Dave Halligan is a director with Navigant’s global Construction practice. He has more than 29 years of experience in construction management, loss of productivity analyses, schedule delay analyses, cost overrun analyses, project controls, and disputes resolution on a wide variety of projects. Dr. Halligan has worked on power plants and industrial process facilities, tunnels, pipelines, high-rise and residential projects, transportation projects, military and high-tech facilities, water and wastewater treatment plants, correctional facilities, hospitals, educational facilities, and dams. He has supported clients in resolving disputes involving loss of productivity and schedule delays through negotiations, mediations, dispute review boards, arbitration, and in trial. He has also provided clients assistance in matters related to schedule and cost control, cost audits, management procedures compliance audits, and change order management.
Prior to joining Navigant, Dr. Halligan was employed by a major engineering and construction firm where as a Senior Project Manager he was involved in managing the construction of over $750 million in projects. In this capacity, he was responsible for scheduling, estimating, cost control, change order and claims management, and contract close-outs. These projects included advanced energy research facilities, water and wastewater treatment plants, pipelines, highways, and bridges.
Dr. Halligan is a published author on loss of productivity in construction and been a guest lecturer at the Construction Engineering and Management Graduate Program at the University of California, Berkeley. He is currently a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Loss of Productivity Standards Committee and formerly served on their Schedule Delay Analysis Standards Committee.