Randy I Atlas

Dr. Randy I Atlas

Atlas Safety & Security Design Inc.
333 Las Olas Way, Suite 1605
Ft. Lauderdale , FL 33301
Mobile: 305-332-6588
Office: 305-332-6588
Introduction

Founded in 1988, Atlas Safety & Security Design Inc., is a female - owned minority business enterprise which provides expert consultation in such areas as: compliance audits for the Americans With Disabilites Act; Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design; Defensible Space Planning; Premises Liability Audits; Security Design Surveys; Traffic Calming and street closure analysis; Environmental crime analysis; Jail Overcrowdiing Feasibility Studies; Criminal Justice Needs Assessment; Architectural Programmming; Space Utilization and Expansion Studies; Security Systems and Detention Equipment Selection & Design, and Expert Witness Testimony.

Whether the challenge is accessibility, or preventing crime, Atlas Safety & Security Design is the most qualified firm to assist you in your efforts. Dr. Randall Atlas AIA, CPP is America's only architect/ criminologist and has testified in over 100 cases involving premises liability, inmate suicide, slip and falls, and safety design. Atlas Safety & Security Design Inc. provides service nationally, with many successful completions and references. Our firm is small and provides intense, custom service that is high quality and very affordable. Atlas Safety & Security Design Inc. is an established technical assistance consultant with U.S. HUD, the National Institute of Correction, the National Crime Prevention Institute, the American Institute of Architects, and American Society of Industrial Security.

Atlas Safety & Security Design Inc. has provided Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) workshops, seminars, trainings, and design charrettes for numerous cities around the United States. The heart of any organization depends on the personnel experience, quality, and depth of understanding that staff can bring to solve complex and interrelated applications in urban and crime prevention planning. Atlas Safety & Security Design Inc. maintains relationships with specialists across the United States to supplement and particular and custom requirement which a project may have. This knowledge is critical to achieve a successful completion of a project on time and on budget.


Areas of Expertise
  • Alarms
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Apartment/Condominium Security
  • Bank Security
  • Bars/Lounges/Night Clubs
  • Crime Foreseeability
  • Crime Scene Analysis
  • Crowd Control
  • Disabled Access
  • Hospital Security
  • Hotel Security
  • Human Factors
  • Inadequate/Negligent Security
  • Interior Design
  • Jails & Prisons
  • Parking Lots/Garages
  • Premises Liability
  • Restaurant Security
  • Retail Security
  • School Security
  • Security Guards
  • Security Management
  • Slip, Trip & Fall
  • Terrorism
  • Violent Crimes
  • Workplace Violence

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: see vita
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: see vita
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: see vita
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: no
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 300
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: see vita
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 60
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 40
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: more than 100
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: August 2019
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: hundreds
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: hundreds
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: since 1984
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: consulting, testing, inspections, reports, rewiew of documents
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $275/hr. 8 hour minimum retainer
$500 / hr. for depositions and trial testimony
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $275
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $500/hr 2 hour minimum
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $500 4 hour minimum
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel time is at $275/hr


References

David Gaspari 561-308-3129

Gonzalo Dorta 305-441-2299

Eric Gressman 786-239-0701

Jose Garcia 407-230-0909

Mariano Garcia 561-707-6797

Rick Beardon, Massey Stotser & Nichols 205-838-9080

Thomas Neal, DSK 407-422-2454