Overview

David Reichard has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry with a primary emphasis in project management, construction management, CPM scheduling, construction claims analysis and dispute resolution.  His experience includes all types of projects including heavy and highway construction; industrial, government, military, and institutional facilities; wastewater/water treatment plants; retail, theme park, hotel, and casino/resort; and residential.  He has also conducted continuing education seminars for contractors, architects, and engineers on claims, CPM scheduling, project management, and business management.  Dave has testified as an expert on project delays, schedule analyses, extra work claims, breach of contract, and construction defect claims.

Dave’s prior experience includes positions as Vice President and Director of Consulting for Chitester Management Systems and Senior Consultant for Trauner Consulting Services.  Dave began his career as an Engineer Officer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, where he managed construction projects in the United States, the Bahamas, and the Middle East.

Project Experience

  • Provided expert testimony on multiple occasions including:
    • Scheduling/delay related to a $1.3 billion claim on a carpet manufacturing plant that was destroyed by fire.
    • Delay on a $500 million bridge over the Panama Canal.
    • Delay on a $66 million cement plant in Sumterville, Florida.
    • Quantum on a school renovation/expanson project in Broward County Florida.
    • Delay on a 17-building residential housing complex.
    • Delay, quantum, and wrongful termination on a military headquarters building.
  • Prepared/evaluated numerous claims on behalf of contractors, subcontractors and owners inlcuidng:
    • Delay, loss of productivity and quantum on a solar power plant.
    • Delay on a coal-fired power plant.
    • Delay and quantum for numerous high-rise condominium projects.
    • Delay and quantum on numerous state Department of Transportation projects.
    • Delay and quantum on a various regiaonal rail projects.
  • Performed scheduling and project advisory services on numerous projects including:
    • Schedule preparation and updating on a $130 million psychiatric hospital.
    • Delay, claims preparation, andclaims review on a $13.5 billion LNG plant.
  • Presented findings at and participated in numerous alternative dispute resolution proceedings, mediations and settlement discussions.