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October 3, 2023
J.S. Held Acquires TransCon CSI
J.S. Held Acquires TransCon CSI

J.S. Held expands mid-Atlantic presence, enhancing accident reconstruction technical expertise and expert witness testimony by acquiring Annapolis, Maryland-based TransCon CSI.


Jericho, N.Y. – October 3, 2023 – Global consulting firm J.S. Held announces the acquisition of TransCon CSI, a firm that has served the legal, corporate, and insurance communities nationally for more than 30 years. TransCon CSI experts provide accident investigation and reconstruction services, work zone safety and compliance expertise, and expert witness testimony and litigation support. This acquisition expands J.S. Held’s Accident Reconstruction practice, adding key resources in the mid-Atlantic and strengthening the firm’s technical expertise in commercial vehicle investigation.

Founded in 1993, TransCon CSI utilizes its extensive experience and deep technical knowledge of commercial vehicle accidents to deliver comprehensive collision analysis and safety solutions to clients. The firm offers crash investigation and analysis, reconstruction, animation, 3D forensic mapping and diagramming, motor carrier (DOT) analysis, mechanical defect assessments, crash data retrieval/event data retrieval (“black box”), on-scene interpretation, work zone safety and maintenance of traffic (MOT) consulting, expert witness testimony, and litigation support services.

“For more than three decades, TransCon CSI has worked diligently to investigate complex accidents, interpreting evidence and assessing damage with the highest level of precision and care,” said Glen Reuschling, President and Founder of TransCon CSI. “J.S. Held shares our commitment to delivering unrivaled expertise and service so that clients come back time and time again,” Reuschling continues. Mary Anne Reuschling, Vice President at TransCon CSI, adds, “the addition of our specialized services to J.S. Held’s well-respected accident reconstruction team makes for an exciting partnership. Our clients gain additional resources and experts from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines that complement the strengths of our team.”

Glen Reuschling is a former law enforcement officer, one of two Maryland State Troopers appointed by the DOT to instruct other state and local law enforcement agencies on Federal DOT laws and regulations nationwide, and one of only 34 DOT certified inspectors nationally.

“J.S. Held is acquiring an ACTAR accredited team of trusted collision experts who are well known in the industry,” said Stephen Fenton, Senior Vice President and Accident Reconstruction Practice Lead at J.S. Held. “The addition of the TransCon CSI team strengthens our practice by adding commercial vehicle experts with decades of applied experience successfully handling accident investigations, reconstructing historical events, and opining as expert witnesses.”

TransCon CSI clients will now have access to J.S. Held’s expanded suite of services, including accident reconstruction; forensic architecture and engineering; property and infrastructure damage consulting; construction advisory; equipment consulting; environmental, health, and safety; ESG and sustainability; cyber security; global investigations; forensic accounting; economic damages and valuation; restructuring, turnaround, and receivership; surety; and intellectual property disputes, strategy, valuation, and monetization.

About J.S. Held

J.S. Held is a global consulting firm that combines technical and 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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