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Construction Claims

Expert Witness Profile

Richard J. Long, P.E., P.Eng., Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Long International, has over 40 years of U.S. and international consulting experience involving construction contract disputes analysis and resolution, arbitration/litigation support and expert testimony, project management, engineering/construction management, cost and schedule control, and process engineering. As an internationally recognized expert in the analysis and resolution of complex construction disputes for over 30 years, Mr. Long has served as the lead expert on over 300 projects having claims ranging in size from US$100,000 to over US$2 billion. His project experience includes refineries, petrochemical and chemical plants, offshore oil & gas facilities, power plants, oil sands and oil shale facilities, metallurgical projects, and commercial and industrial buildings. He has testified in court as well as U.S. and international arbitration. He has presented and published numerous articles on the subjects of claims analysis, entitlement issues, CPM schedule and damages analyses, cumulative impact claims, and claims prevention.

Education & Licenses

M.S., Chemical and Petroleum Refining Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 1974
B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 1970

Registered Professional Engineer, Colorado (No. 25050)
Licensed Professional Engineer, Newfoundland and Labrador (No. 09209)
Licensed Professional Engineer, Ontario (No. 100524699)

American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Project Management Institute
AACE International
Society of Construction Law