Patrick Jaroski
Senior Director

Construction Claims & Disputes; Construction Project Advisory

Patrick Jaroski is a Senior Director at Ankura and has over nine years of experience in the construction industry with a focus on helping clients resolve disputes and improve project governance. Patrick has provided his consulting services to owners, general contractors, sub-contractors, design professionals, and their counsel across a wide-range of industries including: commercial building, healthcare, higher-education, entertainment, K-12 education, transportation, power generation, and oil and gas.

  • Experience

    Patrick is experienced in the evaluation and preparation of construction claims. He specializes in identifying and quantifying the impacts of issues and changes on projects through application of a variety of schedule delay analysis, loss of productivity analysis, and damages calculation methodologies. Patrick has served as both the lead expert and analyst on a wide-range of projects. In these roles, he has provided claims consulting support, developed expert reports and demonstratives, and provided expert witness testimony during various phases of the dispute resolution process.

    Patrick has also worked alongside owners of largescale construction programs and projects to assess and improve governance through implementation of enhanced policies and procedures, roles and responsibilities, contract language, project controls, and reporting. He has developed and delivered training programs to educate personnel on new materials and address challenges related to construction program and project management.

    Patrick’s professional experience includes:

    • Combined-Cycle Power Plant: Provided expert analysis and testimony of delays and disruptions on behalf of an electrical subcontractor for arbitration of claims in connection with construction of a $750 million 655-megawatt gas-fired combined-cycle power plant.
    • Energy-from-Waste Power Plant: Engaged by a multinational energy production company to evaluate 497 disputed change orders for arbitration of claims in connection with construction of a $236 million energy-from-waste power plant.
    • Power Transmission Line: Engaged by a general contractor to analyze disruptions and prepare an expert rebuttal report for arbitration of claims in connection with construction of a $383 million 500 kV transmission line.
    • Pharmaceutical Laboratory, Vivarium, and Office Fit-out: Provided expert analysis and testimony of delays and disruptions on behalf of a mechanical subcontractor for arbitration of claims in connection with a $40 million project to convert a 191,000 square foot existing building into laboratory, vivarium, and office space.
    • Hospital Inpatient Tower: Engaged by a hospital authority to evaluate claims submitted by the electrical and mechanical and plumbing subcontractors during construction of a new $370 million inpatient tower.
    • Resort and Casino Development: Engaged by a third-party receiver to evaluate an owner’s claims against the general contractor during the provisional liquidation of a $3.5 billion resort and casino development project.
    • Stadium Renovation and Expansion: Analyzed delays and disruptions and prepared a request for equitable adjustment on behalf of an electrical subcontractor during mediation of claims in connection with a $400 million project to add three new buildings totaling approximately 800,000 square feet to an existing stadium at a major university.
    • Hospital Expansion Project: Analyzed delays and disruptions and prepared a request for equitable adjustment on behalf of an electrical subcontractor during mediation of claims in connection with a $210 million expansion of an existing hospital.
    • Multi-Purpose Stadium: Engaged by an architectural exterior paneling subcontractor to validate its claimed damages for mediation of claims in connection with construction of a $1.1 billion multi-purpose stadium.
    • University Capital Program: Engaged by a major university to perform an assessment of its facilities planning and construction (FP&C) department that managed approximately 400 projects per year as part of its $2.4 billion five-year capital improvements plan to identify risks and develop improvement recommendations.
    • Natural Gas Transmission and Storage Company: Developed a capital project playbook for a major natural gas transmission and storage company to consolidate and enhance the processes, procedures, roles, and responsibilities required to initiate, plan, execute, and close capital projects.
    • Oil and Gas Company: Engaged by a multinational oil and gas company to develop a case study focused training program on industry accepted methodologies for assessing delay, acceleration, loss of productivity, and damages.

  • News & events
    • CMAA Capital Projects Symposium, 03/19/2018, “Useful Techniques for Assessing Schedule Quality,” Denver, CO
    • Annual Construction CPM Conference, 02/03/2016, “When to Hire a Claims Consultant,” New Orleans, LA
    • CMAA Webinar Series, 02/20/2015, “Successful Claims Management”