Mr. Scott is a Managing Director of Secretariat and manages the west coast practice in the United States. He is a licensed civil engineer, with over 25 years of experience in the construction industry, specializing in dispute resolution, delay and disruption analyses, cost overruns, scheduling and project controls. His experience spans across a variety of large scale infrastructure and commercial projects including airports, casinos, education, high-rise commercial/residential, highways and bridges, hospitals, hotels, judicial, oil and gas, ports, power, rail, stadiums, tunnels, and water/wastewater treatment facilities. Mr. Scott has been appointed as an expert on numerous disputes in Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and the Middle East. He has testified in US Federal and State Courts as well as in arbitrations (under ICC, AAA, and JAMS rules) as an independent expert on matters of scheduling, project delay, loss of productivity, and quantum.
Mr. Scott is an author and frequent speaker on a variety of construction related topics. He also serves on the American Society of Civil Engineers’ committee for the development of a national consensus standard governing the best practice for conducting CPM schedule delay analysis in construction. He is also an officer of the Society Of Construction Law North America.
Prior to working in the consulting field, Mr. Scott worked both as a civil engineer and scheduler on several large highway and bridge projects gaining hands‐on experience from the ground up. Mr. Scott received both a BS in civil engineering and an MBA from Virginia Tech.
Mr. Scott is ranked in no less than nine practice areas in Who’s Who Legal, and is a Global Elite Thought Leader in five of those categories. Some of the client quotes WWL have published about Mr. Scott include;
Ted Scott is “phenomenally hard working” and a “go-to” for clients in the construction sector who note: “You know he’ll get into the detail and master it.”
“I have nothing but praise for Ted as an expert”
“Mr Scott always works quickly and accurately”
“He has excellent analytical skills and is a superb witness”
“Ted displays excellent analytical skills”
“He is all about client care”
“Ted is articulate and able to explain complex issues in a clear manner”
“He produces fantastic reports”
“Ted’s strength is that he is always there for clients”
Ted Scott is a “brilliant” expert whose “particular strength lies in being there when the client needs; nothing is too much trouble”. He is “all over the detail” and “produces excellent reports”.
Ted Scott is celebrated by clients for his “strong attention to detail and responsiveness”, as well as his “ability to produce well-written reports”.