Civil Engineering Expert 529733 MA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in civil engineering with expertise in control procedures, standardization of design and procedures, site investigations, cost estimates and schedules, project management and administration, construction claims and expert testimony, environmental permitting, civil engineering, and management of municipal, marine construction and dredging projects. I have provided my services as a civil engineering expert witness for more than 15 years with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Water Rights and Hydrogeology Expert 510501 NV

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years of technical and professional experience relating to the management, development and remediation of water resources. I have provided water and environmental related services to clients in the mining, geothermal, oil & gas, municipal, agricultural, solar, and waste disposal industries. My specializations include: water resources management and development, water rights permitting, hydrologic and hydrogeologic studies and monitoring programs, basin studies and perennial yield assessments; well drilling, construction, oversight, and testing; as well as, phase I, II, and III environmental site assessments; investigations and corrective actions pertaining to the mitigation and/or remediation of sites with contaminates soil and groundwater; and, groundwater treatment systems and soil vapor extraction systems design. I have over 5 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Landscape Architecture Expert 517865 PA

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 35 years in Landscape Architecture and Design. As an Architect in the field of Landscaping, I have handled all aspects of running a business, including hiring and directing staff and handling human resources issues, as well as preparing design and construction documents. I have acted as a consultant for architects, engineers, property managers, municipalities, etc. I have also been on the faculty at a university, where I have spent time preparing and presenting lectures on construction document preparation and the professional practice. As a landscape architecture expert witness in Pennsylvania, I have been providing consultations and courtroom testimony for over 15 years.

Nuclear and Fossil Fuel Expert 358895 NJ

Expertise Description

With more than 30 years of Engineering experience, my focus has been on Electrical Engineering. My experience includes many fossil and nuclear fueled generating station projects, electrical equipment, performing calculations (system study, voltage drop, short-circuit analysis, load analysis) and leading the construction effort of said generating stations. I have served as an engineering expert dealing with safe practices of operation of nuclear and fossil fuel generating stations and substations; as well as performed forensic engineering investigations for commercial, industrial and municipal agencies, such as the analysis of the effects of saltwater intrusion, due to Hurricane Sandy, on airfield lighting cables at international airports. I have also performed forensic engineering tasks while investigating fires and suspected electrical ignition sources while assisting insurance companies and the legal community. My expert witness work includes providing expert testimony in cases of electrical faults caused by excavation or other physical failure of raceway or conduit systems.

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.

Forensic Engineering Expert 315354 MD

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in Structural Engineering in the consulting field. I have been involved in design of buildings, bridges, dams, foundations, retaining walls, wastewater and water treatment structures, and precast concrete structures. Also, I have experience in bid and construction administration, construction cost estimating and construction inspection. I have worked with both private and municipal clients. I have over 30 years of expert witness experience with consultations and courtroom testimony.

Risk Management Expert Witness CA(S) 505517

Expertise Description

Over the past 48 years in which I have reviewed law firm billing practices and conduct, I have had regular access to current law firm rates in the Los Angeles County, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego metropolitan areas. My experience in review and evaluation of legal fees are in the context of insurance and reinsurance carriers; in private enterprise on the behalf of clients’ in the context of class action, employment litigation and construction litigation; and captive insurers’ engagement of counsel both for the captive and to the benefit of it’s clients.

Experience is both pre and post CC2860 and in the context of Lodestar fee analysis and auditing law firms’ billing invoices and includes a review of over $150.0 million in legal bills. I also regularly review court opinions on attorneys’ fee motions and requests; and authorize research into the local legal environment to provide a factual framework for evaluating legal fees.

My expertise is associated with a Liability Program Management Firm offering liability containment for internal/external risk for JPAs, Municipality, state, and county entities; creating alternative risk transfer plans, such as domestic/foreign Captives, JPA and risk retention groups; and provide liability containment services for clients in the construction industry to include Safety, OSHA, FEHA, and contractual compliance.

I also provide expert services for Workers Compensation process, pricing and value analysis.

solar photovoltaic Expert 502267 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Engineering with expertise in Solar Energy and Solar Photovoltaic (PV). I have experience with analyzing potential PV projects, designing systems, writing technical RFP specifications, evaluating bids, performing construction inspections, installing systems, consulting on municipal solar programs and corporate marketing strategies, solar codes and standards, solar design and installation, developing PV Power Purchase Agreement and Operating Lease proposals for public and private clients, and evaluating new PV components and products for PV industry clients. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Geotechincal Engineering Expert 45703 AZ

Expertise Description

I am a Registered Geotechnical Engineer with over 40 years of professional experience on major project assignments, including soil and foundation investigations, geologic and seismic investigations, field exploration and laboratory testing programs, engineering analysis, and on monitoring of earthwork and foundation construction for commercial, municipal, industrial, school, hospital, waterfront and residential developments. Since 1995, I have served as an independent geotechnical engineering consultant on over 700 design and construction projects, case reviews, and consulting assignments. I served as geotechnical engineering consultant to established engineering firms in California and Nevada, and as expert witness for legal dispute resolutions and insurance claim assessments. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience.

Environmental Sciences Expert 34350 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 24 years’ experience providing environmental consulting and expert services to commercial, industrial, municipal, and legal clients. I have conducted environmental site assessments; hydrogeological investigations; hazardous materials facility audits; and construction management projects at a wide variety of sites ranging from agricultural properties to heavy industrial facilities to chemical manufacturing plants. I have extensive experience performing environmental site assessments and has conducted investigations at numerous types of facilities impacted petroleum hydrocarbons, heavy metals, chlorinated solvents, pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE), and emerging contaminants such as perchlorate, 1,4-dioxane, 1,2,3-trichloropropane, and per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). I have has extensive expertise in the acquisition of historical records, case file documents, historical aerial photography, and other and plans, and other materials used for litigation support and case development. I am an expert on the appraisal of environmental site investigations performed by third-parties and has testified on matters concerning standard of care. I also have provided extensive assistance to legal clients by developing and managing databases, geographic information systems, software applications, and demonstrative graphics for mediation and trial purposes. I have participated in the fulfillment of litigation services for dozens of high-profile environmental cases nationwide.

Appraisal Expert 389882 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience as a Real Estate Appraiser. My experience includes real estate development, institutional grade TIC investments, valuation opinions in real property dispute arbitration and mediation, tax appeals, standard of care testimony, inverse condemnation, and appraisal assignments for attorneys, lenders, accountants, corporations, municipalities, litigation support, and individuals for estate planning, diminution in value, construction defects, bankruptcy court, bankruptcy real estate appraiser, vacant and improved land lease renewals, mortgage lending, gifting, taxation, purchase, and sale. I have experience in fee simple, leased fee, easement, air rights, and partial interest appraisals for improved properties and/or land for asphalt batch plants, mobile home parks, movie theaters, dormitories, sororities, funeral homes, self-storage facilities, skilled nursing facilities, auto dealerships, schools, gas stations, medical office buildings and surgery centers, office buildings, warehouses, industrial and R & D buildings, agriculture, apartment complexes, shopping centers, residential and commercial condominiums, attached and detached single family dwellings, including residential subdivisions and land development projects. I have prior expert witness experience.