Contact Richard E.
Primary Practice Areas, Services & Industries
- Construction Cost & Schedule Analysis; Commercial Disputes; Insurance; Investigations
- Damage Analysis; Forensic Accounting; Claim Preparation
- Power/Utilities; Oil/Gas/Coal; Steel; Metals
- MS, Industrial Administration (MBA), Carnegie Mellon University
- BS, Mechanical Engineering, Grove City College
Richard E. DuCarme
Mr. DuCarme has more than thirty years of experience involving consulting on damages assessments, forensic accounting, financial analysis and investigatory work. Mr. DuCarme has provided expert testimony in federal court, state court, and arbitration matters. He was a guest lecturer in the area of forensic accounting, damages, and business investigations at Grove City College.
Areas of Expertise
Mr. DuCarme’s consulting experience includes developing affirmative damage claims or rebutting claims prepared by others. He has assessed economic losses and valuation issues on numerous matters including: disputed construction projects; breached contracts, leases, warranties and representations; terminated contracts; failed products/product liability; partnership disputes; infringement of intellectual property; eminent domain proceedings; business interruption matters; environmental disputes; and fraud investigations. Amounts in disputes have been in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
Mr. DuCarme’s construction experience has included stadiums, power plants, steel facilities, manufacturing plants, water treatment plants, pharmaceutical plants, hospitals, hotels, courthouses, commercial buildings, elevated rail lines, gas processing plants, coke ovens, schools, military buildings, the border wall, and others. On these projects, Mr. DuCarme has developed and or rebutted requests for equitable adjustments and or claims for owners, contractors and sureties.
Mr. DuCarme has provided consulting assistance to publicly and privately held companies, governments, sureties, and law firms. He has performed his consulting work in a number of industries including construction, chemicals, manufacturing, coal, gas, electrical generation, environmental, glass, automotive parts, building materials, medical products, food products, and steel, among others.