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March 29, 2024
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J.S. Held experts in Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, and Transport recognized by WWL.


Jericho, N.Y. – March 29, 2024 - Global consulting firm J.S. Held, proudly celebrating 50 transformative years, announces the recognition of our experts in Arbitration, Transport (including aviation, shipping, unmanned aircraft systems, space and satellites), and Commercial Litigation by Who’s Who Legal (WWL). WWL annually identifies the foremost legal practitioners and consulting experts in business law, based upon comprehensive, independent research.

Arbitration Expert Witnesses & Future Leaders 2024

In WWL: Arbitration 2024, J.S. Held experts are recognized by their peers and clients as “the leading names in the field” of Arbitration. J.S. Held experts in construction consulting support clients in the resolution of challenging issues that can arise in engineering and construction projects through all forms of dispute resolution. Our experts have an unwavering commitment to delivering the news in clear, defensible analysis and testimony addressing the issues at hand. From discovery to decision, we have the knowledge and insight to provide the right expertise on complex construction matters. We provide a full suite of advisory, dispute resolution, and expert testimony services, including project management, scheduling, estimating, delay and disruption analysis, and cost damage quantification across a broad range of court and arbitration venues. Our team develops industry-leading reports at site-specific locations with stringent methodologies for litigation purposes.

Commercial Litigation Expert Witnesses

In their publication WWL: Commercial Litigation, WWL recognizes leading commercial litigators, expert witnesses, and e-discovery experts around the world. J.S. Held is proud to have our expertise in commercial litigation recognized by clients and peers. Our team is retained in cases involving breach of contract, business interruption, construction defect, partnership disputes, intellectual property disputes, and other general business litigation. Our experts evaluate commercial damages for clients from all sectors and geographies to deliver analyses and expert services in all forms of investigations and legal proceedings.

Consulting Experts - Transport Experts 2024

WWL: Transport 2024 recognizes “leading practitioners in the sector for their work on a range of high-profile regulatory, finance, and contentious matters” across the aviation and shipping sectors as well as “handling complex mandates relating to unmanned aircraft systems, space, and satellites.” J.S. Held experts provide specialized construction, scientific, technical, financial, and strategic expertise to the transportation industry. Our team understands the complex economic, construction, environmental, and regulatory factors that impact transportation infrastructure projects. Our experts are involved in all aspects and phases of the project to provide comprehensive solutions that consider contract and capital project management practices and local, regional, and federal codes, laws, and regulations. Our experts leverage decades of experience serving clients in the construction, aerospace, and aviation industries, spanning design, manufacturing, construction, finance, operations, and strategic advisory.

Celebrating a Legacy of Excellence

The recognition of our experts by WWL serves as a further testament to J.S. Held’s agile, collaborative, creative, and client-centric team providing solution-forward advisory to our clients across the globe, no matter the scope or complexity of a project. It is reflective of the trusted advisor role we have earned over the last 50 years.

Learn more about the dedicated and entrepreneurial experts who help transform J.S. Held, explore our story, and celebrate this momentous milestone, our 50 & Forward celebration, with us at

Read more about what peers and clients had to say about our experts:

  • Enrique Abiega is “very knowledgeable and has great cross-examination skills.”

  • John Ciccarelli “garners plaudits for his longstanding practice encompassing major transport infrastructure projects. One source notes, ‘He is able to take his industry and expert experience to provide knowledgeable insight to his clients.’"

  • Arbitration Future Leader Jose Fouz is noted for his ability to “deal with large quantities of documents and data and put them into a well-reasoned report.

  • Gary Kitt possesses a “wealth of experience and [his] reputation in the UK construction claims market is second to none!”

  • Future Leader Daniel Miles is known for his “incredible work ethic and keen eye for detail.”

  • Iain Potter is lauded for his “total dedication to his work and impressive performance under cross-examinations.” Iain’s subject-matter expertise “is clear and apparent in the quality of work that he produces."

  • Gilberto Regal has an exceptional “ability to simply describe complex technical aspects and is capable of transmitting this same simplicity of message during hearings.”

About J.S. Held

J.S. Held is a global consulting firm that combines technical, scientific, financial, and strategic expertise to advise clients seeking to realize value and mitigate risk. Our professionals serve as trusted advisors to organizations facing high stakes matters demanding urgent attention, staunch integrity, proven experience, clear-cut analysis, and an understanding of both tangible and intangible assets. The firm provides a comprehensive suite of services, products, and data that enable clients to navigate complex, contentious, and often catastrophic situations.

More than 1,500 professionals serve organizations across six continents, including, 81% of the Global 200 Law Firms, 70% of the Forbes Top 20 Insurance Companies (85% of the NAIC top 50 Property & Casualty Insurers), and 65% of the Fortune 100 Companies.

J.S. Held, its affiliates and subsidiaries are not certified public accounting firm(s) and do not provide audit, attest, or any other public accounting services. J.S. Held, its affiliates and subsidiaries are not law firms and do not provide legal advice. Securities offered through PM Securities, LLC, d/b/a Phoenix IB, a part of J.S. Held, member FINRA/ SIPC or Ocean Tomo Investment Group, LLC, a part of J.S. Held, member FINRA/ SIPC. All rights reserved.
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