Chris Spandau


Expert Information
Qualifications BS Civil Engineering
MS Civil Engineering
Professional Memberships ACEC, CMAA
Services Forensic Technical
Sectors Transportation Infrastructure, Industrial & Manufacturing, Power & Utilities
Expert Highlights
  • Widely experienced civil engineer.
  • Proven as a credible expert witness under cross-examination.
  • Served as technical lead and testifying expert on a £650 million design build highway dispute.
  • Technical expert on various high-profile projects from the Panama Canal to the Saint Lawrence cable stayed bridge.

Chris Spandau is a professional engineer with more than 40 years of construction and engineering industry experience. He has been appointed as a technical expert on 40 occasions.

Chris has been cross-examined in both litigation and arbitration and provided sworn testimony at deposition on numerous occasions. He has acted as expert for projects with values of up to $5 billion and dispute values in excess of £600 million for projects ranging from highways, tunnelling, underground construction, grading and airports to PCC and AC paving, and utility installation.

Chris spent more than 30 years in private practice as a civil engineer working with both public and private clients in the planning, design and construction of various facilities across the USA. His knowledge of the delivery of engineering professional services enables him to clearly evaluate both the context and substance of related project disputes.

Chris’s expertise includes strategic planning, project management, resident engineering, project review, scheduling and coordination. He has also been active in the evaluation of various construction disputes as they relate to differing site conditions, defective plans and specifications, and standard of care by design professionals.

Chris is a member of the American Council of Engineering Companies and the Construction Management Association of America. He holds a degree and master’s in civil engineering and is also a registered geotechnical engineer.

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Location Las Vegas, NV, US