Peter J. Leiss, P.E., C.F.E.I., C.V.F.I.

Peter J. Leiss P.E., C.F.E.I., C.V.F.I.

Automotive Engineer & Crash Expert

Pete is an expert in vehicle engineering and crash reconstruction. He commonly investigates and testifies in matters pertaining to vehicle crashworthiness, vehicle performance/handling dynamics, and crash reconstruction.

As a vehicle engineer with Dodge, Pete was involved in the entire lifecycle of vehicle design and manufacture. He designed and engineered systems for concept vehicles, tuned and validated systems on prototype vehicles, resolved manufacturing issues during production, and made improvements to enhance vehicle quality and safety after the start of manufacture.

Outside of the office, Pete is active in restoring classic cars and building/maintaining vehicles for personal and motorsports use. He has been “restomodifying” an older vehicle with modern suspension, brakes, interior, and powertrain. He has also participated in track days and helped to build and campaign a race car in the National Auto Sport Association, American Iron Series.

Pete is a licensed Professional Engineer and member of the Society of Automotive Engineers and ASME. He has been qualified as an expert in vehicle engineering, crashworthiness, vehicle repair, and accident reconstruction, in State and Federal courts.

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