HKA celebrates 12 listings in Who’s Who Legal’s Thought Leader USA analysis

HKA, a leading global consultancy in risk mitigation, dispute resolution, expert witness, and litigation support services, celebrates 10 of its US-based experts featuring in 12 listings across five Who’s Who Legal (WWL) expert witness practice areas.

This is first time WWL has recognised experts alongside lawyers in its Thought Leaders USA guide and HKA is delighted to have 10 of its leading experts listed.

We are delighted to see the recognition our experts have received from Who’s Who Legal’s Thought Leaders USA analysis. Being recognised as a Thought Leader is a great honor, and I am thrilled to see 10 of our experts featured across five practice areas.

Our listed practice areas demonstrate our core service offerings in construction continue to be market-leading, while our growing recognition in our forensic accounting and commercial damages service lines better reflects the fantastic work our experts deliver for our clients in this space.

Frank Giunta, Partner, Regional CEO, Americas and WWL Thought Leaders USA – Construction – Quantum Delay & Technical 2023

Thought Leaders USA 2023

Congratulations to all of our listed experts. Read what our clients and peers had to say about them.

Commercial Litigation – Expert Witnesses

Troy Dahlberg is recognised for his deep expertise in forensic accounting matters pertaining to quantum and damages.

Construction Expert Witnesses

Chris Spandau is noted to be an “expert of the highest calibre” who completes his assignments “in a timely fashion and is very responsive and thorough”.

Kenneth R Baker is reputed to “always [have] the respect of the opposing counsel” and “possess[es] great credibility and professional presence”.

Paul Pocalyko is praised as being “simply amazing regarding a range of construction matters, from testimonies to depositions”.

Richard Sieracki is known as a “highly responsive expert” with “unmatched” industry experience.

Scott D Hollingsworth is a “go-to schedule delay expert” for the industry who is “excellent with clients and provides top-flight analysis”.

Experts – Construction – Quantum, Delay and Technical

Chris Spandau impresses the market with his “ability to make complex matters readily understandable” and praised for his “prolific engineering background”.

Frank J Giunta is known as an eminent figure in the field of quantum and delay analysis and praised for this top-notch testimony on a variety of cases.

Scott D Hollingsworth is regarded as “amazingly knowledgeable in delay matters”, with his peers noting his “responsiveness and ease of communication”.

Energy – Experts

Ken Metcalfe is known for his 40 years of experience in the energy sector, specialising in economic damages and forensic investigations in numerous sub-sectors, including power and utilities, particularly nuclear power.

Experts – Forensic Accountants

Avram S Tucker is regarded as an “excellent witness” and “well-respected” in this field.

Paul Meyer is renowned for his “in-depth experience” in complex business valuations and damages analyses, with a focus on IP and technology sectors.

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About HKA

HKA is a leading global consultancy in risk mitigation and dispute resolution, using our multi-disciplinary expertise to provide a comprehensive set of specialist services:

  • Expert, Claims and Advisory services for the capital projects and infrastructure sector
  • Forensic Accounting and Commercial Damages services for all types of contracts, including commercial and investment treaty disputes
  • Consulting services to support companies working on US Federal Government contracts.

Headquartered in the UK, HKA brings a proud record of excellent service and high achievement to bear on today’s challenges. As trusted independent consultants, experts and advisers, we help clients manage disputes, risk and uncertainty on complex contracts and challenging projects.

We work with government agencies, local authorities, contractors, legal firms, and other professional service providers, as well as owners and operators, financial institutions and insurers. Clients have access to leaders and problem-solvers who decode complexity through collaborative working and innovative thinking, making the best possible outcomes a reality for our clients, every time.

As well as more than 500 expert witnesses, HKA now has in excess of 500 advisors and consultants – across 45+ offices in 17 countries – with the skills and experience that are essential to get to the heart of even the most complex issues. Our people have vast first-hand experience spanning all major industries and the world’s most complex megaprojects, as well as an international track record of achieving successful outcomes.

HKA’s global portfolio includes some of the world’s largest and most prestigious commissions across a wide range of industries including aerospace and defence,  construction and engineering,  energy and natural resources, environment and climate change, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, industrial and manufacturing, marine and shipping, real estate and tourism, sports and entertainment, and technology, media and telecomms.

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