CONSTRUCTION ADVISORY PRACTICE

Mike Berta leads the Construction Advisory Practice. A graduate of UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, he has more than 25 years of experience working in the construction industry. He has consulted on matters involving economic damages, accounting, contract compliance, and cost overrun issues primarily related to large and sophisticated construction projects. He has authored expert reports and provided expert testimony on cost and damages and the application of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) cost principles to construction claims. He has participated in and presented at numerous mediations, prepared and analyzed many large change orders and REAs, and assisted clients with settlement negotiations.​

Under Construction

PROJECT COST AND DAMAGES ANALYSIS

-Evaluation of costs per FAR standards

-Contract close-out analysis

-Contract compliance and project controls assistance

-Prepare and evaluate inefficiency, additional costs and overhead costs

-Audit costs related to delay claims including claims using the Eichleay method

CONTRACT CHANGE MANAGEMENT

-Change order development

-Change order evaluation

-Minimize dispute and litigation potential

-Change order impact evaluation

-Change order negotiations

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PRODUCTIVITY LOSS AND DISRUPTION ANALYSIS

-Quantify and evaluate construction related inefficiency and disruption

-Establish project systems

-Determine project impacts

-Analyze productivity data

CLAIMS PREPARATION & RESOLUTION

-Claim Preparation

-Claims Assessments

-Assistance with claim rebuttal

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Justice

DISPUTE RESOLUTION & LITIGATION SUPPORT

-Expert witness testimony

-Assistance with interrogatory preparation and response, deposition, cross-examination and demonstrative exhibits

 

BERTA CONSULTING GROUP

San Francisco Bay Area

(925) 494-0720

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