Christopher Nutter is a director in the global Construction practice office in Seattle, Washington and the West Coast representative of the Professional Liability and Construction Defect group. With more than 20 years of experience in the design and construction industry, Chris advises clients on commercial, residential, institutional, and government projects, nationally and globally.
Chris's work includes technical analyses of design and construction processes and performance for corporations, contractors, developers, municipalities, design firms and insurers. He has managed and directly performed forensic, consulting and architectural design services including field assessments and surveys, repair and construction protocols and document production, and building envelope analysis among others.
As an expert, Chris has been qualified and has testified at mediation and in U.S. Courts and Arbitration venues. He has offered expert opinions regarding errors and omissions, defective design and construction, building envelope performance, and architectural standard of care.
Chris is a registered architect in multiple states, a Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), and is accredited as a LEED AP by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).