Toshi Dezaki

Toshi Dezaki
Firm:
Office:
2000 K Street NW
12th floor
20006
City:
Washington
State:
District of Columbia
Country:
USA
Tel:
+1 202 973 3126

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Construction: Expert Witnesses

Toshi Dezaki is a managing director at Ankura with 20 years of national and international consulting experience in construction and government contracting related issues. Toshi provides project advisory services during the course of construction and also analyses and reviews construction claims post project completion in mediation, arbitration (including international arbitration) and trial. He is based in Washington, DC and Miami.

Toshi’s construction and government contracting project experience spans a variety of industry sectors including energy, entertainment, healthcare, hospitality, infrastructure, oil and gas, power, marine, residential, telecommunication and transportation. A large portion of this experience also includes addressing issues related to the allocation of damages between parties including insurance carriers, insured parties and others as well as surety bonds, principals, and obligees.

Toshi has assisted clients and counsel with many types of construction cost analyses, including changes in scope, lost productivity, acceleration, cost categorisation reviews, cost variance analyses, reimbursable contract cost reviews, and jobsite and home office overhead cost allocation. He has also performed construction audits, reconciliations, change order cost and documentation reviews, forensic accounting, fact finding investigations and reasonableness reviews.

Toshi’s experience addresses issues related to alleged defective construction, errors and omissions, builder’s risk, differing site conditions, inclement weather, breaches of contract, additional work requests, terminations for convenience and default, contractor abandonment, changed scope of work, delay, disruption, and various owner/developer, contractor, subcontractor and vendor issues.

WWL says: The "excellent" Toshi Dezaki is someone who clients state they "would return to without hesitation". His practice features broad experience on construction cost analysis.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Construction which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Experts - Construction - Quantum & Delay

Toshi has 20 years of national and international consulting experience in construction and government contracting related issues, specifically in the area of quantum and damages. He has worked with owners (public and private), developers, contractors, subcontractors, architects, sureties, insurance carriers and their counsel. His construction and government contracting project experience spans a variety of industry sectors including energy, entertainment, healthcare, hospitality, infrastructure, oil and gas, power, marine, residential, telecommunication and transportation. 

Toshi assists clients and counsel with many types of construction cost analyses, including: changes in scope, lost productivity, acceleration, cost categorisation reviews, cost variance analyses, reimbursable contract cost reviews and jobsite and home office overhead cost allocation. Toshi has also performed construction audits, reconciliations, change order cost and documentation reviews, fact finding investigations and reasonableness reviews. His experience address issues related to alleged defective construction, errors and omissions, builder’s risk, differing site conditions, inclement weather, breaches of contract, additional work requests, terminations for convenience and default, contractor abandonment, changed scope of work, delay, disruption and various owner and developer, contractor, subcontractor and vendor issues, among others.

Toshi has prepared and analysed claims in matters before US federal and state courts, boards of contract appeals, arbitration, international arbitration and mediation. He has offered testimony in US state court, arbitration (AAA and private arbitration) and international arbitration (ICC and AOA).

WWL says: The “excellent” Toshi Dezaki is widely praised for his work both as a testifying expert and a consultant, with one source saying “I would certainly work with him again."

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Consulting Experts which can be purchased from our Shop.

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