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LGI Forensic Engineering, P.C. is pleased to announce the promotion of Karen Pietropaolo to the position of President

Karen joined LGI ten years ago and has proven to be an integral part of the marketing, finance and operations efforts of the firm. In July 2016, Karen was named President of LGI Forensic Laboratories Inc. and has been an instrumental part of the Lab’s success including the attainment and recertification of the prestigious ANAB ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Accreditation for Forensic Testing. Karen has also worked tirelessly this past year keeping…

Steve Pietropaolo, MS, P.E., CFEI, DFE, Named Vice President of Board of Directors for the National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE).

Steve is President and CEO of LGI Forensic Engineering, P.C., and he was recently notified by the Board of Directors of NAFE that he would be their next Vice President. The National Academy of Forensic Engineers and its members are committed to: Serving the public by advancing the ethical and professional practice of forensic engineering; Serving the jurisprudential system by certifying individuals having achieved expertise in forensic engineering; Serving Academy…

LGI Forensic Engineering is pleased to announce the hiring of Lance J. Wilson, Ph.D., as a Materials Scientist

Dr. Wilson has a Ph.D., in Chemistry from North Carolina State University and a BS in Chemical Engineering from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. Lance is an experienced scientist versed in advanced materials and intricate problem solving. He has a wealth of metallurgical experience and is proficient with the following instruments: Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (EDS), microhardness testers, optical microscopes, Keyence 3-D Digital Microscopy,…

LGI Forensic Engineering is pleased to announce the hiring of Yoandi Interian, MS, P.E., as an Engineer

Yoandi, has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Engineering Degree in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Connecticut. He is OSHA certified and is a member of many industry associations related to his field. Yoandi has a wealth of industry experience in all phases of building engineering design, construction, and project management. He also has knowledge of local and…

LGI Lab Receives Praise for “Virtual” Examination

Karen Pietropaolo, President of LGI Forensic Laboratories, Inc. and Nick Pietropaolo, Video Conferencing Technician, received some great client feedback for the use of the remote cameras in the laboratory. The client said: “Thank you for your work on the video, audio and chat set up for the exam. It was much more efficient for me to attend the exam remotely. You did a great job and are nice people to work…

Steve Pietropaolo, MS, PE, CFEI, DFE Helps Client Achieve Summary Judgement

LGI was recently notified that the expert affadavit Steve Pietropaolo provided in support of the defendant’s summary judgement motion, was discontinued with prejudice as to the attorney’s client. The attorney client thanked Steve for his invaluable assistance in getting this matter resolved in favor of his client. Another job well done Steve!

Summary Judgement for Client

LGI Forensic Engineering, P.C. is pleased to announce that Rob Flynn, P.E., Engineer, assisted in obtaining a Summary Judgement for our attorney client, and their contractor client. The plaintiff was injured while pouring concrete for mechanical pads on a building, when the metal roof decking collapsed. The client contractor had installed the original roof decking based on the specs for the job, and it was alleged they had installed the…

Kudos Rob!

LGI Forensic Engineering, P.C. is pleased to announce that our Engineering and Laboratory Director, Rob Berryman, P.E., CFEI, has passed the requirements and certification exam given by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and is now a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS).   The CFPS is awarded to individuals who have demonstrated a level of professionalism through applied work experience, related education opportunities, and successful completion of a certification examination. This group…

Pat Vincent joins LGI !

Steve Pietropaolo, MS, P.E., CFEI, DFE and the entire leadership team at LGI Forensic Engineering, P.C., are pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick J. Vincent, SCLA as the firm’s new Director, Business Development and Marketing. Pat will be reporting to the EVP and Chief Marketing Officer, Karen Pietropaolo. He has a wealth of experience working as a marketing manager, ultimately obtaining the role of Director of Business Development at…

Four Cheers for Andrew!

Quotes from one of our legal clients regarding Andrew’s work: “I was really impressed with the job you did” “The report was great” “I am circulating your CV around my office” “Thank you for all your help on this case”