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Twenty First Century Engineering Joins J.S. Held
Twenty First Century Engineering Joins J.S. Held

The Twenty First Century Engineering team is recognized for their expertise addressing civil and structural matters throughout the Southeastern United States, Texas, and the Caribbean.

 

JERICHO, N.Y. – June 17, 2020 – Global consulting firm J.S. Held announced today that it has acquired Twenty First Century Engineering, a prominent consulting firm specializing in professional engineering, forensics, environmental services, and construction and disaster support.

The Twenty First Century Engineering (TFCE) team is recognized for their expertise addressing civil and structural matters throughout the Southeastern United States, Texas, and the Caribbean. Founded in 1989, TFCE has addressed engineering matters for the insurance and legal communities as well as the public and private sectors. This acquisition strengthens J.S. Held’s Forensic Architecture & Engineering Practice with the addition of experts who have extensive practical and testifying experience in the analysis of accidents, natural disasters, fires, structural failures, and water damage.

“The high-caliber work of Twenty First Century Engineering is well-known in our industry. This acquisition further expands our forensic services for complex litigation needs, while also strengthening our geographic resources,” said Bill Bracken, PE, J.S. Held Forensic Architecture & Engineering Practice Leader. “The addition of such an experienced team aligns with our continued mission to provide the highest quality of technical expertise to our clients, at a local level.”

Headquartered in South Florida, TFCE has been involved in projects ranging from major hurricanes to multi-family construction, as well as specialized matters such as sewer systems. In addition to forensic investigations, TFCE supports clients with cost estimating, inspection services, and expert witness testimony.

“Joining J.S. Held allows us to support and serve our clients with a wider range of services. Over 30 years, our firm grew because we were committed to the principle that you say what you do and do what you say. And do business with people you know, like, and trust,” said John Carroll, Jr., PE, Principal of Twenty First Century Engineering. “Our clients will have the benefit of a new suite of technical services and the accompanying specialized staff to support their needs on a variety of construction; equipment; environmental, health, and safety; as well as forensic accounting and economic matters.”

TFCE will join the J.S. Held team of more than 1,500 consultants around the world. By joining forces with J.S. Held, TFCE gains access to additional resources and experts to provide clients with an expanded suite of technical and scientific, financial, and strategic consulting services.

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.

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 is not a law firm and does 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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