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Andrew J. Paris


Director, Forensic Electrical Engineering

Areas of Expertise

Product Liability
Battery Failure Analysis + Consulting
Commercial + Residential Appliances
Electrical Systems
Electrical/Electronic/PCB failure analysis
Fire + Explosion Investigation
Manufacturing Consulting
Premises Liability Investigations
Lithium-Ion Battery Fire Failure Analysis
Appliance Fire + Failure Investigation
Premises Liability / Personal Injury

Drew Paris, PE, CFEI, Director, Fire Forensics - Midwest Region and Principal Electrical Engineer specializes in investigating and consulting on electrical fires and failures, electrical design and electrical safety. His investigative casework experience includes product failure analysis, residential, commercial, and industrial fire and explosion investigations, heavy equipment accidents and failures, personal injuries, electrocution and electric shock investigations, appliance fire and failure investigations. Mr. Paris brings to Jensen Hughes an extensive background in electrical safety consulting. He has developed safety training procedures for industrial clients as well as inspected the design and manufacture of specialized industrial machinery. In addition to his forensic and safety experience, Mr. Paris has worked as a manufacturing and design engineer where he designed and tested custom and replacement current transformers for a variety of industrial and utility customers. He provides litigation support and expert testimony to law firms, insurance companies and manufacturers.

Education / Certifications
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, North Dakota State University, Fargo
  • Registered PE: AZ, MN, WA
  • Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Certification, OSHA
  • Certified Fire + Explosion Investigator (CFEI)

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