Expert in Environmental Engineering and Litigation
The expert understands the primary role in on-going relationships—to understand the client’s objectives. The combination of understanding the business objectives at hand with the knowledge and ability to work through technical and regulatory challenges has allowed the expert to distinguish himself in the marketplace for over 30 years.
The expert offers fast answers with innovative and cost-effective solutions to your environmental and engineering issues. Whether it was designing and overseeing the construction of an industrial wastewater treatment plant, or ushering your project through the maze of environmental regulations, the expert delivers responsive, thorough and successful results.
The expert is retained as lead technical consultant on projects, ranging from Phase I facility assessment for property transfers, to Superfund and RCRA investigations and cleanups. The expert works to cost-effectively complete the technical aspects of a project while working with legal counsel to protect appropriate documents in the event of litigation. The expert confirms that the necessary technical data is collected to meet regulatory requirements and to be prepared in the event of legal action. On litigated projects, the expert can act as both a technical consultant and expert witness.
The expert serves as an expert witness on projects ranging from cost allocation and settlement discussions to toxic tort litigation. The expert can develop affidavits, give depositions, and participate in direct testimony at trial. The expert assists legal counsel and accounting firms in assessing the likely costs associated with releases into the environment. The expert develops likely response costs to be incurred at sites and the associated timing of those costs. The expert can also assist legal counsel and clients in developing Right-To-Know and Health & Safety Programs for companies.
The expert provides independent review of work completed by others in order to identify findings and conclusions that are opposed to the client’s interests or to confirm the adequacy or inadequacy of the work completed by the client’s lead technical consultant. This is particularly helpful in litigated matters where the lead technical consultant’s work can be critically reviewed, with specific strengths and weaknesses identified.
The expert reviews cost-allocation approaches and develops proposed allocations as part of recovery actions. The expert often develops and uses likely remedial costs during cost-allocation proceedings and settlement discussions. The expert provides technical assistance with regard to claims against insurance companies. The expert professionals are familiar with the burdens necessary to bring a claim against an insurance policy and have worked on numerous projects by helping define insurable versus non-insurable losses.
The expert has been retained to provide EAW/EIS services ranging from sanitary landfill development and major office building construction, to the assessment o
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Minneapolis, Minnesota - Saint Paul, Minnesota - Rochester, Minnesota - Burnsville, Minnesota - Saint Cloud, Minnesota - Eden Prairie, Minnesota - Minnetonka, Minnesota - Eau Claire, Wisconsin