Admiralty & Maritime Expert Witnesses

Accident Reconstruction & Safety Expert Witness Listings

Experts on this page may testify on issues including: boats, marine, admiralty, boat design, boat equipment, boat maintenance, boat manuals, boating safety, buoyage and markers, capsizing, cargo handling/damage/loss, coast guard regulations, dock lighting, docking practices, fishing vessels, harbor lighting, jet skis, jetski, longshoreman and stevedore claims, loss of containers, marinas, marine safety practices, marine surveying, maritime, navigational safety, night operations, offshore rigs, power boats, recreational boating, relative motion, right of way issues, personal watercraft, rules of the road, sailboats, salvage, sea-survival, service vessels, shipbuilding, speed boats, supertankers, vessel operation, vessel repair, vessel tracing, water skiing, docks, wharves, harbors, longshore, long shore, and stevedore claims.

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Arthur W. Faherty (Robson Forensic, Inc.)

Arthur W. Faherty (Robson Forensic, Inc.)

Arthur W. Faherty Marine Engineer/Mechanical Expert Arthur took learned mechanical and electrical principles to craft a long and successful career at sea. Most of his time at sea was sailing as a Chief Engineer onboard ocean –going vessels. In this... Learn More ›

James W Allen (J.W. Allen Enterprises Inc)

James W Allen (J.W. Allen Enterprises Inc)

30 years service in the U.S. Coast Guard, over 25 years working as a marine safety consultant/expert witness for boating and maritime accidents. Years of hands-on experience in boat/shipboard operations, maintenance, vessel boardings, rules of the road,... Learn More ›

Timothy N. Tresierras, Ph.D., P.E., CXLT (ARCCA, Inc.)

Timothy N. Tresierras, Ph.D., P.E., CXLT (ARCCA, Inc.)

Dr. Timothy Tresierras is a Senior Engineer, and his areas of expertise include mechanical engineering, electro-mechanical systems, materials science, vibrational and acoustic analysis (e.g., measuring noise as it relates to human hearing), prototype... Learn More ›

Capt. Jay Rivera (Riben Marine, Inc.)

Capt. Jay Rivera (Riben Marine, Inc.)

Capt. Jay Rivera has been providing Marine Consultancy services as a maritime expert witness, developing ship/barge docks, LNG terminals, VLCC tanker terminals, cargo claims, and ship channel design/modifications since 2012. Capt. Rivera graduated from... Learn More ›

John W. Sullivan (Robson Forensic, Inc.)

John W. Sullivan (Robson Forensic, Inc.)

John is a Marine Engineer with over thirty years of professional experience both at sea and ashore. He has been a Chief Engineer on Steam and Motor Vessels of unlimited Horsepower. He has also been a Port Engineer, Technical Superintendent and Fleet Manager... Learn More ›
G. Fred Liebkemann IV, P.E.

G. Fred Liebkemann IV, P.E.

Location: Louisiana
Areas of Expertise: G. Fred Liebkemann IV, P.E. is a mechanical engineer and an experienced designer & analyst of heavy handling & construction equipment, oilfield drilling equipment & structures, and service vessels including...
Hal Watson,Jr., PhD, P.E. (Watson Engineering Corp.)

Hal Watson,Jr., PhD, P.E. (Watson Engineering Corp.)

Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: We do accident investigation and reconstruction and in the following areas: (1) Motor vehicle crashes (2) Industrial accidents (3)Construction site accidents (4) Invitee-Premise accidents such as slip,trip...
Gregory T Davis (DMCA LLC)

Gregory T Davis (DMCA LLC)

Location: New Mexico
Areas of Expertise: Marine forensic litigation support in recreational and commercial boats/ships with over 40 years experience. DMCA consultants specialize in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, Marine Survey. DMCA...
Robson Forensic, Inc.

Robson Forensic, Inc.

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Robson Forensic is a national leader in expert witness consulting, providing technical expertise across many fields within engineering, architecture, science, and a broad range of specialty disciplines. We...
Gerald M. Dworkin (Lifesaving Resources, LLC)

Gerald M. Dworkin (Lifesaving Resources, LLC)

Location: Maine
Areas of Expertise: Gerald Dworkin is a professional Aquatics Safety & Water Rescue Consultant for Lifesaving Resources, LLC, a company dedicated to drowning and aquatic injury prevention and emergency management. Dworkin...
Hendrik J. Keijer (Robson Forensic)

Hendrik J. Keijer (Robson Forensic)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Marine Expert Captain Hendrik J. Keijer is a Master Mariner and Marine Engineer who operated cruise ships, cargo ships, and boats unlimited in size for nearly 25 years. He is an accomplished navigator...
Sean Shideh, P.E.

Sean Shideh, P.E.

