Steve has 35 years of experience planning, managing and providing expert consultation on construction projects. He managed large-scale publicly and privately funded projects for eight years as a Project Engineer for ENR Top 50 contractor Hensel Phelps, and specialized in construction litigation cases for nine years as a Founding Consultant at Stanislaw Ashbaugh LLP (now Ashbaugh Beal LLP).
Steve has consulted on hundreds of building repair projects and construction claims during his career. For the last two decades, he has focused on resolving construction disputes and litigation—working closely with owners, contractors, architects and attorneys to develop resolutions and provide expert testimony at depositions, trials and arbitrations.
A natural Mr. Fix It, Steve founded Amento Group in 1996 to create lasting solutions for construction defects, litigation, and new projects. He currently advises clients in dispute resolution, building defect investigation and remediation.
Areas of Expertise
- Claims Preparation & Analysis
- Expert Testimony & Litigation Support
- Construction Management
- Condition Assessments
- Pre-Construction Planning & Programming
- Building Forensics