Justin Kestner presenting at the SCL Conference in Montreal

Justin Kestner and Peter Billis present on lessons from Champlain towers collapse

Principal Forensic Engineer and Senior Managing Partner, Justin Kestner, is presenting with attorney, Peter Billis, on the lessons learned from the Champlain Towers South Collapse. Beyond the engineering and construction lessons there were many unique aspects of ensuing litigation and legislation that could impact the industry for years to come. This presentation provides information about factors that led to the fatal collapse and delves into the ramifications going forward.

Justin Kestner, P.E., MS, MBA, leads the Haag forensic team for Salas O’Brien. In addition to leading Haag, a Salas O’Brien Company, Justin provides forensic engineering consulting and expert witness services in cases involving roof and building envelope performance/damage, bridges, foundation-related issues, building collapses, storm damage, installation issues, alleged product defects, and more. Justin serves as a Senior Managing Principal at Salas O’Brien.

For more information, visit the SCL NA conference registration page. 

About SCL

The Society of Construction Law North America (SCL NA) is one of the many international sections of the SCL, founded in 1983 to promote the study and research in the field of construction law. The SCL has over 3,000 members internationally, and in 2017 the final gap in the global SCL network was closed with the founding of the SCL NA Section, which includes the USA and Canada.

About Salas O’Brien

Salas O’Brien is an engineering and technical services firm focused on advancing the human experience through the built environment. Our team is engineered for impact, helping clients achieve critical goals, advancing our team members through growth and opportunity, and operating at the center of important global issues including sustainability and decarbonization. We are a top firm as ranked by Engineering News-Record and Consulting-Specifying Engineer, and we have appeared for the past ten years on the Inc. 5000 list of North America’s fastest-growing private companies.

For more details or to set up an interview, please contact Stacy Lake, Director of Corporate Communications.

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