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Ted Bumgardner

Manager of Expert Development, Construction Services

Ted Bumgardner has extensive construction management and construction litigation experience. With over 40 years of construction experience and many years as a testifying expert, he brings a thorough knowledge of all aspects of commercial, municipal and residential construction, forensic investigation, and construction defect litigation.

Mr. Bumgardner’s passion for improving the built environment drives him to tackle huge complex cases with enthusiasm. He has been designated as an expert witness in cases involving contractual claims, delay, cost of repair, construction defects investigation, and contractor standard of care. Projects such as  ‘The One – Los Angeles‘ exemplify the type of work Ted specializes in.

Litigation Experience

Designated expert in over 600 cases
Deposed in trial & arbitration over 300 times
Testified in over 70 cases
Involved in over 500 Mediations

Construction Experience

Over 33 years of construction experience
Past Professor, San Diego State University, Graduate-level course in Construction Management, Masters in Civil Engineering Degree Program
Past Principal, U.S. Top 50 construction management firm
Extensive experience in general contracting

Education & Certification

B.S., Architectural Engineering, University of Texas, Austin

California State Contractor License, #945325
B – General Contracting
Oregon Contractor License #175425


Past President of the Forensic Expert Witness Association
Past member, National Board of Directors of the Forensic Expert Witness Association
Past board member of the Forensic Consultants’ Association of San Diego
Member, Association General Contractors of America