Scott Hollingsworth

Partner, Joint Construction, Claims and
Expert Services Lead, US

Thought Leader - Construction 2023
Thought Leader - USA - Construction 2024
Thought Leader - USA - Experts - Quantum Delay & Technical 2024
Construction 2023
Consulting 2023
Expert Information
Qualifications BS Engineering
Certified Cost Professional (CCP)
Executive Education Finance Course
Fellow, Project Management College of Scheduling
Professional Memberships Project Management College of Scheduling
AACE International
International Bar Association (IBA)
American Bar Association (ABA)
Chicago Building Congress (CBC)
Industries Buildings, Power and Utilities, Production and Manufacturing, Real Estate and Tourism, Transportation Infrastructure
Regional Experience Africa, Americas, Asia, Middle East
Expert Highlights
  • Proven as a credible witness under cross-examination, including arbitration, depositions, and negotiations
  • More than 20 years of experience in litigation consulting, specializing in delay and quantum
  • Presents to companies on schedule methods and procedures, cost tracking and contemporaneously tracking the impact of project issues
  • Recognized in Who’s Who Legal Construction Expert Witness from 2018-2023
  • Published on delay and disruption concepts, co-authoring ‘Time is on (Their) Side: The United Kingdom’s Society of Construction Law’s Delay and Disruptions Protocol 2.0’

Scott Hollingsworth is a delay and quantum expert with more than 20 years of experience in the litigation consulting industry. Scott specializes in the investigation and resolution of business disputes related to the construction industry.

Scott is a go-to schedule delay expert. He is excellent with clients and provides top-flight analysis. He is incredibly knowledgeable with respect to delay and disruption claims.

WWL Thought Leaders – Construction Experts 2023

Scott has testified as an expert in arbitration and court proceedings and has presented schedule delay and damage analysis during settlement negotiations.

Scott has experience working in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, North America and Central America. He has worked with clients from sectors including buildings, defense, industrial, infrastructure, industrial, power and utilities, and technology. He also has further experience in waste remediation projects, education, hospitals and hotels.

Scott has consulted on behalf of construction contractors, project owners, insurance companies, and government contractors. Scott has led teams analyzing critical path method (CPM) schedules to determine causes and durations of project delays. He has also led financial analyses to quantify project cost growth including those related to delay, disruption, acceleration, and productivity. Scott has performed forensic investigations of construction costs incurred including review and analysis of invoices, payment applications, bank records, and other documentation to verify work performed and to determine percent complete at various points in time on a project.

Scott holds a BS Engineering and is consistently recognized in Who’s Who Legal in its Construction Expert Witness publication, including as a Thought Leader in 2021. He is a member and fellow of the Project Management College of Scheduling (PMCOS) and has undertaken an Executive Education Finance course. He is a member of the Association of the Advancement of Cost Engineers (AACE), a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), a member of the American Bar Association (ABA), and a member of the Chicago Building Congress (CBC).

Scott Hollingsworth is celebrated by market sources for providing first-class delay and damages analysis in international arbitration and litigation proceedings. One source notes, “His knowledge of the construction industry and delay claims is second to none.”

Contact Scott
Location: Chicago
IL, United States

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