William Schwartzkopf heads the schedule, damages and labor productivity practice at Sage Consulting Group, a consulting firm based in Denver, Colorado, that specializes in construction claims and contract surety defaults. He has testified as an expert witness in courts and arbitration forums throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Iceland. Within the United States, he has testified in many state and federal courts, as well as in boards of contract appeals, dispute review boards, and arbitration panels.
Previously, he was a VP and General Manager of an Engineering News-Record Top 150 building contractor, VP and General Counsel for an Engineering News-Record Top 10 specialty contractor, and the VP of Operations for a regional commercial development company.
Mr. Schwartzkopf is the author of Calculating Construction Damages, Calculating Lost Labor Productivity in Construction Claims, and Practical Guide to Construction Contract Surety Claims, published by the Wolters Kluwer Construction Law Library.
A registered Professional Engineer, he is a member of the American Bar Association and its Forum Committee on the Construction Industry and the Surety and Fidelity Section of the Tort and Insurance Practice Section. He received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Nebraska.