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    Kimon Yiasemides
    Director

    Kimon Yiasemides is an expert in project scheduling, project management, and software project failure delay analysis, and frequently conducts forensic schedule analysis and claims analysis.

    Phone: 443.768.5106
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    BAR ADMISSIONS

    • Maryland

      CERTIFICATIONS

      • Project Management Professional (PMP)

        Project Management Institute (2002-2016)

      • Planning and Scheduling Professional

        AACE International (2008-2014)

      • 50-hour Mediation Training

      Kimon Yiasemides serves as a Director, providing expertise in project management, critical path method (CPM) scheduling, and dispute resolution services for clients. Kimon has worked as a named testifying expert in litigation matters; presenting findings to various courts and boards in the form of expert reports and testimony. He also works as a consultant, and his work includes development or rebuttal of claims, forensic schedule analysis, e-discovery assistance and analysis, and negotiation support for mediation or settlement conference environments.

      Kimon has over twenty-five years of combined work experience in project management and forensic schedule analysis. Kimon has been directly involved in the management of both public and private sector work, including commercial, educational, and defense-related projects for the construction industry and software development projects.

      His consulting experience includes work on projects both domestic and international, including: SAP implementations; software development disputes; and projects related to military installations, highway, bridge, and transit improvements, commercial buildings, schools, and electrical power plants. Kimon has also assisted legal counsel in preparation for public trials and for both public and private arbitration hearings. Moreover, he has assisted in preparing expert and lay witnesses for testimony in depositions. He has also worked as the named testifying expert on several cases.

      Kimon has authored published articles and presented seminars addressing project controls, best practices in scheduling, and dispute resolution methods for claims, among other dispute-related topics.

      Kimon has been involved in all aspects of construction management, including planning and scheduling and/or analysis of delays on a wide variety of projects, ranging in size from a few million dollars to billions of dollars. These projects have entailed a variety of issues such as delay, disruption, acceleration, suspension of work, production issues, defective design/specifications, changes, terminations, and interference, among others.

      Representative Experience

      BearingPoint, Inc. v. United States (Department of the Interior)

      Nature of Suit: Software project failure matter regarding a customized SAP financial management system
      Role: Consulting expert

      • Kimon performed schedule analyses, labor analyses, and causation and delay analyses for an expert report and rebuttal report
      • Kimon incorporated his findings into an expert report and rebuttal report, creating graphics, charts, and other analytic tools as exhibits and demonstratives for the report

      State Government Agency v. Software Development Company

      Nature of Suit: Software project failure matter regarding an insurance compensation system
      Role: Consulting expert

      • Kimon prepared comprehensive schedule and labor analyses, including determining the causes and excusability of schedule delays and calculating the percentage of the project that had not been completed at the time of termination
      • Kimon incorporated his findings into an expert report, creating graphics, charts, and other analytic tools as exhibits and demonstratives for the report

      Private Healthcare Company v. Software Development Company

      Nature of Suit: Software project failure matter regarding a healthcare management system
      Role: Consulting expert

      • Kimon prepared comprehensive schedule analyses, including determining the causes and excusability of schedule delays for the project
      • Kimon incorporated his findings into an expert report, creating graphics, charts, and other analytic tools as exhibits and demonstratives for the report

      EDUCATION

      • J.D., University of Maryland School of Law

      • B.S., University of Florida

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