Thomas A. Baker, Esq.
Mr. Baker practices in the Baltimore law firm of Thomas A. Baker, P.A., where he concentrates in the practice of construction industry litigation representing owners, contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and design professionals. He has served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Maryland and has served as chairman of the construction cases committee of the Litigation Section of the Maryland State Bar Association. He is also a member of the Construction Industry Panel of Arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association and is a graduate of Georgetown University Law School. He is included in The Best Lawyers in America in its 2004-2005 edition.

Richard E. Campbell, M.B.A., P.E.
Mr. Campbell is a principal at Pacific Construction Consultants, Inc. (PCCI) . He holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Grove City College and a Masters of Business Administration from Duquesne University. He specializes in the preparation, analysis and management of contract dispute issues for owners, contractors, law firms, architects, engineers and insurance companies. His practice includes providing technical scheduling and claim management support to public and private construction projects. Mr. Campbell provides expert testimony for arbitrations, depositions and litigations, and is currently a member of a Disputes Resolution Board for the LA Metro.

Lee Davis, Esq.
Mr. Davis is a partner in the law firm of Griffin, Cochrane and Marshall. He has over sixteen years of experience working for owners, engineers, architects, contractors and subcontractors. An honors graduate of Williams College and a member of Emory University's School of Law's Order of the Barristers, Mr. Davis has represented clients in arbitrations and both bench and jury trials in a number of states throughout the country, including one jury trial that lasted over seventy days. Mr. Davis has lectured on construction law and claim avoidance throughout the United States and abroad at the American Law Center in Moscow, Russia. He has also co-authored publications on construction law and claims avoidance.

Michael D. Dell'Isola, P.E., C.V.S.
Mr. Dell'Isola has over 30 years of construction experience. He has worked on over 300 major national and international projects in excess of $500,000,000. His experience includes educational, commercial, industrial and environmental projects. Mr. Dell'Isola has also served on Vice President Gore's National Performance Review to provide cost and value input to the team studying real estate and facility management.


Harry L. Griffin, Jr., Esq.
Mr. Griffin,'Buck', has practiced construction law for 35 years. He is a founding fellow and member of the American College of Construction Lawyers and is recognized as one of the nation's leaders in the field of construction disputes. He has tried cases for contractors, owners and others around the country and has recently become more active as a neutral arbitrator and mediator. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Duke Law School, where he served as Managing Editor of the Duke Law Journal. Mr. Griffin is the Senior Partner of Griffin, Cochrane & Marshall.

Michael J. Linehan, AIA
Michael Linehan is currently the Director of Architecture and Planning at the Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health. In this position and as Director of Facilities Management for the School since 1988, he has been responsible for the management and oversight of all programming, master planning, design, furnishing and construction activities during a period in which both the physical size and population of the School more than doubled.  Today it is both the oldest and largest School of Public health in the country with 2,000 students and approximately 1.2 million square feet. During the last 10 years, new construction totaled $105 million with an additional $30 million in renovations.

Before joining the University, Mr. Linehan was a partner for 13 years in the Baltimore architecture and planning firm, Verkerke, Boyles and Linehan. During this period, he was the principal in charge and design architect for a number of projects for higher education and institutional clients. These included, at Johns Hopkins University, the Space Telescope Science Institute and renovations and major additions to Homewood Student Housing; campus master planning and architecture for the first four academic buildings for the new campus of Capitol College in Laurel Maryland; a Teaching and Visitors Center for Shephard Pratt Hospital in Baltimore and new Student housing for the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California.

Mr. Linehan studied architecture and liberal arts at Notre Dame University and the University of Detroit where he received a Bachelor of Architecture professional degree in 1968. He maintains active architectural registrations in Michigan and Maryland and is a member of the American Institute of Architects and Construction Specification Institute.

Curtis Martin, Esq.
Mr. Martin is President of Construction Resolutions, LLC in Houston, Texas, where he provides risk management and dispute avoidance services to Contractors, Owners, and Designers. He blends experience as President of an ENR 400 construction firm with 20 years of construction litigation in private law practice to help people analyze project needs and proactively manage disputes. He is a graduate of Duke University and Harvard Law School.

Daniel V. Murphy, E.E.
Mr. Murphy, Executive Vice President of JMI Solutions, LLC has almost thirty years of experience in design, construction, and dispute resolution. He has worked on over $35 billion of projects. His experience includes building, environmental, transportation, power, process/industrial, shipbuilding, computer, and commercial projects. He is an expert in the areas of project management, contract management, cost engineering, and scheduling. Mr. Murphy is an accomplished lecturer, having provided seminars and in-house training on project management and dispute avoidance to international audiences and professional organizations, universities, equipment manufacturers, hotel owners, and public agencies.


Mark D. Petersen, Esq.
Mr. Petersen is a member of the Farella Braun & Martel law firm. He has worked extensively on construction matters and successfully defended construction managers, private owners, public agencies and contractors. Mr. Petersen holds a bachelor's degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and served as a nuclear engineer on a submarine with the US Navy. He obtained his J.D., cum laude, from Hastings College of Law, University of California in 1983, where he was Editor-in Chief of the Hastings International and Comparative Law Review.

Philip Sharpe R.A., DBIA, CSI
Mr. Sharpe is president and CEO of SHARPE Architecture, an architectural and interior design firm specializing in consulting on design-build projects. With over 14 years of design-build experience, Mr. Sharpe is well versed in the various ways that design-build is practiced. Drawing on this experience he has developed management plans for architectural project management as well as overall project management for design-build projects. With offices in Atlanta and Wilmington, NC, he has seen the fast proliferation of design-build in southeastern North Carolina and it's current emergence in the Atlanta market area. Mr. Sharpe has consulted with some of the top design-build/construction and development companies in the southeast to develop their international design-build programs and with building owners to develop performance-based design criteria. As a practicing architect he has designed and managed a broad range of project types with design-build or negotiated construction contracts. Mr. Sharpe is a founding director of the Design-Build Institute of America's Southeast Chapter and serves on DBIA's national Education and International committees.

Charles M. Sink, Esq.
Mr. Sink is a member of the Farella Braun & Martel law firm. Mr. Sink works extensively with local and national architectural firms, governmental entities, general contractors and subcontractors. He has represented plaintiffs and defendants in delay and extra work claims, breach of contract actions, design disputes and claims arising out of access for disabled persons. Mr. Sink has served as an arbitrator on approximately fifty construction claims in California and Nevada. He is an instructor for the American Arbitration Association, and was recently named its commercial arbitrator of the year for Northern California. Mr. Sink graduated cum laude from Harvard University, and received his JD from Hastings College of Law, University of California.

Sam Suhail, Ph.D., PE, PMP
Mr. Suhail is a principal at California CPM a consulting firm specializing in planning, developing and managing construction schedules. Mr. Suhail has over twenty years of professional scheduling experience. He is a recognized expert in the analysis of construction delays, impacts, productivity and efficiency claims. He has worked with general contractors, owners, consultants and subcontractors. He has also worked as a construction project manger and project controls engineer. Mr. Suhail has published several articles in a variety of professional journals.

David E. Zofko, PE
Mr. Zofko is a licensed professional engineer in multiple states with over thirty years of experience in the construction industry. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and has served as the City Engineer for the City of Niles, Ohio. He is currently the Chief Building Official in Trumbull County, Ohio. He was the owner and managing director of his own general construction firm which was involved in both national and international projects. He has served as an expert witness in a number of engineering and construction disputes and lectured on a variety of construction topics throughout the country. He has prepared, filed and successfully negotiated numerous construction claims for various clients.