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July 8, 2021
Kineticorp Joins J.S. Held
Kineticorp Joins J.S. Held

We are very excited to add the experts from Kineticorp to our team and further expand our accident reconstruction services across North America.


JERICHO, N.Y. – July 8, 2021 – Global consulting firm J.S. Held announced today that it has acquired Kineticorp, LLC, a forensic engineering firm that specializes in accident reconstruction and visualization services. This acquisition supports the strategic growth of J.S. Held’s accident reconstruction team throughout North America.

Kineticorp is an experienced firm with an innovative approach to accident reconstruction. Kineticorp’s forensic engineering experts and forensic animators use cutting-edge technology in both engineering and visualization to analyze evidence, determine its significance, and to clearly communicate their findings. In addition to accident reconstruction, their areas of expertise include photogrammetry, photo and video analysis, modeling and animation, vehicle data forensics, and mechanical failure analysis.

"The Kineticorp team is highly respected for their breadth of engineering experience and use of visualization technology," said Emily Wohlfarth, P.E., Forensic Architecture & Engineering Practice Leader for J.S. Held. "We are very excited to add the experts from Kineticorp to our team and further expand our accident reconstruction services across North America."

Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Kineticorp's experts have testified in more than 100 jury trials across the United States. The Kineticorp team has been retained by clients in the automotive, construction, environmental, industrial, insurance, law enforcement, legal, and sports entertainment sectors.

"Our team is excited to become part of J.S. Held and gain resources and expertise that will better serve our clients," said Steve Fenton, President and Principal Engineer of Kineticorp. "Both of our firms share foundational values focused on quality, service, team culture, and enriching our industry."

Kineticorp joins the J.S. Held team of more than 1,500 professionals around the world. By joining forces with J.S. Held, Kineticorp 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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