Stephen Pitaniello

Managing Director


Fairfield, CT +1.203.319.6901

Areas of Expertise

Steve Pitaniello is a managing director in the Global Construction practice with more than 28 years of diverse construction, engineering, and consulting experience. As a professional engineer (PE) and a certified forensic claims consultant (CFCC), he provides capital program and project advisory, integrity monitoring and compliance, and construction dispute consulting services to clients in various industries such as transportation, healthcare, education, residential, and institutional. He has offered expert testimony in deposition, during arbitration, and at trial and has assisted clients in mediation and settlement negotiations.



  • Organizational and capital program management consulting
  • Project advisory/risk management services
  • Integrity monitoring and compliance consulting


  • Preparation and analysis of various complex construction claims:
    • Delay, acceleration
    • Loss of productivity
    • Disputed extra work
    • Errors and Omissions (E&O)
    • Construction costs and damages
  • Expert testimony
  • Dispute resolution and litigation support

Early in his career Steve was a superintendent with Turner Construction and an operations manager for a heating and air conditioning contractor. These positions, as well as his position as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force’s Civil Engineering Group, provided him experience in design, estimating, construction management, contract administration, scheduling, construction cost accounting, operations management, and construction inspection in both the public and private sectors.

M.S., Systems Management, Golden Gate University
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Clarkson University
P.E., States of CA, CT

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