (construction, design, permitting); soils engineering; surfing reefs; tidal waves; uprush analysis; water elevation; and wave forces / shoring. I have 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Coastal Engineering Expert 96979 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in oceanography, specializing in coastal engineering. My expertise includes: beach nourishment; coastal development / engineering / processes; data analysis; environmental monitoring; estuarian dynamics; hydrology; kelp reefs; lagoons; maritime engineering; nearshore oceanography; numerical modeling; offshore structure design; reefs; shoreline changes; simulations; structural dynamics analysis; tsunamis; water quality monitoring; wave measurements and climate cycles; and wetlands restoration. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Hydrology And Mudslides Expert 40161 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in hydrology and geomorphology. My areas of expertise include high energy sediment transport, erosion floods, debris flows and mudslides, hydrology of landslides, impact of fire on watersheds (burnt watersheds), and watershed hydrology fluvial systems. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Landscape Architect Expert 39780 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in landscape architecture with an expertise in land planning, horticultural consulting, farming, and orchards. My experience includes landscape related graphics, structures, and irrigation systems. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Geotechnical Engineering Expert 11411 AZ

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the mining and minerals industry specializing in engineering geology, mine exploration, hydrogeology, environmental geology, hazardous material characterization and remediation, as well as landslide & slope stability investigations. I am highly familiar with the exploration, development, and use of various industrial materials. I have extensive experience with behavior, value, and use of silica. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Landscape Irrigation Expert 8884 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in landscape architecture. My areas of expertise include: irrigation, erosion control, construction technology, and horticulture. I am knowledgeable in business administration, contractual services and design quality control, recreation and park planning, as well as multi and single family residential and commercial facilities. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Geology And Hydrogeology Expert 46424 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of experience in environmental policy, contaminant assessment and remediation. I have spent nine years with the U.S. EPA in the RCRA and Superfund programs and served as EPA’s Senior Science Policy Advisor in the Western Regional Office where he identified emerging threats to groundwater from perchlorate and MTBE. While with EPA, I also served as a Senior Hydrogeologist in the oversight of the assessment of seven major military facilities undergoing base closure. I led numerous enforcement actions under provisions of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and directed efforts to improve hydrogeologic characterization and water quality monitoring. For the past 15 years, as a founding partner with SWAPE, I have developed extensive client relationships and has managed complex projects that include consultation as an expert witness and a regulatory specialist, and a manager of projects ranging from industrial stormwater compliance to CEQA review of impacts from hazardous waste, air quality and greenhouse gas emissions. My expertise consists of geologic and hydrogeologic characterization, industrial storm water compliance, CEQA review, investigation, and remediation strategies. I am highly involved with environmental policy concerning hazardous waste, water resources, water quality, air quality, greenhouse gas emissions, and geologic hazards. I am also knowledgeable in perchlorate contamination, estimation of clean-up costs, and impediments to intrinsic remediation. I have over 15 years expert witness experience.

Horticulturist Expert 324432 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a Professional Horticulturist, licensed Landscape Contractor, and certified Arborist experienced consulting on landscaping, horticulture, arboriculture, and site-work. My expertise includes ornamental horticulture, landscape management, landscape construction, landscape design, landscape drainage, landscape architecture, and contracting. I have prior expert witness experience.