Mr. McGivern has provided expert opinions and expert testimony in numerous cases involving construction, construction defects, and storm 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 is responsible for all of the cost and schedule opinions provided by CCA. Mark’s background is in construction management and design/build construction of commercial, residential, institutional, educational, and industrial buildings.
Mr. Griffith is a founding partner of CCA and an overseer of CCA’s full range of architectural, engineering, and building consultant services. Clark has provided expert opinions and testified on numerous cases involving buildings, architecture, personal injuries, and construction. He has been a practicing architect for over 30 years and has an extensive background in residential, historical, commercial, and institutional design projects—all areas in which CCA continues to be active.
Mr. Quigley has over thirty-five years of experience and training in engineering, design, construction, planning, and management. Ken has provided expert opinions and testimony in a variety of cases in state and federal court. A practicing structural engineer, Ken, for decades, has managed all engineering disciplines of engineering involved in building work giving him a well-rounded knowledge of all building systems. He has successfully designed, project managed, and investigated a diverse array of residential, commercial, and industrial projects.
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.
Mr. Smith is a Senior Mechanical Engineer for CCA with a primary focus on MEP and HVAC systems for all building types. He specializes in the preparation and delivery of HVAC studies, reports, designs and specifications for construction documents, construction services, and client support for design-bid-build and design-build project delivery. Dudley serves leadership roles providing technical oversight and quality assurance as well as providing the technical development of mechanical analysis and design projects. Dudley has
Taylor James Pierce, RA, NCARB is a senior architect working with CCA's construction forensic and design practice. As a project manager, he oversees and orchestrates CCA's team of specialists as well as providing remedial design and expert opinions for construction and building forensic matters. Taylor is experienced in forensic investigations, building envelope evaluations, architectural restoration, urban planning, construction administration, and project management.
Tom is a highly experienced mechanical engineer focused on mechanical systems, controls, equipment, and machinery for mission critical facilities and data centers. He works closely with the CCA team and clients to support comprehensive service delivery for engineering, catastrophe response, troubled project turnaround, litigation support, forensics, and construction-related projects.
Christopher Gapstur is a forensic engineer working as part of CCA’s integrated forensics team and serving our clients in the southeast. He is heading up 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.
Over eight years engineering experience related to the development and implementation of comprehensive building restoration projects. Experienced in structural engineering, construction administration, construction product sales, and project management as a Staff Engineer, Building & Restoration Specialist, and Project Manager. Experience working in professional design and construction groups consisting of architectural, civil, structural, and other engineering disciplines.
Nikita Manoj Sathe is a Junior Architect working with CCA’s Architectural and Engineering team. As a Junior Architect she oversees the requirements for designing and conceptualizing the design documents and final drawing sets. She also collaborates with the engineering team to create structural designs into final drawing sets for the clients under the guidance of the senior members of CCA.
Stephanie is an experienced controls engineer with significant expertise in Building and Environmental Management Systems within the mission critical facilities industry. As a senior engineer at CCA, Stephanie leverages her broad controls system knowledge to guide customers in deploying new facilities and upgrading existing facilities with minimal project delays and downtime.
Meredith 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 consisting of engineers, project managers, programmers, and technicians.
Jake 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.
Many decades of hands-on construction allow for the best expert opinions, and expert testimony related to construction. An extensive background in construction from the ground up since 1983 as a framer and builder having built many custom homes residential buildings, and commercial buildings. Construction work started from excavating for foundations to handing over the keys of the completed project and every facet in between. John is passionate about good construction and provides his vast construction knowledge as part of the CCA team.