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We provide expertise to the global construction industry on projects of all types and sizes, as well as claims and disputes of various complexities.

We provide support at all levels and phases of construction - from pre-planning and development, to scheduling, budget management, and project oversight, through dispute avoidance and resolution when projects don’t go as planned.

J.S. Held's construction experts include engineers, general contractors, construction management professionals, accountants, estimators, code experts, analysts, and cost analysts who deliver solutions to clients requiring niche expertise.

Buildings, Infrastructure &
Industrial Sectors
Construction Claims &
Disputes
Project Support Services

Expert Witness &
Litigation Support
World-Renowned Experts

Buildings, Infrastructure &
Industrial Sectors
Construction Claims &
Disputes
Project Support Services

Expert Witness &
Litigation Support
World-Renowned Experts

Specialized Expertise in the Construction Industry:

As experts in construction dispute resolution, we leverage our understanding of the construction industry to identify, assess, avoid, and resolve construction claims and disputes that may arise.

As third-party project managers and owners' representatives, we are proud of our reputation as a trusted business partner, from project conception to closeout, on domestic and international construction projects.

We also leverage our construction expertise to provide quantum and delay, defect, standard of care, estimating, and surety consulting services.

Learn more about the services we provide to the global construction industry below.

Financial Expertise


Financial Advisory Including Litigation, Restructuring, Turnaround & Receivership
  • Enhancing Cash Flow
  • Ensuring Operational Efficiencies
  • Fiduciary Services
  • Maximizing Ultimate Recovery for Companies in Distress
  • Stabilizing Financial & Operational Performance
Financing / Investment Transactions
  • Independent Strategic, Market, Commercial & Technical Due Diligence
  • Project Financing, Acquisitions & Divestitures
  • Securitizing Transactions Through Complex Insurance Products
Forensic Accounting & Economics
  • Business Valuations
  • Calculating Business Interruption & Economic Damages
  • Calculating Construction Costs
  • Commercial, Labor & Employment Disputes
  • ESOP Valuation & Consulting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Fraud Investigations
  • Trust & Estate Valuations
Loan / Investment Workout & Restructuring
  • Construction Cost, Schedule, Finance & EPC Assurance
  • Proactive Pre-Default or Reactive Post-Default
  • Project & Corporate Loan Workout Economics
Portfolio Strategy
  • Market Balance for Securitized Risk, Insurance & Complex Claims
  • Portfolio & Capital Model Optimization
  • Portfolio Strategic Review
  • Regulatory Compliance & Asset Review

Risk & Advisory Expertise

Investigative Services
  • Business Intelligence
  • Compliance & Regulatory Consulting
  • Corporate Investigations
  • Cyber Security Consulting & Digital Investigation
  • Digital Forensics
  • eDiscovery
  • Financial Statement Misstatements / Auditor Conduct Investigations
  • Forensic Data Analytics
  • Fraud Investigations
  • Global Sanctions Compliance
  • Information Governance & Data Privacy Consulting
  • Integrity Monitoring
  • Investigative Due Diligence
  • Security Risk Management
  • Solvency Evaluations
Regulatory Advisory
  • Certificates of Public Convenience Assistance
  • Environmental Regulatory Requirements
  • Expert Testimony
  • Integrated Resource Planning Support
  • Rate Case Strategy, Preparation & Training
Strategic Advisory
  • Alternatives Identification & Evaluations
  • Business Case Development & Communication
  • Competition, Market & Regulatory Assessments
  • Complex Insurance Claims & Risk Engineering Solutions
  • Government Relations Advisory
  • Risk Management & Contingency Planning
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Sustainability & ESG Services
Transactional Advisory
  • Asset, Portfolio & Business Valuations
  • Investment Banking
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Patent Transactions
  • Technical, Economic & Financial Due Diligence

Technical & Scientific Expertise

Construction Consulting Services
  • Construction Contract Claims Services
  • Construction & Design Defect
  • Construction Estimating
  • Construction Insurance Claims Services
  • Construction Monitoring
  • Construction Scheduling & Planning
  • Dispute Resolution & International Arbitration
  • Due Diligence Assessments
  • Exposure & Vulnerability Assessments
  • Facility Condition Assessments
  • Forensic Architecture
  • Project & Program Management / Owner’s Representation
  • Project Support Services for New Construction, Expansions & Remediation
  • Third-Party Scheduling Services
  • Virtual Documentation Services
Environmental, Health & Safety
  • Asbestos & Lead Assessments, Protocols & Monitoring
  • Environmental / Natural Resources Impact Assessment & Permitting
  • Environmental Assessments (Wetland Delineation, Soil Sampling & Groundwater Testing / Contamination)
  • ESG & EHS Digital Solutions
  • Exposure & Vulnerability Assessments
  • Fate & Transport of Chemicals
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Legionella / Water Quality
  • Mold Assessments
  • Product Stewardship
  • Remediation Protocols & Oversight
  • Safety Plans, Corrective Action & Compliance Support
  • Stormwater Prevention Plans
  • Sustainability & ESG Services
  • Toxicology
  • Worker’s Compensation & Investigations
Equipment Consulting
  • Contents & Inventory Evaluations
  • Equipment & Systems Damage Assessments
  • Remediation Protocols
  • Repair Versus Replacement Determinations
  • System Contamination Level Analysis
Fire & Explosions - Origin & Cause Investigations
  • Arson Investigations
  • Building Plan Reviews
  • Evidence Collection & Storage
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Fire Origin & Cause Investigations
  • Lab Examination & Testing Services
  • Life Safety Code Compliance Reviews
  • Maritime Investigations
  • Personal Injury & Fatality Investigations
  • Transportation Fire Analysis
Forensic Architecture, Forensic Engineering & Specialized Investigations
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Biomechanical Engineering
  • Civil / Structural Engineering
  • Equipment Damage & Failure Analysis
  • Failure / Collapse Analysis
  • Forensic Meteorology
  • Geology / Geophysics
  • Human Factors Analysis & User Experience Research Services
  • Litigation Support
  • Materials Analysis & Lab Testing
  • Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing (MEP) Assessments
  • Polymers, Composites & Ceramics Failure Analysis
  • Product Liability
  • Property Damage Assessments
  • Seismic Evaluations
  • Visualization Services
 
A Selection of Our Experts’ Experience
 
Our Experts