Litigation & Arbitration
Companies and their legal counsel retain Interface Consulting's construction expert witnesses during all phases of construction litigation and arbitration, from the initial filing for defining issues and strategy, through documentation management and discovery, to comprehensive damage analysis, opinions, and expert testimony. Clients turn to Interface Consulting for the best resolution in and out of the courtroom. Our clients acknowledge the firm’s valuable insight into complex engineering and construction disputes and its successful track record.
Legal teams depend on Interface Consulting because of its well-qualified engineering and construction consultants and experienced testifying experts. They recognize the strategic advantage and value the firm brings to each case. Our project teams have diverse capabilities and expertise that enable us to address each client’s varied and complex issues with a thorough understanding of the unique demands of construction litigation. Whether the expert requirement is highly technical, quantitatively complex, or overwhelmingly difficult, Interface Consulting’s industry-respected experts understand complicated concepts and deliver cost effective, timely results tailored to the client’s needs. Our engineering and construction experts testify in state, federal, and chancery courts; various dispute review boards; and numerous arbitrations administered under American Arbitration Association (AAA), The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) forums. Our consultants also serve as arbitrators.
In addition to our diversified engineering staff, Interface Consulting is comprised of various specialty consultants that assist attorneys with the preparation and presentation of cases, including graphic artists and information technology professionals. The firm’s graphics department designs and develops high impact graphics, presentations, and demonstrative evidence to simplify construction themes for claims and dispute resolution, not only for our consulting and expert work but also directly for attorneys. Clients also utilize the firm’s technology division to analyze and classify large volumes of data and develop electronic discovery document databases. This division also creates OCR-based internet document repositories and retrieval systems for discovery and trial. This allows instant access to a magnitude of documents, photographs, and drawings that are searchable by keywords, document numbers, or other criteria.
Our consultants offer comprehensive services for a myriad of construction-related issues, assisting clients and testifying as follows:
- Prudence Evaluation Experts
- International Arbitration Construction Experts
- Labor Productivity Analysis Experts
- Schedule Delay Experts
- Damage Quantification Experts
- Design & Construction Defects Experts
- Acceleration Experts
- Suspension & Termination Experts
- Force Majeure Experts
- Differing Site Conditions Experts
- Construction Change Experts
In addition to testifying in the above areas, our construction experts provide services which include the following:
- Document Management & Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
- Discovery Assistance
- Demonstrative Evidence - Exhibit Preparation