Dakus Gunn

Director

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Dakus Gunn has served as a consultant and testifying expert in dispute resolution for the last sixteen years. He provides expert analysis and testimony on delay, quantum and productivity issues, with a focus on the construction industry.

Throughout his career he has been involved with a wide variety of projects including roads & bridges, airports, power plants (coal, nuclear, wind and hydroelectric), commercial & residential high-rises, large-scale land development, hospitals, entertainment & sports arenas, and light rail projects.

These projects have been located throughout the Continental United States, Africa, and Latin America. He has worked primarily on cases involving critical path analyses, contractor terminations, subcontractor disputes, loss of productivity, differing site conditions, change order disputes, and liquidated damages for owners, contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers.

Selected Project Experience
  • Delay, quantum and productivity analysis and testimony on a $300 million, 50 MW, hydroelectric project including in Costa Rica in ICC Arbitration.

  • Delay, quantum and productivity analysis and testimony on a $300 million, 150 MW coal fired power plant in Chile in ICC Arbitration.

  • Productivity and quantum analysis and expert report on a $1 billion expansion of an international airport in the Middle East.

  • Delay and quantum analysis and testimony for a $270 million, 114 MW hydroelectric plant in Guatemala under ICC Arbitration.

  • Delay, quantum and productivity analysis and expert reports on two $5 billion, +4,750 MW Coal fire power plants in South Africa.

  • Delay and quantum analysis and delay testimony on $20 million in claims on Air Force Base project in Guam before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

  • Delay analysis and testimony regarding a $30 million multi-purpose range complex in Hattiesburg, MS project involving +10 million CY’s of earthwork over 5 years before the 19th Judicial District Court.

  • Quantum analysis and testimony on more than $25 million in claims on two supercritical boiler and steam generator units under AAA/ICDR Arbitration.

  • Delay and quantum analysis and testimony on $28 million worth of cost of repair and completion resulting from contractor termination for cause on a 700 acre land development project in AAA/ICDR Arbitration.

  • Delay, quantum and productivity analysis electrical labor force related to the impacts of trade stacking, overtime & shift work inefficiencies and disruptions on a metropolitan MLB Stadium project.

  • Delay, quantum and productivity analysis and testimony of the impact of Type II differing site conditions to the HDD operations along the 110 Freeway and Interstate 10 in Los Angeles, CA in AAA/ICDR Arbitration.

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Qualifications

EDUCATION

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.S. Economics, 2001
B.S. Brain & Cognitive Sciences, 2001

HONORS

Who’s Who Legal: Construction 2017, 2018

Who’s Who Legal: Consulting Experts, Construction Quantum and Delay 2016, 2017

Who’s Who Legal: Economic Consulting, Quantum of Damages 2017

Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2018

PUBLICATION

Expert Witnesses: Construction Cases, Co-Authors Philip R. Croessmann, Jeffrey E. Fuchs, Peter L. Warren, published by Thomson Reuters Westlaw, 2013-2014

 
LANGUAGES

Spanish