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Assisted Amtrak in preparation and presentation of claims against defendant EPC contractor under the Federal False Claims Act on the installation of a high speed rail from Boston to New York.  Client asserted that defendant contractor had improperly billed the government for substantial amounts that did not represent actual increased costs to the contractor but were rather the result of gross miscalculations of alleged increased costs due to scope changes, schedule impacts of changes and resulting acceleration costs.  Claims were settled prior to trial with the contractor agreeing to withdraw over $25 million of invoiced amounts.

Transportation

Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York

Assisted Amtrak in preparation and presentation of claims against defendant EPC contractor under the Federal False Claims Act on the installation of a high speed rail from Boston to New York.  Client asserted that defendant contractor had improperly billed the government for substantial amounts that did not represent actual increased costs to the contractor but were rather the result of gross miscalculations of alleged increased costs due to scope changes, schedule impacts of changes and resulting acceleration costs.  Claims were settled prior to trial with the contractor agreeing to withdraw over $25 million of invoiced amounts.

Transportation

Washington DC

Provided support to management team including schedule coordination, review and development of Baseline CPM Schedule for the $62 million New York Avenue Metrorail Station. The project consisted of the construction of a new “drop in” metro station, including all track work and connections.

Transportation

California

Priced and negotiated change orders for the Bay Area Rapid Transit District on a $65 million train control contract. Evaluated entitlement, prepared schedule analyses, wrote findings of fact, and negotiated change orders.

Transportation

Florida

Prepared monthly progress reports and schedule updates for the preliminary engineering and final civil design of the $600 million Central Florida Light Rail Transit System in Orlando. Developed detailed civil design, construction and system-wide interface schedules.

Transportation

Pennsylvania

Provided contract/entitlement analysis and prepared detailed as-planned and as-built schedule analyses for a contractor on a highway construction project in Pennsylvania. Assisted the contractor to prepare a recovery schedule to mitigate construction delays caused by differing site conditions.

Transportation

California

Performed financial and schedule audits for the Los Angeles County Transportation Commission on metro subway projects. Reviewed project budgets, contractor schedules, and construction manager monthly progress reports, and advised the County of potential cost overruns, schedule delays and reporting deficiencies.

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