James Gallagher


Philadelphia, PA

James F. Gallagher, P.E., F.ASCE, a Principal with Resolution Management Consultants, Inc. (RMC), has over 34 years of hands-on experience in contract development, construction/project management and construction claims prevention and resolution.  Licensed as a Professional Engineer in 16 states, Mr. Gallagher’s experience spans all types of construction services on projects involving the public sector, institutional, commercial, power, environmental, marine, educational, and transportation including highway/bridges, light rail and airports on behalf of owners/operators and government agencies to contractors, engineers, architects, attorneys, and vendors.

Mr. Gallagher has led and performed management and risk audits, development of project controls, and risk assessments of public and private projects. His construction experience encompasses contract preparation, field monitoring and inspection, construction scheduling development and updating, change order analysis, contract compliance audits, project close-out negotiations and claims analysis involving schedule delay, disruption and acceleration, cost impact and extra work; differing site conditions; cost estimating; budget assessments; termination and damage calculations.

He is also proficient in computer scheduling, spreadsheet and database programs used in program management and claims analysis efforts, and the development of electronic document management/litigation support systems.

Dispute avoidance and resolution services have been provided by Mr. Gallagher on projects ranging in value from $500,000 to $1.5 billion on which various contracting vehicles were employed, including fixed-price, unit price, cost reimbursement and guaranteed maximum price; and issued under traditional design-bid-build, design-build; engineering, procurement construction (EPC); and public-private partnership (P3) procurement methods.


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