Environmental Protection Expert Witnesses

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Environmental protection expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including environmental law, conservation biology, environmental engineering, public health, and climate change. Some of the most common specialties among these expert witnesses also include hazardous waste management, air quality analysis, water pollution control, soil contamination remediation, and wildlife conservation. They can opine on the effects of industrial pollution, deforestation, impacts of climate change, biodiversity loss, and enforcement of environmental policy.

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David Allen Galbraith, MDView profile

ID: 365121

Dr. David Allen Galbraith, MD

Dr. David Galbraith has over 30 years of experience in the field of Occupational Health and Safety and Health Risk Assessment. He earned his BS in Chemistry from Stanford University and his MD from Yale School of Medicine. He then went on to a residency at the University of Washington Medical Center and then Swedish Medical Center. Formerly, this expert held roles as the Associate Director at...

Environmental Consulting Expert Witness | OhioView profile


Environmental Consulting Expert Witness | Ohio

This expert is highly qualified in the fields of environmental protection and assessment, geology, and geochemistry. He earned a BA from Indiana University in Geology and is certified by the American Institute of Professional Geologists, and has been certified by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency as an environmental professional. He has completed extensive training and research in the...

Nathan Andrew Epler, PG, PhDView profile

ID: 6208272

Dr. Nathan Andrew Epler, PG, PhD

Dr. Nathan A. Epler has over 32 years of experience in the field of Hydrogeology. He earned his BS in Geology from CUNY Queens College. He then earned his MS in Geology and his Ph.D. in Geochemistry from Stony Brook University. Today, he is a Licensed Professional Geologist in the state of New York. Formerly, he served as a Hydrogeologist with the United States Geological Survey. Currently, he...

Environmental Toxicology Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Environmental Toxicology Expert Witness | California

This highly qualified environmental toxicologist specializing in mechanisms of action of dioxins and dioxin-like chemicals. After earned his PhD in Toxicology, this expert went on to hold numerous research roles, most notably at UC Davis. He is prominent in literature and as a presenter in the space. Currently, this expert is an Environmental Toxicology Research Scientist at a university in...

Bruce E Dumdei, PhDView profile

ID: 6733998

Dr. Bruce E Dumdei, PhD

Dr. Bruce E. Dumdei has 37 years of experience in Civil Engineering and Environmental. He earned his BA in Chemistry from St. Olaf College and his Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Resources and Chemistry from Portland State University. Formerly, this expert served as an Air Quality Manager of the Central Region at AECOM and the Executive Vice President of Training at Atlas. Currently, this...

EHS / Industrial Hygiene Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


EHS / Industrial Hygiene Expert Witness | California

This expert has over 40 years of experience in the occupational health and safety field. He received his BS from Oakland University and MPH in Environmental Health from the University of Michigan. He has been certified by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene in the comprehensive practice of industrial hygiene since 1980. He is also certified by the State of California, Division of...

Carla Turner Kagel, PhDView profile

ID: 6805383

Dr. Carla Turner Kagel, PhD

Dr. Carla T. Kagel has 40 years of experience in Analytical Chemistry and Consumer Product Testing and Analysis. She earned her BS in Biochemistry from Clemson University and her Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Idaho. Formerly, she served as the Director of Analytical Services at the Environmental Research Group and at Woodward-Clyde Consultants as a Senior Project Chemist,...

Toxicology  Industrial Hygiene and Ergonomics Expert Witness | New YorkView profile


Toxicology Industrial Hygiene and Ergonomics Expert Witness | New York

This expert received her doctorate from the University of Michigan and worked as an environmental toxicologist for Syracuse Research Corporation, where she did quantitative human health risk assessment for the EPA on a variety of substances including solvents, pesticides and metals. As a certified industrial hygienist, certified professional ergonomist and environmental scientist she continues to...

Runsheng YinView profile

ID: 15754

Prof. Runsheng Yin

This expert earned his BS in forestry from Shanxi Agricultural University, his MS in forest resource economics at Beijing Forestry University, and his PhD in forest resource economics from the University of Georgia. His research interests fall into two broad categories – international forestry and forest business management. Included in the former are the impact of economic reform on forestry...

Environmental Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Environmental Expert Witness | California

For over 25 years, this expert has specialized in environmental risk management and insurance, including cost-of-risk evaluations, insurance underwriting, policy development, claims support & expert testimony, and development and evaluation of solutions for funding and transferring environmental risks. He has deep expertise in environmental insurance underwriting, and works with clients to...

