Litigation Resume



BSME, 1969 University of New Haven

MSME, 1972 University of Rhode Island

P.E. Licenses: Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, California, NC, Maine, New Hampshire, NY, Florida & National PE

Summary of Experience

45 years

Experience in the design analysis, inspection and auditing of piping, pipe supports, pressure vessels, tanks and other mechanical products. Extensive experience in performing design reviews, failure analysis, field inspections and reviews, rate cases, and expert witness testimony. Experience on Asbestos disputes concerning Power Plants, air compressors, Industrial Facilities, Chemical Plants, Petro-Chemical, Water Treatment and Manufacturing Facilities. 

25 years 

Experience in developing litigation rate-case exhibits and detailed supporting testimony for utilities and law firms.  Areas involved were: piping, pipe supports, pressure vessels, valves, pumps, asbestos, blowers, fans, air compressors, structural failure of products, failure analysis, safety valve analysis, seismic analysis, fire protection, pressure vessel, tanks, construction, fire protection, heat transfer analysis, environmental qualification of equipment, welding, product design, and patent information.

10 years 

Experience in design, analysis and field engineering of piping, supports, structures Pressure vessels and mechanical equipment considering thermal, deadweight and earthquake in accordance with ASME, ANSI, AWS, and NRC requirements.  As Director of Research, Development and Engineering, was responsible for the development and qualification testing of a new line of hydraulic snubbers designed for extended life.

5 years

Experience in quality assurance and related disciplines.  I have performed numerous technical NRC & DOE audits to assure compliance with ANSI N45.2.11, ASME Section III licensing requirements. I have been a consultant to the Department Of Energy concerning the Hanford Wastewater treatment facility. 

5 years 

Experience performing system design and analysis for naval nuclear submarine piping systems.