BARRY B. BRAMBLE
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077
Barry Bramble is an experienced international claims consultant and attorney who has handled complex claims, litigation, and contract disputes, working to resolve them. He has also prepared detailed claims submissions for complex disputes, provided expert witness testimony, authored reports on claims assessments and studies, and evaluated large claims of various types and issues. He has assisted numerous clients in resolving contract disputes in legal proceedings, arbitration, mediation, and alternative dispute resolution forums in the United States and internationally. His experience covers numerous complex projects such as energy, oil & gas, airports, transit systems, software disputes, buildings, infrastructure projects, educational facilities, government projects, high-rise offices, water and wastewater facilities, multi-family residential buildings, justice facilities, entertainment and gaming facilities throughout the United States and internationally. Issues included schedule analysis, delays, disruption, cost overruns, design errors & omissions, default termination, acceleration, labor productivity losses, cost damages, and other contract disputes.
Oct 2010 to Present
Barry B. Bramble Attorney-At-Law
Specialized practice in construction law, contract risk management and contract claims consulting. Clients include private owners, contractors, public owners and specialty contractors.
Oct 2009 to Oct 2010
Responsible for the North American consulting practice in risk assessment, claims management, dispute resolution, arbitration support, pre-construction services and contract claims on oil & gas projects and other construction projects. Supervised and managed a staff of professional and support personnel; responsible for regional profit & loss; established and maintained budgets; responsible for the development of new clients and on-going assignments with existing clients; provided expert written reports for arbitration; served as arbitrator on contract disputes; identified new business opportunities; developed and implemented marketing strategies for the expansion of services to new areas of practice.
Jan 2007 to Jul 2009
Vice President, Construction Claims
Responsible for the development, management and performance of professional consulting services in risk assessment, claims management, dispute resolution, and litigation support on construction projects in the United States and Internationally on a variety of project types, contracting approaches and delivery methods. Managed a diverse professional staff on a project by project basis. Responsible for the professional development of junior staff. Identified new business opportunities and developed new clients, and follow-on assignments from past and existing clients.
Aug 2002 to Dec 2006
Vice President, United States
Responsible for the growth and development of the claims consulting practice in the United States for this established international professional consulting firm. Developed consulting assignments in risk assessment, litigation support, contract administration and claims resolution on several large-scale infrastructure programs as well as large construction projects. Performed complex analyses, authored expert reports and provided expert testimony in litigation, arbitration and alternate dispute resolution forums (such as mediation). Responsible for profit & loss of consulting practice, and development of new business opportunities and marketing strategies to grow the North American consulting business.
Jan 2002 to Jul 2002
Greyhawk North America
Responsible for the analysis and presentation of expert reports and related services in construction claims management and contract dispute resolution assignments. Supervised and managed various professional teams in the performance of consulting assignments. Identified and developed new business opportunities in this specialized practice area.
Jun 1999 to Dec 2001
Senior Project Manager
Cherry Hill, NJ
Provided on-site services and consulting services for contract claims resolution and project management assignments. Supervised and managed teams of professionals performing consulting services. Identified and developed new business opportunities, new clients and follow-on assignments from past clients and contacts. Responsible for project profit & loss, and regional budgets.
Jan 1998 to May 1999
Director of Marketing
Mount Holly, NJ
Responsible for the identifying, developing and finalizing service agreements and contracts for claims consulting, project management and litigation support for an established consulting firm during the transition of executive management within the firm.
Oct 1986 to Dec 1997
Vice President and Division Counsel
Day & Zimmermann, Inc./MDC Systems Division
Responsible for the identification of new business opportunities, development of new clients and assignment and negotiation of contracts for long-term professional services in claims management, project management and litigation support with public and private owners, attorneys, contractors, insurance and financial institutions. Also responsible for legal matters such as the commercial terms, risk management and contract finalization for the construction services division.
Jul 1978 to Sep 1986
General Counsel and Senior Consultant
Mount Holly, NJ
Responsible for the development of business opportunities in claims management, litigation support consulting and project management. As Senior Consultant was responsible for the analysis of claims, presentation of expert opinion reports and presentation of expert opinions on various contract claims and disputes. As General Counsel was responsible for various legal matters such as corporate litigation, compliance, contract terms and management of outside counsel.
Rutgers University School of Law
B.A. Political Science Juris Doctor
• Pennsylvania Bar, 28181
• New Jersey Bar
• American Arbitration Association, Construction Industry Panel
• Construction Delay Claims, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 4th Edition, 2010; 1st Edition, 1987; 2nd Edition, 1992; 3rd Edition, 2000.
• Discovery in Construction Litigation, LEXISNEXIS, 4th Edition, 2003; 1st Edition, 1983; 2nd Edition, 1987; 3rd Edition, 1994.
• Design-Build Risk and Claims, Aspen Law & Business, 1999.
• Avoiding and Resolving Construction Claims, R.S. Means, 1990.
• Arbitration of Construction Disputes, Wiley Law Publications, 1990.
• Construction Litigation: Trial Strategies and Techniques, 1989, Wiley Law Publications, 1989.