Stephen BuckinghamView profile

ID: 17257

Mr. Stephen Buckingham

This highly-qualified expert has over 21 years of experience in the plastics recycling and processing industry. He earned his BS in chemistry from Clemson University and his MBA in international business from the University of South Carolina. Formerly, he has held numerous roles at New Horizons Plastics Recycling including director of planning, vice president of sales and customer relations,...

Marc MorganView profile

ID: 18769

Mr. Marc Morgan

This highly qualified expert has over 25 years of experience in the realm of solid waste and recycling. He earned his BA in environmental studies from Kenne State University and is a certified solid waste and incinerator operator. Additionally, this expert received his certificate in technical ability from the Maine Composting School and his manager of landfill operations (MOLO) from the Solid...

Blair LeisureView profile

ID: 20765

Ms. Blair Leisure

This expert obtained her BA from the University of Colorado and her MS from Yale University. Since then, she has held various roles, one as a biological technician at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. She was also a wildlife biology and parks management specialist and professor of wildlife biology and parks management for the U.S. Peace Corps. After, she held the role as a wetland and wildlife...

Michael CoxView profile

ID: 20894

Mr. Michael Cox

This highly-qualified expert has over 15 years of experience in military leadership, with over a decade of those years in environmental practice and safety experience. This expert has received his MS in Exercise Physiology from Eastern Michigan University and his MS in Public Health from Tulane. He is a certified industrial hygienist, safety professional, and Michigan professional emergency...

Steven GarberView profile

ID: 22717

Dr. Steven Garber

This highly qualified expert received his BS from Cornell University, his MA from the University of Arkansas, MBA from New York University, and his PhD from Rutgers University. He is a certified environmental compliance officer and has a vast amount of experience in the environmental sector. He is a former airport wildlife biologist at John F. Kennedy International Airport, dean of Embry-Riddle...

Melody WernerView profile

ID: 25119

Dr. Melody Werner

This expert has over 20 years of experience in Title IX administration and compliance. She earned her BS, MA and Ed.D from Eastern Michigan University. She is a member of the NCAA Research Review Board and previously served as the Senior Associate Director of athletics and administration at Eastern Michigan University. In this capacity, she served as a university Title IX Deputy and supervised 11...

David GormanView profile

ID: 25657

Mr. David Gorman

This expert received his BSCE from Ohio State University and his BSGS from Kent State University. He's a member of various organizations in his field including the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Wetlands Conservancy, and the Society for Ecological Restoration. He formerly held a role as a hydraulic engineer at the United States Army Corps of Engineers. He was also a storm drainage...

Mark LissView profile

ID: 29977

Mr. Mark Liss

This highly qualified expert has over 15 years of experience in contracted snow removal. He earned his BS in business administration from Olivet College and as the former owner of M&J Irrigation. Currently, he is the operations manager of a landscaping and snow removal company, where he has served since 2003.

Linda Hooper BùiView profile

ID: 31576

Prof. Linda Hooper Bùi

This expert earned a BS in biology from California State University, Long Beach, and went on to earn a MS and PhD in entomology at the University of California Riverside. She joined Louisiana State University as an assistant professor with the department of entomology, and began her as a "fire ant entomologist". Following Hurricane Katrina, she broadened her research, and for the past decade has...

Samuel PierceView profile

ID: 31938

Dr. Samuel Pierce

This expert received his BS from the University of Southern Mississippi and his MS and PhD from the University of Memphis. He's a member of various organizations including the Society of Wetland Scientists, the International Phytotechnology Society, and the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. He was formerly a research associate at the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and...

Environmental Protection Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of an environmental protection expert witness in a legal case?

An environmental protection expert witness provides specialized knowledge on environmental laws, regulations, and standards. They can offer insights on issues like pollution, conservation, and waste management.

What types of cases might require an environmental protection expert witness?

Cases involving alleged violations of environmental laws, disputes over land use, personal injury claims related to environmental hazards, or corporate litigation over environmental impact may need such experts.

Can an environmental protection expert witness help with cases related to climate change?

Yes, these experts can provide valuable insights into the science behind climate change and its potential impacts, which can be crucial in cases related to climate change litigation.

Are there subspecialties within the field of environmental protection that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes, some experts may specialize in areas like air quality, water quality, soil contamination, hazardous waste management, or wildlife conservation.

How can an environmental protection expert witness assist in a case involving industrial pollution?

They can assess the extent of pollution caused by industrial activities, evaluate compliance with environmental regulations, and estimate the cost of remediation efforts.

How does Expert Institute select its Environmental Protection expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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