Expertise DescriptionI have more than 40 years experience in the field of Civil Engineering with expertise in Forensic Engineering. I have experience with Construction Management for large public works projects; heavy construction, buildings, schools, highways, wastewater treatment plants, LNG bus garages, and landfills. I have been an engineering consultant to sureties for surety issues, construction bond matters, building movement, building envelope defects, codes, construction disputes, and have provided engineering investigations into construction accidents, defects, and damage. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes construction defects, ladder accidents, and asphalt pavement defects.
My professional experience includes Civil Engineer, Independent Consultant, Founding Member of a multi-disciplinary firm providing engineering services; Surety Account Manager, Principal Engineer, Associate/Construction Manager, Principal Engineer, Resident Engineer, Office Engineer, and Field Engineer.
I am a licensed and registered Professional Engineer in New York having received my license in 1977. I am also a licensed and registered Professional Engineer in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
I have more than 40 years of experience in engineering and construction supervision experience. I have worked on schools, condominiums, HUD housing, bus garages, water and wastewater treatment plants, landfills, waterfront seawalls, and highways. I have experience in managing contractors and subcontractors.
I have performed forensic evaluations for insurance carriers and the legal community for over 400 cases. My expertise includes New York State Labor Law, OSHA statutes, and accepted industry practices. Other areas of knowledge include construction defects and injuries, site safety procedures, concrete and asphalt pavement defects, and construction site operations. I have been qualified as an expert witness in the Courts of the State of New York.
|M.S.||Management||NYU Polytechnic Institute of New York|
|B.S.||Civil Engineering||Manhattan College|
|Professional Engineer: New York|
Awards & Affiliation
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases