Construction Materials Consultant and Expert Witness

Technical Consultant #542


Expertise

Building Materials

  • Concrete.
  • Tile and stone.
  • Terrazzo and marble/stone chips flooring material.
  • Setting materials.
  • Grout and caulks.
  • Waterproofings of buildings.
  • Flooring and roofing.
  • Sealants and adhesives.
  • Paints and coatings.

Services

  • Analysis of building failure.
  • Litigation support on building and construction materials.
  • Liability claims and investigations related to buildings and construction.
  • Expert testimony on building construction and materials.

Safety and health:

  • OSHA and ADA issuers related to buildings.
  • Building slips and falls.
  • Ladders and scaffolds use and accidents.
  • Concrete burn incidents.

Experience

Independent Consultant, Present

  • Developing, formulating, compounding, specifying, marketing and business management in the fields of tile, marble, stone, flooring, epoxies, polyurethane, solvent and emulsion paints and coatings.
  • Materials and formulation for building materials: Coatings, adhesives, flooring, concrete, masonry, stucco, concrete materials, roofing and waterproofing.
  • Expert in involving building materials, installation and repair.
  • Lecturer at national and international seminars on building construction material.
  • Active arbitrator on the AAA Construction Panel.
  • Experienced in depositions and expert testifying in courts on a significant number of legal matters, plaintiff and defense.
  • Chaired many industry support association meetings, including:
  • ASTM C24- Waterproofing, ANSI A108-Waterproofing
  • Chairman & Co-Chair); ASTM D21.06-Slips and Falls
  • ASTM E6-Performance of Building materials
  • ASTM C09 on Concrete
  • ASTM C21-Ceramics, Whitewares & Associated
  • ASTM E-34 on OSHA; ASTM E-30 on Forensic Sciences
  • ASTM F-13 on Safety and Traction for Footwear
  • ASTM F6 Resilient Floor Coverings
  • NATC Technical Committee

Honors & Publications

Academic and Professional Affiliations

  • American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM)
  • National Tile Contractors Association (NATC, Technical Committee)
  • Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE)
  • National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA)
  • Midwest Roofing Contractors Association (MRCA)
  • National Institute of Building Materials (NIBS)
  • Ceramic Tile Institute (CTI)
  • Ceramic Tile Distributors Association (CTDA)
  • Ceramic Tile Marketing Foundation (CTMF)
  • National Safety Council/Highway Research Board (NSC/HRB)
  • Steel Structures Painting Council (SSPC)
  • American Arbitration Association (AAA)
  • Construction Industry Dispute Avoidance & Resolution Task Force (DART)
  • Society of Professional's in Dispute Resolution (SPIDR)
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • American Board of Forensic Examiners (ABFE)

Credentials

  • Pre-engineering, William Patterson College
  • CLU, University of Wisconsin, engineering, structures, parking decks, waterproofing, roofing
  • CLU, N. J. Society of Architects/CSI, Roofing
  • CLU, American Concrete Institute
  • CLU, Roof Consultant's Institute
  • CLU, Construction Specification Institute
  • American Arbitration Association, Advanced Arbitration/Mediation

Publications

  • Publications in: Construction-OSHA - Safety
  • Holds Patents for coating polyurethane

Education

B. S. Economics/Sociology, CLU, Clemson University

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