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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 + Industrial Equipment
Electrical Systems
Electrical/Electronic/PCB Failure Analysis
Fire + Explosion Origin + Cause Investigation
Manufacturing Consulting
Lithium-Ion Battery + Energy Storage Systems
Appliance Fire + Failure Investigation
Premises Liability Investigations + Personal Injury
Electrocution Electric Shock + Arc Flash Investigation


Andrew Paris, PE, CFEI, CVFI, Director, Forensic Electrical Engineering, 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, lightning damage, and appliance fire and failure investigations. Mr. Paris has also developed electrical safety training procedures for industrial clients as well as inspected the design and manufacture of specialized industrial machinery for compliance with industry standards. 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, OSHA
  • Certified Fire + Explosion Investigator (CFEI)
  • Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator