Habitat Engineering & Forensics
446 - 17th Street, Suite 300
Oakland, CA  94612

Tel.  (510) 8 9 1- 0 3 0 0
Expert Witness, Insurance Claim & Legal Support Consulting

Fari Barzegar, Ph.D., P.E., CPEng

Practical experience, advanced training/education and demonstration skills, including several years of
university teaching & research, enable
Dr. Barzegar  to address a broad range of issues in his areas of
expertise and present them to lay audience.

The following is a partial list of cases for which Dr. Barzegar has assisted the client and/or their legal
counsel as an expert consultant/witness. Expert witness consulting has ranged from small to multi-million
dollar claims, including both plaintiff and defendant cases.   

   Partial Case/Project List                                                         Partial Client List

Caesars Palace (Las Vegas) v.                                                 Interstate Fire and Casualty/Fireman’s Fund
Southwest Post-Tension Systems, Inc.                                      Insurance Companies

Pacific Bell Telephone Company  v.                                           Vogl & Meredith, LLP, and
Beliveau Engineering Contractors & City of Oakland                  Zurich American Insurance Company

Armstrong v. United States                                                        United States Attorney’s Office - Northern District of  

Kingsway Cathedral v. City of Des Moines (Iowa), et al.            Kingsway Cathedral, Inc.

Structural Investigation after Fire                                              Capital Insurance Group

Sheldon United Terminals v. Industrial Specialists                     Cox, Wootton, Griffin, Hansen & Poulos, LLP,
                                                                                                  Zurich American Insurance, and NACIC

Nationwide Mutual Insurance v.                                                 McCarthy & Rubright, LLP
Pneumatic Conveying & Manufacturing, et al.

Department of the Army v. Bar Cal Steel Company                   Interstate Fire and Casualty/Fireman’s Fund  
                                                                                                 Insurance Companies

Fregoso v. Pacific Gas & Electric Company, et al.                     Law Offices of Van Blois & Associates

Structural Investigation of Foundation Damage &                      Fair Anselm Plaza
Evaluation of Seismic Retrofit Options

The Regents of the University of California at Berkeley             McMillan & Shureen LLP, and CNA Insurance
v. Stern-Williams, et al.

Illinois River Energy  v. Fagen, et al.                                          Sanchez Daniels & Hoffman, and
                                                                                                 Colony Insurance Group           

Resendiz v. Pinnacle Builders, Inc.                                             Law Offices of Bradford & Barthel, LLP, and  
                                                                                                  Employers Compensation Insurance Company

Fong v. Mesa Development, et al.                                              Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, and
                                                                                                  ACE Westchester Specialty Claims
Zavala Mini-Storage Facility                                                       Chubb Insurance

Lei v. AAC Funding                                                                    Clinton & Clinton, and CNA Insurance

Kraus v. The Grubb Company, et al.                                         Stromberg Law Firm

Devolder v. DPR Construction and                                             Law Offices of John N. Frye
Johnson Western Gunite

Nelson v. Sequoyah Country Club                                             Downing Law Firm

Cutrufelli v. The Macerich Company, et al.                                Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP, and
                                                                                                 Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.

Shah v. Chabra                                                                         Law Offices of Valerian, Patterson & Stratman, and
                                                                                               Farmers Insurance                                               

Yen v. De Wolf Inspection Services, et al.                                 Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, LLP, and     
                                                                                                 Liberty Surplus Insurance  

Granite Construction v. Carter & Burgess and                          Wood & Bender, LLP
M. Arthur Gensler & Associates, Inc.                                       

Hetrick v. Nibbi Construction, et al.                                            Carlson, Calladine & Peterson LLP

Wittsack Residence                                                                    Law Offices of James G. Schwartz

Clemente v. Campos                                                                  Law Offices of Ewing & Associates

Gizzarelli v. Hakimi                                                                     Stoddard, Berquist, Wood & Anderson, LLP

Berger v. Mirov Construction & Telesis Engineers, et al.           The Schinner Law Group

Sollars Construction et al. v. Clayton Johnson, Inc., et al.          Law Offices of James G. Schwartz

Panoramic Hill Association v.                                                      Law Office of Michael Lozeau
The Regents of  the University of California at Berkeley          

Bustamante v. Vu, et al.                                                           
  Calendo, Puckett, Sheedy & DiCorrado, LLP, and
                                                                                                 Allstate Insurance Company
Shayesteh v. Norwalk Home Owners' Association                      The Law Offices of Friedland, Rivas & Associates

Andrews v. The City of Livermore                                              Law Office of Victor M. Castro

Albert v. Frontline Inspection Services                                       Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, LLP, and
                                                                                                  Liberty Surplus Insurance

Ireland v. San Francisco Municipal Railway                                Sheppard-Rosen Law Firm, LLC

Charleston Place v. Bron Concrete                                            Warda & Yonano, LLP

Ewrudje v. City of Berkeley, et al.                                               Law Offices of George Holland

Coakley v. Kreger, et al.                                                            Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, LLP, and
                                                                                                 STAR Insurance Company      

Gresham v. City of San Jose                                                      O'Brien & Kelleher, LLP

Dwivedi v. Corrie Development                                                  Veres Reed & Veres

Crane v. Brenlar Investments                                                    Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, LLP

Town of Woodside v. Bridgman                                                 McCracken, Byers & Haesloop, LLP

Mohsanian v. Mahalati                                                               Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth

ACACIA Bank v. Chan                                                                Law Offices of Cary L. Dictor

Great American Insurance Company v.                                     Ellison, Nielsen, Knibbs, Zehe & Antas, P.C.
Diablo Valley Masonry, Inc.

Besharati v. Marin County Public Works Department                Kesten, Colton, Bogaards & Brandt

Lombardini Residence                                                               Law Offices of Peter J. Zouras

Goodin v. Selig                                                                          Law Office of James R. Nicholas, Jr.

Tham v. Carona Engineers                                                        Peter Tham

Creekside Gardens Apartments                                                 JCM Partners, LLC
  •  Civil/Structural Engineering & Construction
  •  Consulting, Design & Damage Investigations
  •  Defects, Accidents & Failure Analysis
  •  Repair, Remediation & Seismic Retrofit
  •  Insurance/Legal Support & Expert Witness Services