Expert Witness Biography
Kevin Gorman is a Civil Engineer with nearly 20 years of professional experience involving roadway, infrastructure, and heavy construction. His background includes the construction, inspection, maintenance, and failure analysis of Federal, State, and Municipal projects from the perspectives of an engineering consultant, State DOT engineer, and construction manager. Kevin applies his expertise to forensic casework involving injuries and financial claims related to the performance and construction of transportation and other infrastructure systems.
For over 14 years Kevin worked as an engineer and construction manager for a consulting engineering firm that served State DOT and private sector clients. In this role, Kevin worked on a broad range of projects, including: new and replacement bridge construction with steel, pre-stressed concrete and post-tensioned concrete beams; asphalt and concrete roadway reconstruction and paving; and full intersection realignments. These projects also included guide rail replacement; drainage improvements; signage and roadway markings; roadway lighting; curb, sidewalk, and ADA ramp construction; phased construction; and temporary traffic control and traffic signal installation. Earlier in his career Kevin worked for several years as an engineer at PennDot, where he performed testing on paving materials, oversaw roadway maintenance, and managed highway design projects.
In addition to his broad engineering experience, Kevin also has nearly 10 years of professional experience as a police officer. During this time, Kevin investigated countless motor vehicle accidents; he brings this experience and understanding of motor vehicle crash incidents to his investigation of infrastructure systems. As a certified Accident Reconstructionist and Professional Engineer, Kevin has unique insight into the role of transportation systems in the cause of vehicle crashes and pedestrian incidents.
Kevin is a professional engineer licensed in Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah, and Virginia. He earned his bachelor of science in Civil Engineering from Cornell University and later earned his Master of Science, with a focus on Criminal Justice from Nova Southeastern University. Kevin is a member of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), and in 2009 earned CMAA’s certification as a Certified Construction Manager (CCM).