David J. Fernandez, AIA

David J. Fernandez AIA

Architecture, Construction & Premises Safety Expert

David Fernandez is an architect and construction professional with over 30 years of diverse experience. His career, prior to joining Robson Forensic, included a wide spectrum of projects from new construction of residential, commercial, and institutional properties, to the renovation and repositioning of existing structures. Dave applies his expertise to forensic casework involving premises liability disputes, construction defect claims, and project management.

As a registered architect, Dave is qualified to address the practical aspects of building design, construction, and life safety within the widely varied and sometimes complex building environment. He has worked on projects across the US; from Boston, to Miami, to California. His experience working in such a broad range of locales has granted him unique insight to the discrete requirements for performing construction work in urban and suburban areas with consideration for widely varying environmental and seismic factors. In his most recent role, Dave was responsible for code review and review of design options for commercial interior projects and municipal projects. He has also served as Project Manager on the design and construction of restaurants, hotels, and the conversion of existing subway stations into spaces for community use.

Dave conducts forensic casework throughout the West Coast. He is a registered architect in California and a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). He earned his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Houston in 1986.