Dispute Resolution SOCOTEC

Andrew PRATHER

Andrew-PRATHER

Dispute Resolution & Project Advisory Expert

Andrew PRATHER

ABOUT

Andrew Prather has over 15 years of experience in construction management and engineering-related consulting. Mr. Prather assists clients on construction and project management assignments, claims analysis and preparation, and litigation services. Mr. Prather specializes in the estimating and analysis of project costs on a wide variety of projects in varied industry sectors. He has performed hundreds of cost estimates for project owners, engineers, and contractors throughout the United States. In addition, Mr. Prather has considerable experience assessing damages and losses following disasters. His professional experience prior to SOCOTEC includes construction management fieldwork and design experience in residential and commercial construction. He also prepared technical reports and oral presentations detailing the embodiment, system testing, performance, and patents associated with design. Mr. Prather holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University.

ABOUT

Andrew Prather has over 15 years of experience in construction management and engineering-related consulting. Mr. Prather assists clients on construction and project management assignments, claims analysis and preparation, and litigation services. Mr. Prather specializes in the estimating and analysis of project costs on a wide variety of projects in varied industry sectors. He has performed hundreds of cost estimates for project owners, engineers, and contractors throughout the United States. In addition, Mr. Prather has considerable experience assessing damages and losses following disasters. His professional experience prior to SOCOTEC includes construction management fieldwork and design experience in residential and commercial construction. He also prepared technical reports and oral presentations detailing the embodiment, system testing, performance, and patents associated with design. Mr. Prather holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University.

Professional Experience & Qualifications

15+ YEARS WITH FIRM | 15+ YEARS IN INDUSTRY

SOCOTEC
2022 – Present | Senior Managing Director

Synergen Consulting International, LLC - a SOCOTEC Company
2006 – 2021 | Vice President

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering – Texas A&M University – 2006

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Project Advisory
  • Preparation & Evaluation of Claims
  • Construction & Project Management
  • Cost Analysis and Reporting
  • Cost Estimation / Cost Impact
  • Disaster Damages Calculation & Assessment
  • Technical Report Writing

ABA Forum in Construction Law

  • 2006 – New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 2008 – Palm Springs, California
  • 2016 – San Francisco, California


State Bar of Texas – Construction Law Forum

  • 2006 – Houston, Texas
  • 2006 – Austin, Texas
  • 2007 - 2011 – San Antonio, Texas
  • 2014 – San Antonio, Texas
  • 2017 - 2019 – San Antonio, Texas

  • Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE International)
  • Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
  • Texas State Bar – Construction Law Section

  • Architectural Engineer
  • Defect Analysis
  • Restoration / Repair
  • Structure Review / Design
  • Building Envelope
  • Forensic Evaluation
  • Structural
  • Material Related Building Problems
  • Construction Workmanship
  • Disaster Recovery

Expert Accordion Background

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

 

COMMERCIAL

• FedEx Facility
Schertz, Texas

• HEB Grocery Project
Clearlake, Texas

• Legacy Drive Project
Dallas, Texas

• Private Mini-storage Projects
United States

• San Marcos Convention Center
San Marcos, Texas

• Southern Sound
Houston, Texas

• Spring Center
Houston, Texas

• The Concrete Cowboy
Houston, Texas

• Villages at Langham Creek
Houston, Texas

• Whole Foods Project
Houston, Texas

CONDOMINIUMS

• Adesso Condominiums
Columbia, South Carolina

• Crestview Condominiums 
Austin, Texas

• Gateway to the Grove Condominiums
Miami, Florida

• Gotham Lofts
Houston, Texas

• Metropolis Condominiums
Las Vegas, Nevada

• Nordica Condominiums
Miami, Florida

• Parkside at Northtown Condominiums
Austin, Texas

• Pierce Street Flats Condominiums
Houston, Texas

• Renoir Lofts
Houston, Texas

• Senator Harry Reid Senior Community Project
Las Vegas, Nevada

• The Bellaire Condominiums
Houston, Texas

• The Serento Condominiums
Houston, Texas

• Venue Museum District Project
Houston, Texas

• Villas at Sonoma Verde Condominiums
San Antonio, Texas

 

