Dispute Resolution SOCOTEC

Denny LEE

Denny-LEE

Dispute Resolution & Project Advisory Expert

Denny LEE

ABOUT

Mr. Lee serves as Senior Principal of SOCOTEC, and specializes in economic damages analysis, accounting fact-finding and schedule  analyses on construction contract disputes and on commercial claims matters.  Mr. Lee provides to his clients the knowledge and experience gained from working for a major civil contractor.  From his education, training and experience as a consultant, he brings a thorough understanding of accepted accounting practices, as well as the normal standard practices, processes and procedures used in the engineering, construction and manufacturing industries. In addition, Mr. Lee provides construction management expertise gained from managing a wide variety of projects including heavy industrial, mechanical, pipeline and civil construction. 
 
Mr. Lee currently provides to clients services that include construction advisory, schedule analyses, construction and program management, productivity 
analyses, financial and accounting analyses, contract damages  and commerical damages. Professional Experience 

  • Mr. Lee provided expert witness testimony on matters including project delays, disruption, labor and equipment inefficiencies, cost estimates, bids and budgets, actual costs, and damages. 
  • Mr. Lee has provided project advisory services as well as project and construction management services on troubled projects to complete construction and to mitigate delays and economic damages.   
  • Mr. Lee has performed fact-finding and responsibility assessments for delay, disruption and acceleration, and the resulting cost overruns on complex contracts. He has performed these assessments on projects in all industry sectors including commercial, institutional, environmental, heavy civil, highway and bridge, industrial and government contracts. 

ABOUT

Mr. Lee serves as Senior Principal of SOCOTEC, and specializes in economic damages analysis, accounting fact-finding and schedule  analyses on construction contract disputes and on commercial claims matters.  Mr. Lee provides to his clients the knowledge and experience gained from working for a major civil contractor.  From his education, training and experience as a consultant, he brings a thorough understanding of accepted accounting practices, as well as the normal standard practices, processes and procedures used in the engineering, construction and manufacturing industries. In addition, Mr. Lee provides construction management expertise gained from managing a wide variety of projects including heavy industrial, mechanical, pipeline and civil construction. 
 
Mr. Lee currently provides to clients services that include construction advisory, schedule analyses, construction and program management, productivity 
analyses, financial and accounting analyses, contract damages  and commerical damages. Professional Experience 

  • Mr. Lee provided expert witness testimony on matters including project delays, disruption, labor and equipment inefficiencies, cost estimates, bids and budgets, actual costs, and damages. 
  • Mr. Lee has provided project advisory services as well as project and construction management services on troubled projects to complete construction and to mitigate delays and economic damages.   
  • Mr. Lee has performed fact-finding and responsibility assessments for delay, disruption and acceleration, and the resulting cost overruns on complex contracts. He has performed these assessments on projects in all industry sectors including commercial, institutional, environmental, heavy civil, highway and bridge, industrial and government contracts. 

Professional Experience & Qualifications

15+ Years with Firm | 20+ Years in Industry

SOCOTEC
2022 to Present | Senior Principal

C2G International, LLC (formerly Criterium Group, LLC) - a SOCOTEC Company
2004 to 2021 | Principal

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (Tucker Alan, Inc.)
2000 to 2004 | Manager

ARB, Inc.
1994 to 2000 | Project Management

  • Bachelor of Arts Business Administration, Emphasis in Accounting - California State University of Fullerton

  • Construction Management Association of America

Mr. Lee has presented on the following topic related to forensic analyses and management of complex
projects.

  • Guest Lecturer – AMEC/Foster Wheeler, Irvine, California: Topic “Managing Critical Project Challenges – Construction Management Best Practices”
  • Guest Lecturer – Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter, San Diego, California: Topic “How to Prove and Recover Your Losses – Change Orders and Claims”
  • Guest Lecturer – The State Bar of California, Los Angeles Chapter, Los Angeles, California: Topic “Why Do So Many Construction Projects Go Over Budget?”
  • Guest Lecturer – Associated General Contractors of America, Orange County Chapter, Irvine, California: Topic “Managing the Claim Process”

Expert Accordion Background

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

 

Formal Testimony Experience 

-LAVC Valley Cultural Center, Van Nuys, California - Arbitration 
-Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Deposition and Arbitration 
-I-25/ILEX Street UPRR Design Build Project, Pueblo, Colorado - Deposition 
-Northeast Anthony Henday Loop Road, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada – Arbitration 
-Patton State Hospital New Main Kitchen, San Bernadino, California - Deposition 
-Dining Facility and Administration Building, Monterey, California – Deposition and Jury Trial 
-45 Bed Acute Care Facility, Chino, California - Deposition 
-New Army Reserve Center (Electrical Sub), Las Vegas, Nevada – Deposition and Bench Trial 
-First Street Trunk Line Project, Los Angeles County, California - Deposition 
-St. John’s Hospital and Health Center (Electrical Sub), Santa Monica, California - Deposition 

