Construction Consulting
& Litigation Support

For over 30 years, Ted has provided litigation and claims dispute consulting and/or expert witness services for a wide range of construction related disputes.

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Ted has a long history of Construction Management and offers consulting services for Owner Representation that will ensure successful project execution.

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Ted provides training for construction managers, contractors, attorneys, and expert witnesses, and is a frequent presenter at industry conferences.

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Experience, your best solution

the culmination of over 45 years in the construction industry

Ted Bumgardner’s passion for all aspects of construction and his extensive experience as a contractor, sub-contractor, construction manager, teacher, and consultant are focused on making complex issues simple so non-technical decision makers, like triers of fact, can make informed decisions.


times retained as expert


times providing testimony under oath


times testified before a trier of fact

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Proven Expertise

GC Standard
of Care

Having been in construction for over 45 years and a California licensed general contractor since 1999, my most common designation is for GC Standard of Care.

CM Standard
of Care

Ted has been the license holder and VP of a top 50 CM firm, developed and taught full semester graduate level course in Construction Management at SDSU, and Founder and Owner of a San Diego Based CM firm. Frequently designated on CM Standard of Care.


Ted is commonly designated in assignments involving the determination of cost of repair, cost of construction, property loss evaluation and costs related to inverse condemnation.


Change order disputes, contractor termination, payment disputes and disputes over scope of work are common assignments for Ted who  provides perspective based on his many years of experience as contractor, CM, Owner’s Representative, subcontractor, consultant, and expert witness.

Delay and
Delay Damages

Perhaps the most complex of construction litigation assignments, Ted has substantial experience in delay analysis and construction delay issues, but most importantly he specializes in making these issues simple for non-technical triers of fact to make informed decisions. 

Finding the
Right Expert

Having been an active testifying expert for over 30 years, past president of the San Diego chapter of the Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA), FEWA National board member, and board member of the Forensic Consultants Association Ted is always happy to help attorneys find the right technical expert for their case and never charges for that service.