Jeffrey Kuehn joins HKA's forensic engineering practice as director

21 March 2024 2 min. read
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Jeffrey Kuehn has joined HKA’s forensic engineering practice as a St. Louis-based director.

Kuehn brings over 10 years of experience in forensic mechanical engineering investigations and over 20 years of experience as a mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineer. 

In his new role at HKA, Kuehn will work with the forensic engineering team to analyze and evaluate mechanical engineering issues, provide expert opinions on deficiency and failure, and develop forensic engineering reports summarizing facts, analyses, and tests.

“I am delighted to welcome Jeffrey to HKA’s growing forensic engineering team. His experience as a forensic mechanical engineer will be a valuable addition to our team, enhancing HKA’s capabilities in providing forensic engineering and litigation support services to our clients,” said Mike Griffin, partner and forensic technical services lead, Americas.

Jeffrey Kuehn joins HKA's forensic engineering practice as director

Kuehn has extensive experience investigating building mechanical systems, industrial accidents, mechanical system and equipment failures, and fire incidents. His forensic engineering engagements include documentation of failure sites, research, development of written reports for courtroom use, and providing expert testimony.

“I am excited to join HKA and look forward to working with the team to provide excellence in forensic engineering for our clients,” Kuehn said.

Kuehn joins HKA from Rimkus Consulting Group, where he spent two years and was head of the MEP practice group. Before that, he was a senior consultant at Engineering Systems Inc. and VP and MEP manager at Kuhlmann Design Group.

Kuehn has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Missouri-Saint Louis and is a certified professional engineer and certified fire and explosion expert.

HKA provides services in risk mitigation, dispute resolution, expert witness, and litigation support primarily to clients in the construction sector. The firm has more than 1,000 professionals across 45+ offices in 17 countries.