PROFESSIONAL ETHICAL THOROUGH EXPERIENCED.

CV OF PHILIP S COPPOLA (abbreviated)

Overview

As a recognized expert in the construction claims industry, Mr. Coppola assists owners, contractors, design professionals and their attorneys in the assertion or defense of construction related lawsuits.  Mr. Coppola has extensive experience in the evaluation of defective construction, forensic evaluation and general construction claims.  He investigates the causes of water intrusion and is involved in numerous mold-related cases.  He provides delay analyses utilizing Primavera software and risk management plans.  Mr. Coppola has testified in deposition, arbitration, Registrar of Contractors’ hearings and Superior Court on such issues as delay claims, stucco, roofing, framing, soils, mold, standard of care for contractors and architects.

Education

· Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture, City College of New York, School of Architecture, NY

· Bachelor of Architecture Degree, City College of New York, School of Architecture, NY

· Computerized Energy Management Systems - MCC Powers, Chicago, IL

· Construction Estimating and Bidding  - Southern Methodist University School of Business

· Real Estate Law - Alief Independent School District, Houston, TX

· Advanced Construction Law in Arizona, Phoenix, AZ

· Arbitration Panelist Training, American Arbitration Association, Phoenix, AZ

· Expert Witness Procedures, Phoenix, AZ

· Mold Litigation: Beyond the Basics, San Antonio, TX

· Protecting the Government From Contractor Delay Claims, Phoenix, AZ

· Comparative Construction Defect Law, Las Vegas, NV

 

Professional Affiliations

· Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association

· American Institute of Architects

· Association of Construction Inspectors

· Certified Housing Inspector

 

COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION: Hotels, office buildings, resorts,

RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION: Custom residences, multi-family; subdivision design

EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES:  Elementary, middle, high schools; natatorium;

WATER AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT AND SUPPLY SYSTEMS

HEALTH CARE FACILITIES

 

Presentations

CLAIMS MANAGEMENT

Arlington County Department of Public Works, Arlington, VA

Fairfax County Water Authority, Fairfax, VA

County Engineers Association of Maryland, MD

 

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

Virginia Subcontractors Association

Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA

Council of Educational Facilities Planners, Atlanta, GA

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

"Engineering News/Record" - CEMC-sponsored Lecture Series

 

INHERENT PROBLEMS OF SCHEDULING SOFTWARE IN EVALUATING DELAY CLAIMS

Seminar, San Francisco, CA

Seminar, Los Angeles, CA

American Institute of Architects, Las Vegas, NV

Seminar, Honolulu, HI

 

MOLD: WHAT IS IT AND HOW DOES IT HAPPEN

Fennimore Craig, Phoenix, AZ

Wall and Ceiling Plasterers Association, Tempe, AZ

Community Association Institute, Phoenix, AZ

 

OTHER TOPICS

Council of Educational Facilities Planners, Scottsdale, AZ - Risk Management: Defective Construction

Jennings, Straus, Salmon Seminar, Phoenix, AZ - Delay Claims

Council of Educational Facility Planners International, Dallas, TX - Dispute Prevention and Resolution

Honolulu, HI – The Random Sampling Process in Defective Construction

 

TEACHING

Houston Community College, Houston, TX - Adjunct Faculty

John Tyler Community College, Richmond, VA - Adjunct Faculty

Houston Community College, Houston, TX – Architectural Advisory Committee

PSCA

PHILIP S. COPPOLA & ASSOCIATES,LLC

Consulting and Litigation Support

14835 East Shea Blvd., Suite 103-507, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

P. 480.816.4042   F.480.451.8591