Mr. Anderson has over 30 years of experience in the preparation, analysis and resolution of construction claims and disputes, in the United States and internationally. His client representations include many of the world’s largest and best-known participants in the construction industry, including more than 250 engagements.
Mr. Anderson has testified as an expert in the areas of CPM scheduling, delay analysis, and cost and damage analysis on more than thirty (30) occasions in various forums, including the US Court of Federal Claims, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, and the US District Court, as well as before arbitration panels, mediators and dispute review boards. Mr. Anderson has served as an expert on such well known construction projects as the Bank One Ballpark in Phoenix; the Alfonse D’Amato Federal Courthouse in New York; the LA Federal Courthouse in Los Angeles; the Eglinton Light Rail Transit Project in Toronto; the Bipole III Transmission Reliability Project in Manitoba, Canada; the AEGIS Ashore Missile Defense Project in Romania; the Burj Khalifa Tower in Dubai; the Campeche Offshore Gas Compression Project in Mexico; the West African Gas Pipeline in Nigeria; the Playas Hydro-Electric Project in Colombia; and the Peace Shield and Peace Sun Defense Programs in Saudi Arabia.
Mr. Anderson has also served as an expert on delay and damage issues on aircraft and shipbuilding programs including the A-12 Avenger Program, the C23b+ Aircraft Modification Program, the Israeli Aircraft Industries B707 AWACs Program, and the A781 SATCOM Program. His expertise also includes analysis of delays and impacts on large-scale engineering and software development programs such as the Integrated Project Control System (IPCS) for the Big Dig Central Artery/Tunnel, and the Business Management IT System Development – SAP for the Department of the Interior. Mr. Anderson has also provided testimony and expert opinion on schedule delay and quantum in international arbitration and adjudication, as well as the Technology and Construction Court in London and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
Mr. Anderson graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in 1981. He is active and has been involved in various construction industry organizations in the Washington, DC area and nationally throughout his career including the DC Building Industry Association, the Association of General Contractors, and the Construction Forum of the American Bar Association. He is also a Member of the Industry Advisory Board of the Myers-Lawson School of Construction at Virginia Tech and a frequent guest lecturer on scheduling, project controls, contract administration, claims and risk management.
CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS
- B.S., Building Construction, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1981
Anderson MI. Forensic Schedule Analysis of Construction Projects: What Constitutes Reality? Expert Witnesses, 2010 Annual Review from the ABA Section of Litigation’s Committee on Expert Witnesses.
Anderson MI. Contractor’s Delay and Acceleration Claims, Construction Checklists: a Guide to Frequently Encountered Construction Issues, American Bar Association, June 2008.
Anderson MI. Choosing an Expert, Construction Claims On-Line, November 2006.
Anderson MI. Recovery Schedules, Construction Project Controls Scheduling Best Practices, Warner Construction Consultants, Inc. May 2006.
Anderson MI. Resolving and Avoiding Schedule and Delay Issues: Examining the Enforceability of Site Disclaimer Clauses, Retaining Schedule Experts, Assessing Issues With Disruptions, Delays, and Damages Associated With the Construction Project Timeline, American Conference Institute 2nd National Forum on Construction Claims and Litigation, February 2015.
Anderson MI. Is that Really Proof of Delay? Critical Path Method Analyses Versus The Insurgents, Construction SuperConference, December 2014.
Anderson MI. Change Management and Project Controls, NSPE 2013 Northeast Regional Meeting & Mid-Atlantic Engineers Conference, December 2013.
Anderson MI. Testimony: Legal, Expert or Lay Opinion? Construction SuperConference, December 2012.
Anderson MI. Risk Assessment Considerations in Prosecuting Claims and Settling Disputes, Construction SuperConference, December 2010.
Anderson MI. Expert Witnesses: Proper Care and Feeding and Pitfalls to Avoid, Construction SuperConference, December 2009.
Anderson MI. Successful Best Practices Under Alternative Delivery Methods, July 2008.
Anderson MI. Sticks and Bricks and Bears, Oh My! ADR In Bloom, ABA Section of Dispute Resolution 9th Annual Spring Conference, April 2007.
Anderson MI. Preparing your Expert for Trial - From the Expert’s Perspective, Ober Kaler, April 2007.
Anderson MI. Construction Scheduling: Protecting the Bottom Line National Business Institute, March 2007.
Anderson MI. Preparing your Expert for Trial - From the Expert’s Perspective, The American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry, 2006 Fundamentals of Construction Law: Learn the Basics from the Pros, November 2006.
Anderson MI. Resolving Problems and Disputes on Construction Projects, National Business Institute, June 2006.
Anderson MI. Commode Conundrum - Wastewater and Water Resources: Local Solutions to Global Challenges, International SuperConference, May 2006.
Anderson MI. Who Wants to be a Contractor - Default Termination, Construction SuperConference, December 2005.
Anderson MI. A/E Performance - A Contractor’s Dream or Nightmare? Construction SuperConference, December 2004.
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Warner Construction Consultants, Inc. 2004-2018
Senior Vice President – Claims Group, Hill International, Inc. 1981-2004
Member of Industry Advisory Board, Myers-Lawson School of Construction, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2010-present
Association of General Contractors
American Bar Association, Construction Forum
Project Management Institute, College of Scheduling
District of Columbia Building Industry Association