Richard Tropp

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Richard Tropp is a Senior Vice President of J.S. Held, LLC where he provides construction consulting and expert services in the areas of surety, construction project management, construction claim analysis and preparation, and risk management. Prior to joining J.S. Held in 2019, Richard was a founding member of Benchmark Consulting Services and managed its West Coast operation. Richard has been providing consulting services to sureties, contractors, attorneys, insurance companies, and private clients for more than 20 years.

Richard has extensive experience in all aspects of surety claims and has managed thousands of claims and hundreds of projects. His project experience covers all types and sizes of both public and private construction. Richard has worked for numerous surety clients, private and public owners, general contractors, and subcontractors throughout the Western United States.

Richard also provides proactive risk management services and litigation support to contractors, subcontractors, and other private clients. He has been retained as an expert in many construction-related disputes and has prepared and defended numerous contract claims for owners, sureties, and contractors.