Daniel Kwon


Consulting - Future Leader 2023
Construction - Future Leader 2023
Lexology Client Choice Awards 2022 - Construction Expert
Expert Information
Qualifications BS Civil Engineering
MS Civil Engineering
Professional Memberships PE (Civil), LEED AP
Industries Buildings, Power and Utilities, Production and Manufacturing, Transportation Infrastructure
Regional Experience Americas
Expert Highlights
  • Versatile and widely experienced construction industry professional.
  • Effectively combines a mix of field experience, dispute work and management consulting experience.
  • Proven as a credible expert under cross-examination.
  • Able to dive deeply into a complicated dispute, quickly understand the relevant issues, and provide a roadmap for analysis.

Daniel Kwon is a Professional Engineer with more than 20 years of construction industry experience. His civil engineering and on-site experience, coupled with both claims and management consultancy experience, provides a strong basis for his roles as both an expert in delay and technical disciplines, as well as his service providing strategic advice to the construction industry.

Daniel Kwon is a standout expert in the construction market for his top-tier oral and written expert testimony in arbitration and mediation proceedings.

Daniel has acted as an expert witness and expert assistant, providing reports and presentations in support of settlement negotiations, mediation, deposition, arbitration, and trial. He has testified in deposition, mediation and arbitration and has completed various expert witness training programmes with the American Bar Association (ABA) and SEAK.

Daniel has identified, prepared and defended claims across a wide range of industries, focused on schedule delay, lost productivity, contractor performance and standard of care, acceleration, and assessment of claims recoverability. He has prepared as-planned and baselines schedules, created extensive as-built schedules from historical data, served as a contemporaneous project scheduler, performed construction cost assessments, and estimates for replacement construction.

Daniel’s project experience includes serving as an on-site scheduler, project management of a US$10 million presidential library addition, and estimating duties on bids in excess of US$100 million. He has also served as a management consultant, delivering project evaluations, policy and procedure guidance, and cost assessments/audits. He has provided technical support and consulting assistance on mega-projects valued at more than US$20 billion in the oil and gas, nuclear, hospitality, mining, pharmaceutical and life sciences, and construction industries.

Daniel is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accredited professional and holds both a bachelors and master’s degree in civil engineering. He has presented to the Los Angeles Bar Association on the topic of ‘Structural Engineering 101 for Lawyers’ and has written for the ABA Construction Accounting publication regarding ‘Pricing of Construction Claims’.

Daniel Kwon’s “meticulous attention to detail and ability to maintain perspective of the overall claims profile of the project were exemplary.” His “diligence, reliability and responsiveness under time pressure was remarkable”.

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Location: Los Angeles
California, USA

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