Andrew Rhodes, CCP, PSP
Andrew Rhodes is a consultant and expert witness whose testimony is sought after by leading construction litigators. He is respected within the industry for his independence, attention to detail, credibility and strength under cross-examination. Andrew offers expert opinions in cases involving the following:
- Critical Path Method (CPM) Schedule Analysis
- Schedule Delays and Disruptions
- Labor Productivity
- Construction Damages
Andrew has consulted on hundreds of complex projects and he has testified as an expert on 70 occasions in various courts, before American Arbitration Association and ICC Arbitration panels, and in Board of Claims hearings.
Respected as an independent and objective expert in his field, Andrew has also served as a mediator and as an expert consultant to a Dispute Resolution Board.
Andrew draws on his experience to provide consulting services on both ongoing and completed projects located domestically and internationally. His experience spans industry sectors and includes:
- Liquefied Natural Gas Facilities
- Power Generation Facilities
- Complex Industrial Facilities
- Highway Infrastructure Projects
- Mass Transit Rail Projects
- Professional Sports Stadiums
- University Buildings
- Commercial High-Rise Buildings
Prior to founding The Rhodes Group, Andrew was as an executive consultant at Peterson Worldwide (later acquired by Navigant Consulting) and a structural design engineer with HDR, a Top 10 engineering firm. His experience includes structural steel and concrete design, field engineering, construction schedule development, schedule updating, schedule delay and impact analysis, and construction damage analysis.
Andrew graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Lehigh University and finished first in his class while obtaining a Masters of Science in Structural Engineering, also from Lehigh. He is a Certified Cost Professional (CCP) and a Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP), and is also a published author in the Project Management Institute’s College of Scheduling periodical.
Andrew is recognized as a leading expert in Who’s Who Legal: Construction and Who’s Who Legal Consulting Experts: Construction – Quantum and Delay. In 2018, he also was recognized by Who’s Who Legal in the inaugural edition of WWL Thought Leaders: Construction.
Andrew is a recipient of the Pittsburgh Business Times Diamond Award, which honors the region’s top CEOs. He was also recognized as one of Pittsburgh Magazine’s “40 under 40” for his commitment to shaping the Pittsburgh region.