Materials & Corrosion Engineering Expertise for Disputes

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Rigorous technical and scientific support for high-stakes disputes

Exponent's Materials and Corrosion Engineers and multidisciplinary experts analyze complex scientific challenges and translate findings effectively to courts, mediators, arbitrators, and juries.

When the engineering and science behind your product are highly technical, how do you ensure critical audiences understand the nuances of your arguments?

Exponent's global, multidisciplinary teams analyze failures; investigate product/equipment defects, develop root cause analyses; investigate intellectual property claims, and analyze trade secret disputes.

Exponent's MCE practice is internally multidisciplinary and composed of metallurgists, material scientists, corrosion scientists, electrochemists, and ceramists with many years of experience in the prevention and analyses of failures.

Our expertise and experience enables us to provide technical evidence and conclusions that help our clients make informed decisions when it comes to disputes, arbitration, and litigation. When the stakes are high — our clients trust us to tell them what they need to know, not what they want to hear, and to help them quickly work towards a solution. 


Exponent provides all types of dispute support, including rigorous scientific and engineering assessments, analysis for intellectual property claims, tailored consulting for the medical industry, and global support for international arbitration claims. We are renowned for our evidence-based reports and our expert testimony.

Our Capabilities Are Unparalleled

With expertise in over 90 disciplines and hundreds of capabilities, tools, and methodologies — we get to the root of even the most complex challenges and give you the objective answers you need.


Our global and comprehensive expertise across industries gives us a deep understanding of current challenges, best industry practices, and the implications of emerging technologies.