Mediations 


-Armstrong Trunk Sewer, Irvine, California - Mediation 
-Arundel Barranca Chanel Improvements, Ventura County, California - Mediation 
-Bell Gardens High School Classroom Addition (Low Voltage Sub), Montebello, California - Mediation 
-Bell Gardens Intermediate School, Bldg. 050 (Low Voltage Sub), Montebello, California – Mediation 
-California State University, Dominguez Hills, Los Angeles, California – Mediation 
-City of Long Beach – Long Beach ATCS Integration (Traffic Signals), Long Beach, California - Mediation 
-City of Los Angeles – Platt Ranch ATSAC (Traffic Signals), Los Angeles, California - Mediation 
-City Place, Los Angeles California – Mediation 
-GIB at Presidio, Monterey, California  - Mediation

-Harry Tracy Water Treatment Plant Long Term Improvements (Electrical Sub and Kiewit) – San 
Bruno, California – Mediation 
-Horse Creek Ranch Rd. – San Marcos, California – Mediation 
-I-25/ILEX Street UPRR Design Build Project – Pueblo, Colorado - Mediation 
-LAVC Valley Cultural Center – Los Angeles, California - Mediation 
-Lee Private Residence, Rancho Palos Verde, California – Mediation 
-Mesa College Student Services Center, San Diego, California – Mediation 
-National City Aquatic Center, National City, California – Mediation 
-Palomar College Humanities Building, San Marco, California - Mediation 
-POM General Instruction Building (GIB) Presidio of Monterey, Monterey, California - Mediation 
-Schur High School HVAC Upgrades (Electrical), Montebello, California – Mediation 
-SDSU Central Plant Repairs, San Diego, California - Mediation 
-Southeast Water Reliability Project – Phase 1A, Montebello, California – Mediation 
-SR 101 Highway – Rte. 232 to Montalvo Spur Overhead – Ventura, California – Mediation 
-UC Davis South Valley Animal Health Lab – Fresno, California - Mediation 
-West Valley College On Site Utilities, Saratoga, California - Mediation 
-Westwood Hospital Replacement, University of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California – Mediation 

Comprehensive Project Experience 


-Northeast Anthony Henday Loop Road, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (P3) 
-Presidio Parkway Project, San Francisco, California (P3) 
-I-25 ILEX Highway Project, Pueblo, Colorado 
-Gerald Desmond Bridge, Long Beach, California 
-Badger Bridge, Long Beach, California 
-Route 10 HOV Lane Expansion, Los Angeles, California 
-Route 84, Alameda County, California 
-Route 85/101 North Interchange Project, Santa Clara County, California 
-Route 85/101 North Interchange Labor Strike, Santa Clara County, California 
-Route 237 Guadalupe River Project, Santa Clara, California 
-Route 710 Pavement Rehabilitation Project, Los Angeles, California 
-Route 905, San Diego County, California 

-I-215 Road Widening, Riverside, California 
-Highway 39 Improvements Project, Azusa, California 
-Horse Creek Ranch Rd. – San Marcos, California 
-SR 101 Highway – Rte. 232 to Montalvo Spur Overhead – Ventura, California 
-US 67 Highway Widening – Dallas, Texas 
-West Valley College On Site Utilities (Electrical), Saratoga, California 
-White Memorial Medical Center (Electrical), Los Angeles, California 
-Wilton Place to Hoover Street Lighting Project, Los Angeles, California 
-Oakland Harbor Widening of Turning Basin, Oakland, California 
-Port of Long Beach Directional Drill Project, Long Beach, California 
-Thea Foss Waterway Clean Up and Revitalization, Port of Tacoma, Seattle, Washington 
-Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal Sediment Remediation and Aquatic Enhancement, San Diego, 
California 
-Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 
-15 Schools Modernization Project, Los Angeles, California 
-45 Bed Acute Care Facility, Chino, California 
-Armstrong Trunk Sewer, Irvine, California 
-Anaconda Nickel/Cobalt Mine, Perth, Australia 
-Atlantic Power Canadian Hills Wind Project, Oklahoma 
-Beverly California Retail Center, Los Angeles, California 
-California State University, Dominguez Hills, Los Angeles, California 
-Callegas Water District Salinity Management Pipeline, Callegas, California 
-Central Los Angeles New High School #1, Los Angeles, California 
-City of Carlsbad Golf Resort, Carlsbad, California 
-City of Calimesa Projects, Calimesa, California 
-Combat Engineer Battalion Complex, Raleigh, North Carolina 
-Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, California 
-Dining Facility and Administration Building, Monterey, California 
-Dominger Drain & Pump Station, Los Angeles, California 
-Embassy Suites Hotel, Glendale, California 
-Folsom County Sewer Main, Folsom, California 

