PRINCIPAL CLAIMS CONSULTANT
P: (925) 705-4120 • (415) 706-5142 | E: Kass@mcmjac.com
Daniel (Dan) Kass has over 35 years of experience in the construction industry, nearly 30 years of which he has spent analyzing construction performance problems resulting in contract disputes. He has analyzed several multimillion dollar transit and transportation projects, airport facilities, healthcare facility projects, and educational facilities. Recent experience also includes commercial developments, major convention center facilities, courthouse buildings, entertainment facilities ranging from major sporting venues and theme-parks to performing arts centers, significant heavy civil hydroelectric and tunnel projects, and industrial facilities. This extensive experience with various project types allows him to effectively sort through complex issues, analyze problems, and provide a roadmap for resolution.
Dan is skilled in preparing and analyzing construction schedules, cost estimates, cost records, and construction means and methods; reviewing contract documents; analyzing the impact of production-related problems; and preparing detailed reports. He has provided expert testimony on numerous occasions and has served as a court appointed “referee” and a “project neutral.”
Dan is also experienced in construction management, and has been responsible for budget estimates during design, provided constructability review, preparing construction schedules, and analyzing change order requests. He has also provided claims prevention and resolution consulting services for ongoing projects as part of the firm’s construction management projects.
Prior to joining McMillen Jacobs, Dan was employed as a construction project manager for a national general contractor, specializing in commercial and institutional building projects. He was responsible for contract administration, coordination, scheduling, estimating, cost controls, quality assurance, safety, field supervision, and client relations.