Mark Nagata’s expertise lies in the areas of construction claims preparation and evaluation, development and review of critical path method schedules, delay analysis, dispute resolution, specification writing, and training. Mr. Nagata directs and performs all types of analyses from schedule delay analyses to inefficiency analyses and the determination of damages. In addition to assisting clients in litigation, he evaluates project performance and change orders and works closely with his project teams to resolved is agreements and to avoid disputes during construction. Mr. Nagata is a contributing author of the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International’s Recommended Practice No. 29R-03 for Forensic Schedule Analysis. This is the first industry publication to comprehensively classify the many schedule analysis techniques. Mr. Nagata is a co-author of Construction Delays: Understanding Them Clearly, Analyzing Them Correctly. He is also a co-manager responsible for developing the Project Management Institute’s College of Scheduling’s Best Practice Guide for Schedule Impact Analysis. He continually writes technical papers and articles for industry publications, and speaks nationally on scheduling and claims analysis topics.