Ms. Wagman is a Managing Director, based out of New York. Secretariat specializes in providing independent expert advice on construction projects in the areas of programming/scheduling (delay and disruption), contract review, cost/damages, and productivity/inefficiency.
Ms. Wagman has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry specializing in the areas of dispute resolution, delay and disruption analyses, scheduling, claims, cost analyses, project controls, as well as construction and project management. She has provided services to owners and contractors across a wide range of projects including oil refineries, airports, petrochemical plants, power/nuclear plants, medical facilities, distribution centers, government buildings, military projects, commercial and high-rise residential buildings. Ms. Wagman has consulted on many complex construction projects throughout the world including high profile disputes such as the Panama Canal and the Burj Khalifa.
Ms. Wagman has been appointed as an independent expert on matters of delay and disruption on construction disputes in arbitration, litigation, adjudication and formal settlement negotiations.
Prior to consulting, Ms. Wagman worked as a project engineer for a large construction management firm working on various multi-million dollar projects in the US. Ms. Wagman received a BS in civil engineering from Cornell University.
Who’s Who Legal recognizes Ms. Wagman as a: “Global Elite Thought Leader – Construction Experts 2022”, “Thought Leader – Arbitration Expert Witnesses 2022”, and “Thought Leader – Firm Management 2022”.
According to Who’s Who Legal:
The “exceedingly bright” and “technically savvy” Meera Wagman gains praise from sources one of whom notes, “She is the best delay expert I have seen.” She “knows construction and delay analysis from the ground up”
Peers and clients say, “She is the best delay expert I have seen – and the second best is not even close”
“Should be on the shortest of lists for consideration on any schedule delay dispute”
“She is incredibly responsive, professional and a pleasure to work with”
“She is exceedingly bright and technically savvy”
“Meera is at the top of her craft in terms of skillset and intelligence”
“Meera is among the elite in schedule delay analysis”