TEAM’s Founder and Senior Consultant, Walt Pachucki, provides litigation support and expert witness work in areas of mining engineering and mining equipment maintenance. Drawing on his 35-plus year’s of professional experience working for a range of domestic and international firms, Walt’s professional knowledge and straight forward delivery can provide expert analysis for legal professionals. He has provided expert witness support on numerous mining and equipment maintenance cases, and has served from legal consultant to expert witness.
In 2005 Walt was appointed to serve as Special Master to the Superior Court of the State of California, advising the court which was tasked with overseeing the implementation of the Lower Owens River Project (LORP). This contentious project dealt with re-watering a 62-mile stretch of river in the Eastern Sierra. Walt’s professional knowledge and reputation for integrity and objectivity earned his support as Special Master from traditional adversaries, including Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Inyo County, and several environmental advocacy groups. In his role as Special Master, Walt provided technical expertise on this multifaceted and complicated project. The LORP was successfully implemented in 2007.