Mr. McGivern has provided expert opinions and expert testimony in numerous cases involving construction, construction defects, appraisals, accidents, and property damages. He is a founding partner of CCA and is principally responsible for providing expertise and directing investigations, particularly with respect to cases involving complex litigation. Mark provides cost and schedule opinions at CCA. Mark’s background is in construction management and design/build construction of commercial, residential, institutional, educational, and industrial buildings.
Clark Griffith provides clients with architectural services that are informed by a keen sense of history and driven by a commitment to bring the latest technologies and best practices to bear on every project.
As a founding partner of CCA, Clark is involved in the company’s full range of architectural, engineering, and building consultant services. He has been a practicing architect for over 30 years and has an extensive background in residential, commercial, and institutional design projects. Clark provides clients with deep expertise in programming, design, building evaluation, building and life safety codes, budgets, professional standards of care, and contract documents.
When extreme events or construction defects damage structures and properties, Kenneth R. Quigley, PE provides the extraordinary engineering expertise required to respond and investigate the situation. Ken has provided expert opinions and expert testimony in federal and state courts regarding hurricane damage, construction defects, premises liability, E&O, and construction accidents.
For Ken, engineering is both science and art – it requires deep experience, specialized skills, remarkable instincts, powerful collaboration, and a strong commitment to the people, communities, and companies affected by damaged buildings.
Utilizing her vast experience as an operation manager, Ms. Bass oversees all of the HR, IT, and Operational functions for CCA. Diana ensures that CCA follows and implements all rules and regulations to be compliant with the highest standards of operations.
Dr. Barry is a Professional Engineer, Certified Industrial Hygienist, and Certified Safety Professional with more than 30 years of combined industrial, healthcare, military, commercial, and private sector professional hands-on experience. He possesses an advanced degree in radiation physics and a doctoral degree in biomedical engineering and biotechnology. Marty has provided expert opinions and testimony regarding indoor air quality, mold, contaminants, safety, personal injury, and construction.
Mr. Byrne brings has over 25 years of engineering experience, construction management, and project management to CCA. Peter serves as project manager and lead engineer on numerous investigations including, but not limited to, large and expansive hospitality sites, hospitals, and high-rise residential properties. Peter has provided expert opinions and testimony regarding construction. Peter’s engineering and management skills have also been applied to the forensic investigation of construction claims, structural failures, and property damage.
As a Senior Structural Engineer for over 25 years, Mr. Hoyt, has extensive experience conducting field investigations of commercial, industrial and residential properties, individually and as a key member of engineering/architectural assessment teams. Greg has amassed a large working knowledge of building envelopes. Greg has provided expert opinions and testimony regarding engineering and construction matters. In the field and in the drawing room, he has demonstrated careful attention to detail while working on massive and intricate projects for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Greg’s skills combined with his tenacity and deep knowledge of industrial design requirements aid him in delivering penetrating analysis of the most complex structural issues.
A professional mechanical engineer with over thirty years of experience. Extensive experience in designing, constructing, and testing HVAC, piping, and other mechanical systems. He has performed various mechanical system analysis projects, studies, reports, designs, and specifications. Provided project management, construction oversight services, forensic investigations, and client support for various projects. Mr. Smith is a Certified Energy Manager providing direction and support for energy decisions and conducting energy studies and audits.
Senior Architect, Registered Architect in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Florida, and Texas
Completed various comprehensive architectural restoration projects that include; residential, commercial, and industrial projects. Performed numerous forensic investigations, including accessibility, building envelope, parapet collapse, architectural standard of care, premises liability, water intrusion, and property damage. Designed a contemporary, sustainably conscious science and art museum in the Pacific Northwest. Senior designer on numerous high-end custom homes in the Hamptons of Long Island, assisting an award-winning architect. Over 20 years of experience and training in architecture, design, historic restoration, forensic architecture, building condition assessments, building envelope assessments and corrections, and construction. Lead architect for attorneys and clients on several construction failures and negligence cases.
Christopher Gapstur, PE is a structural and forensic engineer as part of CCA’s full-service team and serving our clients in the southeast. Manager of the structural engineering team in the Ft. Lauderdale office and working closely with our architects, engineers, and construction consultants to provide his expertise to help solve clients’ complex problems and provide litigation support.
An experienced controls engineer with significant expertise in Building and Environmental Management Systems within mission-critical facilities and other industries. Ms. Malloy leverages her broad control system knowledge to guide customers in deploying new and upgrading existing facilities with minimal project delays and facility downtime. As a thought leader, leads the development of innovative systems, such as “CCA Glass,” (CCA’s single plane of glass solution for managing and controlling building systems from one device.)
Ms. Jamicky is a mechanical engineer working as a part of CCA’s facilities automation team. She has diverse experience in mechanical and electrical systems. She has experience working on interdisciplinary teams of engineers, project managers, programmers, and technicians.
Mr. Winnett is an experienced electrical engineer focused on electromechanical systems, controls, and equipment for mission-critical facilities, and data centers. He works closely with the CCA team and clients to support comprehensive service delivery for engineering, electrical and mechanical problem solving, and root cause analyses of troubled systems.
Mr. Quinn brings his construction expertise, opinions, and expert testimony to his current position. He has an extensive background in construction from the ground up since 1983. Initially, he built many custom homes and office buildings as a framer. Construction projects started from excavating for foundations to handing over the keys of the completed project and every facet in between.
Project Manager / Mechanical Engineer in designing, constructing, and reviewing HVAC systems in healthcare, commercial, schools, and government facilities. Peer reviewer of mechanical designs and commissioning and review of building mechanical systems (JCI Metasys) and troubleshooting systems. Presentations and written documentation regarding air quality issues and concerns to education officials and the community on mechanical systems of all public buildings in a town. Experience managing hazardous materials testing and compliance as the Designated Person of the Local Education Agency to comply with the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act.
A diverse background in electrical engineering and construction for multiple types of facilities. Design and analysis of power systems of electric utilities, heavy industry, large commercial, railroads, and renewables. Bill’s experience includes transmission planning, power system studies, high voltage and related apparatus, graduate-level teaching, substation design, forensic analyses, and as a reviewer of extremely fast charging research for the Department of Energy. Experience includes design reviews of consultant-prepared systems comprised of solar systems, battery energy storage systems, fuel cells, microgrids, backup generation, and the associated switchgear and utility interconnections. Experience also includes forensic analysis of building fires and electrical causes of the fires.
Brendan is an expert in Building Automation and Energy Management Systems. This is the result of over 15 years of experience working with data centers, universities, labs, vivarium, hospitals, high rises, retrofits and new construction. He has programmed with Tridium Niagara, Alerton Envision, Alerton Compass, KMC controls, Total Control, Niagara Vykon, Niagara Lynxspring, Johnson FX, Trane Tracer Summit, Honeywell Spyders and DeltaV Systems. Vast experience with campus network communication, IT network infrastructure, and third-party integration including BACnet, Modbus, Lon and OPC, as well as various types of mechanical and electrical equipment.