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Providing comprehensive expert consulting in automotive litigation cases: • Automotive manufacturing and design defects analysis • Seatbelt/Airbag design and protection performance analysis • Vehicle...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)

ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 20 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, insurance agencies, government entities and many other industries with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts...
Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc.

Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc.

Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc. is a multi-discipline, broad-spectrum firm providing comprehensive and qualified forensic engineering, architecture, scientific, biomechanics, and fire/arson investigation...
John E. Kelly III (Kerberos Solutions, LLC)

John E. Kelly III (Kerberos Solutions, LLC)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Kelly is a Forensic Engineering Investigator with over 50 years of hands on experience with Diesel, Gasoline, Gas Turbine and Alternatively fueled engines and ancillary equipment. Mr. Kelly has expertise...
J. Terrence Grisim, CSP, CDS, CPSM, ARM (Safety Management Consultants, Inc.)

J. Terrence Grisim, CSP, CDS, CPSM, ARM (Safety Management Consultants, Inc.)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Premises Safety and Liability · Retail Store Safety · Retail Display Safety · Falling Merchandise/Top Stock Accidents · Slips/Trips and Falls · Negligent Maintenance ·...
George M Zeitler (Zeitler Marine Services LLC)

George M Zeitler (Zeitler Marine Services LLC)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Zeitler has over 25 years of experience in the marine industry. His experiences include 18 years as a US Coast Guard qualified marine inspector and casualty investigator and 7 years as a Classification...
Bartley J. Eckhardt, P.E. (Robson Forensic Inc.)

Bartley J. Eckhardt, P.E. (Robson Forensic Inc.)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: BARTLEY J. ECKHARDT – P.E. Marine and Mechanical Engineer What better expert to retain for matters relating to marine and industrial engineering than a Merchant Mariner who’s versed in ship design and...
Daniel M. McDonough, M.S.M.E., ACTAR (ARCCA, Inc.)

Daniel M. McDonough, M.S.M.E., ACTAR (ARCCA, Inc.)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Mr. McDonough is a mechanical expert and accident reconstructionist specializing in the safety of mechanical systems and devices, including automotive, marine, aviation, recreational, commercial and industrial...
Carl F. Wolf CMM, CMI (Robson Forensic)

Carl F. Wolf CMM, CMI (Robson Forensic)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Marina & Boatyard Expert Carl Wolf, CMM, CMI, has over 40 years of wide-ranging experience in the marina and boatyard industry, offering a successful background in profitable marina and boatyard operations...
Lawrence M. Levine, P.E. (Consulting Engineers Accident Reconstruction)

Lawrence M. Levine, P.E. (Consulting Engineers Accident Reconstruction)

Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Levine is a professional Engineer in NY and NJ in private consulting practice since 1983. He has worked in the field of Traffic, Highway and Civil Engineering since 1970. He has a BSCE from Michigan...
Clement Mesavage (

Clement Mesavage ("Clem") (MIDSTREAM FARM LLC / usaclem@erols.com)

Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Oil, Gas, Chemical INFRASTRUCTURE Emphasis. Bulk Liquid Terminal Consultant and pipeline System Consultant for over 40 years; experience at over 1,000 aboveground tank terminals and pipelne systems nationwide...
Vincent A. Ettari, P.E. (Vincent A. Ettari, P.E., P.C.)

Vincent A. Ettari, P.E. (Vincent A. Ettari, P.E., P.C.)

Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Vincent A. Ettari, P.E., P.C. serves New York City & the counties of Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Suffolk (Long Island), Nassau, Bronx (N.Y.), Queens, Brooklyn / Kings County,...
Michael Panish (ConstructionWitness.com)

Michael Panish (ConstructionWitness.com)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mike Panish is a legal expert witness specializing in most construction trades (defects & injuries), automatic door systems, doors, door hardware, door sensors, gates, cabinetry, architectural millwork,...
Carl Sheriff, P.E. (Accident Reconstruction & Safety)

Carl Sheriff, P.E. (Accident Reconstruction & Safety)

Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Degreed in Law and Engineering Licensed Professional Safety, Mechanical & Control Systems Engineer Licensed General & Mechanical Contractor Licensed Real Estate Broker ICBO/ICC Certified Building Inspector Certified...
Frank Johnson (System Engineering And Laboratories (SEAL))

Frank Johnson (System Engineering And Laboratories (SEAL))

Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Established in 1981, System Engineering And Laboratories (SEAL) specializes in providing multi-disciplined engineering and scientific consulting, product testing, safety and forensic engineering (failure...
Kyle McAvoy (Robson Forensic)

Kyle McAvoy (Robson Forensic)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Kyle McAvoy, Captain, USCG (Retired) is a Marine Safety expert specializing in watercraft safety inspections and the investigation of marine incidents. He has received several distinguished Coast Guard...
Alan M Steinman, MD, MPH (Steinman Maritime Consulting Services)

Alan M Steinman, MD, MPH (Steinman Maritime Consulting Services)

Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Steinman is an expert in maritime medicine with particular emphasis on sea-survival, drowning and hypothermia. He has served as Surgeon General (Director of Health and Safety) for the U.S. Coast Guard,...
James E Pritchett (Crane Experts International, Inc,)

James E Pritchett (Crane Experts International, Inc,)

Location: Alabama
Areas of Expertise: I have been in business since 1987. Crane Inspection Services, Inc. is one of only 118 companies nationwide that is accredited through the Department of Labor to perform the required certification surveys...
Edward A. Gray (Robson Forensic)

Edward A. Gray (Robson Forensic)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Ed Gray is a facilities and marine engineering expert with over 36 years of combined professional experience in marine and shoreside facilities. As an expert at Robson Forensic, Ed applies his expertise...
Accident & Safety Consultants

Accident & Safety Consultants

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: ($180ph review NY, NJ, MD, PA, DE, VA, DC, WV) • Accident Reconstruction: Car, Bus, Truck, Pedestrian, Bicycle, Motorcycle, Rollovers • Biomechanics,Occupant Injury • Safety Standards, Falls • Building...
Stephen P Leatherman

Stephen P Leatherman

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: The Aquatic Accidents group provides expert investigation of accidents involving water bodies. We provide expert consultation in drownings, swimming and diving accidents, beach safety and lifeguards,...
Charles C. Roberts, Jr. (C. Roberts Consulting Engineers, Inc.)

Charles C. Roberts, Jr. (C. Roberts Consulting Engineers, Inc.)

Location: Illinois
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Charles C. Roberts, Jr. is an engineering consultant in the areas of accident reconstruction, failure analysis, structural analysis, heat transfer, fire origin analysis, computer analysis, mechanics,...
Gary E Kilpatrick (The Kilpatrick Group, PA)

Gary E Kilpatrick (The Kilpatrick Group, PA)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Who is The Kilpatrick Group? The Kilpatrick Group is a forensic engineering and consulting firm. We provide forensic engineering services in three main practice areas Division I: Motor Vehicle...
Marjorie Murtagh Cooke (Robson Forensic, Inc.)

Marjorie Murtagh Cooke (Robson Forensic, Inc.)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Marjorie has been responsible for all facets of marine accident investigations, including the collection of evidence and analysis of facts to determine probable cause and the preparation of detailed reports...
Technology Associates, LLC (Dr. Irving Ojalvo)

Technology Associates, LLC (Dr. Irving Ojalvo)

Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Irving Ojalvo. Our highly qualified staff of Mechanical, Biomechanical, Civil and Electrical Engineers have decades of experience assisting attorneys and insurance representatives pursue their...
David L Mitchell, Ph.D. (GEO Associates)

David L Mitchell, Ph.D. (GEO Associates)

Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: GEO Associates provides litigation support services and expert witness testimony for civil and criminal investigations and insurance industry cases (both plaintiff and defendant) that involve Groundwater...
Dan Deutermann (The Squadron, Inc)

Dan Deutermann (The Squadron, Inc)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: The Squadron offers individual or panels of experts to assist with active legal cases. Our company is comprised of career pilots/aviation safety professionals who have honed their skills in both the military...
Walter P Godfrey (Fire/Reconstruction Consultants, Inc.)

Walter P Godfrey (Fire/Reconstruction Consultants, Inc.)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: We offer World Wide Independent Investigation to Determine the Origin & Cause of Fires & Explosions in Structures, Vessels & Vehicles by providing Fire & Explosion Investigators, Analysts, Experts & Forensic...
Thomas R Dyer, P.E. (Headway Marine LLC)

Thomas R Dyer, P.E. (Headway Marine LLC)

Location: California and Washington
Areas of Expertise: During a shipbuilding, and naval architecture career spanning over 50 years, Tom Dyer has developed a broad knowledge of marine operations, the shipbuilding business, maritime patent infringement issues,...
Brian G. Pfeifer, Ph.D., P.E. (BEC Consulting, LLC)

Brian G. Pfeifer, Ph.D., P.E. (BEC Consulting, LLC)

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Pfeifer is a Consulting Engineer with a strong background in the design, development, and implementation of roadside safety hardware. Current work consists of vehicular accident reconstruction including...
Gerald J Hietpas, P.E. (Causey Engineering, LLC)

Gerald J Hietpas, P.E. (Causey Engineering, LLC)

Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Since 1983, 94% of our 565 Industrial Cases have settled OUT OF COURT – as representatives for Insurers, Defense and Plaintiff Attorneys. Our Principals and Associates have in depth expertise in a broad...
Henry W. Pickersgill, NAMS-CMS, SNAME

Henry W. Pickersgill, NAMS-CMS, SNAME

Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Nearly 50 years marine survey experience, especially yacht both power and sail, including pre-purchase, damage claims, yacht/boatyard service/repair/restoration disputes, insurance disputes, voyage, new...