Environmental Engineering Expert Witnesses
What is an environmental engineering expert witness?
Environmental engineering expert witness candidates are typically professional engineers with degrees in environmental engineering, metallurgy, geotechnical engineering, mechanical engineering, hydrogeology, structural engineering, and/or civil engineering. Environmental engineering, a subdiscipline of civil engineering and chemical engineering, is focused on protecting the health of living beings, as well as improving environment quality. Environmental engineering experts have a combination of advanced degree (PE, PhD) and specialty experience in one or more subdisciplines.
What types of cases require an environmental engineering expert witness?
Environmental engineering covers multiple disciplines including chemistry, biology, geology, hydraulics, and hydrology. Cases that require an expert in environmental engineering can include regulatory compliance, remediation of harmful substances, or personal injury.
Environmental engineering expert witness case examples
Cahn Litigation Services has been approached by numerous clients to locate expert witnesses that can support environmental engineering matters. Example matters have involved:
- wastewater treatment plant regulatory compliance,
- polluted groundwater supply in New York,
- accident reconstruction,
- asbestos remediation cost estimates,
- indoor air quality,
- Mississippi real estate development analysis,
- drinking water quality,
- storm water risk assessments,
- hazardous waste management, and
What litigation support work might an environmental engineering expert witness be expected to perform?
Expert witness services by an environmental engineer could include failure analyses, forensic engineering, research and authoring expert reports, providing expert opinions, deposition testimony, and courtroom testimony. In addition, clients may seek an environmental engineering professional for pre-litigation expert consulting services. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request an environmental engineering professional with expert witness testimony experience.
Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for an environmental engineering expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.
Environmental Engineering Expert Witness - Representative Bios
Please Note: All Cahn Litigation expert witness searches are customized to attorneys' precise specifications and preferences. Attorneys are encouraged to discuss search parameters with a Cahn search specialist.
The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Environmental Engineering experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Environmental Engineering landscape.