Expert services in marine oil pollution case


In this high-profile case involving a massive tanker oil spill in Alaskan waters, attorneys for the oil terminal sought expert analysis and advice. We were asked to evaluate key aspects of the contingency planning and the actual spill response. We assembled and coordinated a team of experts for the client.


  • Formed and led a uniquely-qualified team of experts to support the attorneys.
  • Conducted a number of analyses aimed at planning, operational management and technical aspects of the incident.
  • Worked closely with the attorneys in determining the optimal course at several crucial points in the discovery process.


  • Attorneys used our analyses in support of the legal case and the ultimate settlement.