Tom Gaines specializes in consulting on construction projects in claim pricing and evaluation, cost estimating and analysis, delay and disruption, project controls, project management, and dispute resolution concerns. Of his 20 years in the industry, Mr. Gaines has spent 15 years consulting on many complex construction projects worldwide. He has provided expert evidence to adjudicators on multiple occasions and worked with leading independent experts in construction disputes and contract negotiations. He has provided services across a wide range of projects, including airport, civil, transportation, power, chemical processing, information technology, commercial, residential, mixed-use, public education, higher education, and resort & casino projects.
Mr. Gaines’s experience includes preparing and defending various types of financial damage assessments, risk and contingency investigations, change order evaluations and negotiations, and delay and schedule analyses. He has participated in mediation and arbitration proceedings and supported litigation on a number of occasions.