Pollution Expert 141378 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience specializing in laboratories and environmental chemistry. My expertise includes: environmental analytical chemistry and biochemistry, hazardous waste management, risk assessments, site audits, health and safety management programs, process chemistry, environmental toxicology, and the interaction of agricultural and industrial chemicals with concerns for public health. I have extensive experience in the calibration, operation, and data reduction of all analytical instrumentation employed by environmental analytical laboratories. I have prior expert witness experience.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Illegal dumping and burning of hazardous materials on public lands; Contamination from dry cleaning operations; Contamination from petroleum constituents and by-products; Contamination from MTBE (Methyl tertiary Butyl Ether); Lead and various Heavy Metal contamination; Industrial specific contamination, i.e. electronics industry, automotive industry, etc.

Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes: Environmental Site Assessment-Phase 1 Investigations; Subsurface groundwater and soil investigations; Pesticide residue investigations; Industrial chemical investigations; Impacts to multi-family residential developments.


BSZoology Minor in ChemistryUniversity of California Davis
MABiology Emphasis on BiochemistryCalifornia State University Sonoma

Licenses Certifications

California Registered Environment Assessor

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

American Chemical Society

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases