Mike D’Onofrio is a founding shareholder of CPMI and a recognized authority in the analysis and resolution of the most challenging construction disputes. His technical knowledge makes him a highly sought-after expert witness who has provided testimony before federal and lower courts, boards of contract appeal, and alternative dispute resolution panels.
Mike’s more than 35 years of experience includes engineering, project management, and project controls. He specializes in the use of critical path method (CPM) scheduling, productivity/inefficiency, and learning-curve theories, and the line-of-balance technique. He has evaluated construction disputes that run the gamut—from delay, disruption and termination to differing site conditions and suspension—on a vast array of complex projects in the United States and abroad. Mike frequently offers his expertise on high-profile projects, including the Daewoo 53-mile roadway construction in the Republic of Palau. Other clients include national law firms, private owners, design professionals, and contractors.
Mike is the co-author of Avoiding & Resolving Construction Claims, published by R.S. Means Company, and the author of numerous technical papers and chapters. He lectures at seminars and professional conferences and has been engaged in the professional debate over the AACE International Recommended Practice for Forensic Schedule Analysis. In addition, Mike recently explored the method of location-based scheduling as it pertains to his experience with scheduling and delay analysis.
- ◾Drexel University, M.S., Engineering Management
- ◾Drexel University, B.S., Civil Engineering
- ◾Professional Engineer: New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia
- ◾AACE International
- ◾American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry
- ◾American Society of Civil Engineers
- ◾Construction Management Association of America
- ◾Project Management Institute, Scheduling Community of Practice