Tom Anderberg

Tom Anderberg

Anderberg Construction Consulting, Inc.
6114 La Salle Avenue # 407
Oakland , CA 94611
Mobile: 510-913-3030
Office: 510-482-2779
Fax: 510-482-0232

Tom Anderberg has 47 years of construction experience. 27+ years as expert witness.

Construction defect, mediation, dispute resolution, appraisal, water intrusion, drainage, foundation, seismic, settlement, general building construction issues, code compliance, litigation support. Patents - pile driving methods. Plaintiff / defense.

Areas of Expertise
  • Building Contractor Liability
  • Concrete/Cement
  • Construction
  • Construction Damages
  • Waterproofing
  • Windows

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: AAE University of Illinois 1971
Licensed California Building Contractor No. 907859
Licensed Thermographer
Patents: 1996 – “Punch Pile” Foundation Underpinning Method
1978 – Typhoon Broom.
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Westcon Construction Consultants Association
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Radio & Television Interviews: KPIX, KFRC, KGO, KTVU TV Ch2, KRON TV Ch4, KGO TV Ch7, BAY TV(Cable), BERKELEY TV(Cable).

Articles Published: Homeowners Resource (1991,1992,1993,1994), Montclarion (1994), Bay Living (2000).

Real Estate Seminars: (1992-present), Mason-McDuffie, Nakamura, Coldwell Banker, Fox & Carskadon, Marvin Gardens, Red Oak, Better Homes, Elmwood, Prudential, Wells & Bennett, Pacific Union, West Contra Costa Realtors, Winters, Grubb, John M. Grubb, Re/Max, Berkeley Assoc. of Realtors, Alain Pinel, The Barbagelata Co., Gallagher & Lindsey, People & Properties Sotheby’s International, East Bay Sotheby’s International Realty, Zephyr.

Open Seminars: Oakland Board of Realtors (1994), ICBO Building Officials (Alameda & Contra Costa County), CREIA Home Inspectors (Golden Gate Chapter) (1998), Appraisal Institute (2005 Annual Fall Conference), North American Title (2008), Central Coast Claims Association (2010), ASHI Home Inspectors (Golden Gate Chapter) (2010), CREIA Home Inspectors Annual Conference 2017;
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: Investigated, yes. The California’s Board's Enforcement Unit received a complaint for possible violations of the California’s Professional Engineers Act. The complaint alleged that Anderberg Construction Consulting, Inc. might be offering and/or practicing civil engineering. Upon review, the complaint was dismissed.
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 60+
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Construction Defect - Water Intrusion, Drainage, Foundation, Seismic, Settlement, and General Building Issues. Mediation, Arbitration, Dispute Resolution, Appraisal and Trial Cases.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 85%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 15%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 13
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: March 2019
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 13
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 13
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 27+ years.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consultation – Identifying and providing solutions to water intrusion, drainage, foundation and construction related problems, “ballpark costs”, written reports, qualified contractor referrals and project coordination.

Design - Developing drainage plans for contractors/homeowners, working closely with attorneys, engineers and contractors to formulate practical and cost effective methods of construction.

Laser & Digital Level Surveys (Interior Floors) - Providing quick elevation overview and documentation for out of level floors.

Infrared Thermal Camera Imaging - Locating water intrusion and heat loss issues using the latest infrared imaging technology.

Expert Witness - Assisting with construction defect, mediation, dispute resolution, and trial cases relating to drainage, foundation, settlement, seismic, water intrusion and general building issues.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Provided upon request.
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Provided upon request.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Provided upon request.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Provided upon request.
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel expenses. Airfare. Lodging. Misc. expenses associated with case.

“Cancellation Notice” by CLIENT is required 24 hours minimum prior to any Field Visits, Meetings w/ other entities, or Depositions/Mediations/Arbitrations/Appraisals/Court appearances (under oath testimony etc.), otherwise applicable (2 hour or 4 hour) minimum fees shall apply and be deemed payable to Anderberg Consulting.


References upon request.