CULTURAL / ENTERTAINMENT / SPORTS

• Long Center for the Performing Arts
Austin, Texas

• Ringling Museum of Art – Florida State University
Sarasota, Florida

• Toyota Center
Houston, Texas

DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

• Ridgewood Apartments
Port Neches, Texas

• Saulet New Orleans Project
New Orleans, Louisiana

• Wingate Towers Development Project
Washington, DC

EDUCATIONAL

• Bastian Elementary School
Houston, Texas

• Episcopal High School
Houston, Texas

• Sulphur Springs ISD
Sulphur Springs, Texas

• Texas Southern University Project
Houston, Texas

• Texas State University Project
San Marcos, Texas

• UT San Antonio Academic Building III
San Antonio, Texas

• William Marsh Rice University
Houston, Texas

HEALTHCARE

• BRAC Primary Health Clinic
San Antonio, Texas

• Christus St. Francis Hospital
LaFayette, Louisiana

• Darnall Army Medical Center
Fort Hood, Texas

• MD Anderson Emergency Center Project
Houston, Texas

• MD Anderson Infrastructure Project
Houston, Texas

• Memorial Herman Projects
Houston, Texas

INDUSTRIAL

• Nickel Processing Facility Utility Modules
Corpus Christi, Texas

• Recovery Heat Power Project
Lake Charles, Louisiana

INFRASTRUCTURE / PUBLIC WORKS

• Aldine Westfield Reconstruction Project
Houston, Texas

• President George Bush Turnpike Project
Dallas, Texas

• San Benito Water Treatment Plant
San Benito, Texas

• South Austin Wastewater Treatment Plant Project
Austin, Texas

• Texas State Highway 130 Project
Austin, Texas

INSTITUTIONAL / GOVERNMENTAL

• Base Galveston USCG Project
Galveston, Texas

• Guadalupe County Jail
Seguin, Texas

• Juvenile Justice Center
Houston, Texas

• New Orleans Housing Authority
New Orleans, Louisiana

• Portland City Police Station
Portland, Texas

• US Post Office and Courthouse Project
Little Rock, Arkansas

MIXED-USE

• Burnet Flats
Austin, Texas

• Gibson Residences
Austin, Texas

MULTI-FAMILY / TOWNHOMES

• Briarhill Townhomes
Plano, Texas

• Brodie Heights
Austin, Texas

• Cat Hollow Townhome Community
Austin, Texas

• Commons at Avery Ranch Townhomes
Austin, Texas

• Cyprus Creek Townhomes
Cedar Park, Texas

• Laurel Crossing Townhomes
Houston, Texas

• Rockbrook Place Townhomes
Lewisville, Texas

• Scofield Villas
Austin, Texas

• Stonegate Commons
Austin, Texas

• Stoneleigh Place Townhomes
McKinney, Texas

• Versante Champions Townhomes
Houston, Texas

OIL & GAS

• Aban VII Project
Houston, Texas

• Battleground Oil Specialty Terminal Company
La Porte, Texas

• Blind Faith Project
Verdal, Norway

• Devil’s Tower Project
Gulf of Mexico

• Enterprise FPSO
Houston, Texas

• Enterprise P/P Splitter IV Project
Houston, Texas

• EXL-I Drilling Rig Project
Singapore

• GSF Jack Ryan
Houston, Texas

• Gulf Coast Steam Methane Reformer Project
La Porte, Texas

• Jubilee FPSO
Singapore

• Lake Erie Biofuels Facility
Lake Erie, Pennsylvania

• Lube Oil Hydrocracker Project
Westlake, Louisiana

• Meeker Gas Plant
Meeker, Colorado

• Methyl Acrylate Project
Clearlake City, Texas

• Mt. Belview Facility 
Mt. Belview, Texas

• Norco Louisiana Refinery
Norco, Louisiana

• Petrojet Construction
Cairo, Egypt

• Tarzan IV Jack-Up Drilling Rig
Orange, Texas

• Thunder Hawk Project
Gulf of Mexico

• Used Oil Regeneration Facility
Casa Grande, Arizona

• Yabucoa Asbestos Abatement Project
San Juan, Puerto Rico

PIPELINE


• Strauss Pipeline Project
El Paso, Texas

POWER / ENERGY

• Sandy Creek Energy Station
Riesel, Texas

TRANSPORTATION

• Articulated Tug and Barge Ocean Bulk Carriers
Orange, Texas

• Kansas City Southern – Victoria Rail Project
Victoria, Texas

• Kansas City Southern – Wylie Project
Wylie, Texas 

• Metro Kashmere Bus Terminal Facility
Houston, Texas

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