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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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California

On behalf of a contractor, performed quality control and analyzed the reasonableness of schedule delays on a $70 million dispute for a tunnel-boring contract on the Los Angeles metro subway project. Construction of the subway tunnels was delayed by over two years. Identified and apportioned responsibility for the delays.

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California

On behalf of a contractor, analyzed schedule delays in a $70 million dispute resulting from the construction of subway tunnels that were delayed by over two years. Responsible for identifying and apportioning delays.

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New York

Provided support to management team including schedule review and development of working schedules and sub-networks for claims purposes on the $90 million NYC Times Square Rehabilitation Project. The schedule was cost and resource loaded and contained 2,823 activities.

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California

Performed quality control and reasonableness review of a schedule delay analysis for a tunnel-boring contract on the Los Angeles metro subway project.

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New York

Provided scheduling support to the estimating team for the $77 million Highbridge Yard Maintenance Facility. Developed pre-bid schedule and aided in the development of Baseline CPM Schedule. The project consisted of the construction of a 62,000 SF rail car maintenance facility (ten car lengths) with two tracks and the installation of associated maintenance and repair equipment. The facility also included an additional 8,300 SF of office space and employee locker rooms located on the second floor. Other project components included the construction of 35,000 feet of track along with 32 switches and electric substation, as well as an employee station.

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New York

Developed and maintained updates of the Baseline CPM Schedule for the $230 million Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) project. Provided schedule expertise, project administration, coordination, analysis, and negotiation of all time-related issues. The schedule was resource loaded with 2,840 activities.

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Minnesota

On behalf of a contractor, analyzed damages to rebut a $52 million claim from the owner on a large wastewater tunnel. Audited and reconciled $166 million in actual costs versus an after the fact estimate of $114 million.

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