Weather & Meteorology Expert Witnesses

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Please locate the weather and meteorology expert witness you are searching for by clicking on the following links. Experts found here may opine on issues regarding air dispersion, air visibility, and astronomical twilight. They may provide reports concerning aviation meteorology, civil twilight, climate, floods, fog, and weather forecasts. These meteorologists may also testify regarding forensic meteorology, hail, hazardous plume releases, hurricanes, hyperthermia, ice, lightning, marine meteorology, meteorological data acquisition, moon position, nautical twilight, rain, severe storm analysis, snow, solar energy, storm reconstruction, sun position, sunrise, sunset, tornadoes, weather forecasting, satellite imagery analysis, aviation weather, weather reconstruction, weather visibility, and wind flow, as well as related issues.

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Jay Rosenthal, CCM (Air, Weather & Sea Conditions, Inc.)
In many areas of litigation, weather factors can be crucial, sometimes decisive factors in establishing liability and the size of a reasonable settlement. As a Certified Consulting Meteorologist and expert witness with over 30 years of professional experience,... Learn More ›

James Caron, CCM (Caron Weather Consultancy)
James Caron, a former Air Force meteorology officer and chief meteorologist for a global financial firm, specializes in historical weather research for litigation with over 20 years of weather experience. He started his weather career in a fast-paced... Learn More ›

Todd R Morris, CCM (Global Weather and Climate Consulting LLC)
Global Weather and Climate Consulting LLC is an independent weather consulting firm specializing in forensics, forecasting, planning and weather expert witness testimony for both plaintiffs and defendants. Its President, Todd Morris, is an American Meteorological... Learn More ›

David L. Mitchell, Ph.D (Met Associates)
MET Associates provides litigation support services and expert witness testimony for civil and criminal investigations and insurance industry cases (both plaintiff and defendant) that involve Air Quality Modeling, Forensic Meteorology and Weather Event... Learn More ›

Mark McGinnis (Fair Skies Consulting, LLC)
Mark McGinnis, CCM is the owner of Fair Skies Consulting, LLC and one of a very small group of meteorologists to have earned the Certified Consulting Meteorologist and the Certified Broadcast Meteorologist designations from the American Meteorological... Learn More ›
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,...
STM Weather (Alicia Wasula, PhD, CCM )
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: The team of Certified Consulting Meteorologists, with extensive operational and research experience, delivers clear, plain language reports describing the most detailed complex forensic weather analysis...
John D. Lavin, CCM (AccuWeather For Business)
Location: Kansas
Areas of Expertise: John Lavin is the Director of Forensic Services and a Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) at AccuWeather. John leads a team of highly qualified expert meteorologists practicing forensic meteorology...
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
Richard Shema, CCM (WeatherGuy, LLP)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Shema is a certified consulting meteorologist with experience in marine weather related accidents, cargo loss, and personal injury. He works internationally and particularly in Hawaii, Alaska, California...
John H Bryant (Weather and Climate Consulting, LLC)
Location: Tennessee
Areas of Expertise: With the Gold Standard American Meteorological Society's Certified Seal of Approval and 25 years of experience, I specialize in Forensic Meteorology and Environmental Compliance. I focus mainly on severe...
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...
Raymond L. Lee, Jr., Ph.D. (Robson Forensic Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Raymond L. Lee, Ph.D. Object Visibility, Lighting, Meteorology Dr. Lee is an expert on the effects of weather phenomena such as snow, fog, rain, and icing on drivers and pedestrians, glare from sun and...
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...
Matthew J Bunkers, Ph.D., CCM (Northern Plains Weather Services, LLC)
Location: South Dakota
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Matthew Bunkers believes that his clients deserve to have accurate and reliable weather information. He is a certified consulting meteorologist with over 30 years of weather analysis and forecasting...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Robert Banks, PhD (Climaverse, LLC)
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Climaverse is ready to handle your weather, climate, or oceanic consulting needs. We offer a wide range of certified services, from forensic weather reconstruction of aviation and marine accidents, site-specific...
Daniel Pagliaro, CCM (PAGCORE Solutions LLC)
Location: New Mexico
Areas of Expertise: Mr. Pagliaro is a Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) with 25 years of civilian and military experience in aviation meteorology, operational weather analysis and forecasting, severe local storms,...
Richard M. Balgowan (RM Balgowan Forensic & Engineering Services, LLC)
Location: New Jersey
Areas of Expertise: Rich Balgowan is a licensed Professional Engineer, a licensed Professional Planner, Certified Public Manager, Certified Public Works Manager and a Public Works Leadership Fellow. He is also a certified...
Weather & Meteorology FAQs

What is a weather & meteorology expert witness?

A weather and meteorology expert witness is a person who has specialized knowledge in the science of the atmosphere and its phenomena, including weather and climate.

What is the role of a weather & meteorology expert witness?

A weather & meteorology expert witness is called upon to provide expert testimony in legal matters on the influence of weather on events and activities.

How much can a person make as a weather & meteorology expert witness?

Weather & meteorology expert witnesses may charge anywhere from $150 to $400 or more per hour, depending on such factors as their level of expertise, knowledge, location, and availability. The exact fee is negotiated between the expert and the attorney involved in the case.

What are the qualifications of a weather & meteorology expert witness?

The qualifications necessary to be a weather & meteorology expert witness include a deep understanding of meteorological conditions and their impact on various events and industries.

For a lawsuit, what type of evidence is gathered and reviewed by a weather & meteorology expert witness?

A weather & meteorology expert witness may gather and review evidence such as weather reports, radar data, satellite imagery, and eyewitness accounts to provide testimony in a lawsuit.

In what type of cases would testimony be required from a weather & meteorology expert witness?

Weather and meteorology expert witnesses may be required in cases involving natural disasters, aviation accidents, maritime incidents, construction disputes, and insurance claims related to weather events.