-Foshay Learning Center, Los Angeles, California 
-Fox California Theatre, San Jose, California 
-Fremont & Hope High School, Los Angeles, California 
-Fresno Yosemite Airport Expansion, Fresno, California 
-GIB at Presidio, Monterey, California 
-Harquahala Power Generation Plant, Tonopah, Arizona 
Harry Tracy Water Treatment Plant, San Bruno, California 
-Hermosa Beach Pavilion Shopping Center, Hermosa Beach, California 
-Inland Feeder Pipeline, Highland, California 
-Intel SC-4 SC-11, Santa Clara, California 
-La Serena Water Treatment Plant, Nipomo, California 
-Las Posas Basin Wellfield No. 2, Palos Verde, California 
-Los Angeles Ave., Madera Rd., Lysander Ave. Sewer Rehabilitation, Simi Valley, California 
-Los Angeles Live, Nokia Theatre, California 
-Los Angeles Unified School District, 13 Schools, Los Angeles, California 
-Lee Private Residence, Rancho Palos Verde, California - Mediation 
-Mann Middle School, Los Angeles, California 
-Merey-Sweeney Refinery Upgrades, Houston, Texas 
-Mesa College Student Services Center, San Diego, California 
-Metro Orange Line Expansión, Los Angeles, California 
-Mid-City Exposition Corridor Light Rail Transit Project, Los Angeles, California 
-Miramar College Hourglass Fieldhouse, San Diego, California 
-Moor Field Program Relocation Phase I, Alhambra, California 
-National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, La Jolla, California 
-New Chase Homeowners Association, Fountain Valley, California 
-Palomar College Humanities Building, San Marco, California  
-Pier E Wharf Backlands Redevelopment, Long Beach, California 
-Platt Ranch Automated Traffic Surveillance & Control System, Los Angeles County, California 
-POM General Instruction Building (GIB) Presidio of Monterey, Monterey, California 
-Rocky Mountain Arsenal Contamination Clean Up, Denver, Colorado 
-Schur High School HVAC Upgrade, Montebello, California 

-SDSU Central Plant Repairs, San Diego, California 
-Smuggler’s Gulch & Goat Canyon International Pump Stations – San Diego, California 
-UCLA DeNeve Housing Project, Los Angeles, California 
-UCLA Southwest Campus Housing, Los Angeles, California 
-Union Station Village Apartments, Los Angeles, California 
-Valencia North Tustin Loop Road and Utility Infrastructure, Orange County, California 
-Village of La Costa, La Costa, California 
-Vineyard Apartments at Palm Desert, Palm Desert, California 
-Vivere Phase II Residential, Anaheim, California 
-West Coast Basin Barrier Telemetry System Project, Los Angeles County, California 
-Westwood Hospital Replacement – Plumbing , University of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 
-Westwood Hospital Replacement – Flooring , University of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 
-Westwood Hospital Replacement – Casework , University of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 
-Westwood Hospital Replacement – Misc. Metals , University of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 

Comprehensive Construction Experience 

-Chevron Loading Facility, Van Nuys, California 
-Butane/Propane Loading Facility, Juarez, Mexico 
-Date Palm Drive Overcrossing Project, Palm Desert, California 
-Eagle Rock Interceptor Sewer, Los Angeles, California 
-Inland Rail Trail, San Marcos, California 
-LA County Sanitation District, Los Angeles, California 
-Mobil Refinery Tank Farm Upgrades, Torrance, California 
-Ocotillo T110 Restoration Project, Ocotillo Wells, California 
-Point Loma Navy Fuel Line Upgrades, San Diego, California 
-Pacific Pipeline Project – 132 mile Pipeline, Los Angeles, California 
-Rialto Pipeline Bridge Construction, Rialto, California 
-River Conduit Supply, Unit B, Los Angeles County, California 
-Rocketdyne Seismic Repairs and Upgrades, Canoga Park, California 

-Texaco Alkylation Unit Shut Down, Wilmington, California 
-THUMS Petroleum Distribution Project, Wilmington, California 
-Southeast Water Reliability Project Phase 1A, Los Angeles County, California 
-West Valley College On Site Utilities, Saratoga, California 
-SCE Facility Upgrades, Cerritos, California 
-Van Nuys 30” Gas Line Upgrade, Van Nuys, California 

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