ABOUT THE AUTHOR
WILLIAM J. MCCONNELL, PE, JD, MSCE, CDT (Denver, CO) is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Vertex Companies, Inc. Vertex is an AEC firm that delivers integrated forensic, engineering, construction and environmental solutions on complex projects around the world. McConnell is a top expert witness for large and complex domestic and international construction disputes. He has testified approximately 160 times, most notably for damages, allocation, scheduling, productivity, and standard of care opinions. He presents annually at several construction, engineering and law conferences. McConnell is a licensed engineer in 15 states and is an active member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC), American Bar Association (ABA), and American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE).