Sloka Sippy, Peckar & Abramson’s lead internal construction claims consultant, brings more than a decade of experience to the firm’s clients asserting or defending against delay, impact and change order disputes. Ms. Sippy’s areas of expertise include:
• CPM Scheduling
• Analysis of Delays to Support Time Extension Requests
• Loss of Productivity Analysis
• Cost Estimating
• Technical Analysis of Construction Claims
• Analysis of Construction and Design Defects & Associated Repairs
• Project Management
Ms. Sippy regularly collaborates with P&A attorneys, paralegals, client teams and testifying experts, assisting in strategic claim evaluations, which involves identifying, gathering, organizing and analyzing project records and interviewing witnesses. She
effectively identifies areas of claim strength and weakness and assists in developing effective evidentiary claim support. Ms. Sippy’s expertise includes the development of schedule and cost presentations, assembly of comprehensive and organized claims back-up submissions and supports attorneys and witnesses during presentations and hearings.
Ms. Sippy has supported matters involving the resolution of many significant construction disputes throughout the United States and has provided services to all sectors of the construction industry, including contractors, owners, design professionals and insurance adjusters. Projects include school construction, courthouses, transit systems, building renovations, water and waste water treatments plants, highways, high-rise buildings, hospitals, commercial developments and military installations.
Ms. Sippy earned her B.S. in Civil Engineering from Columbia University, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science where she specialized in Construction Management and Construction Administration.
Prior to joining Peckar & Abramson, Ms. Sippy was a Senior Project Manager for a well-known construction consulting firm in New York, and was Chief Cost Engineer at an A/E firm in South Korea, which provides services exclusively in support of the Far East District Corps of Engineers serving the U.S. Department of Defense installations and facilities.
Ms. Sippy is a member of the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) and is a past Treasurer of the organization. She is also a past member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).