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Martin Izaak, Principal Engineering Consultant

Provides consulting services, litigation support, and expert testimony to legal and insurance professionals.  




I am an engineering management consultant with hands-on experience in the fields of design, construction, and project management. Throughout my career I have been involved in numerous different projects that make me a subject matter expert. 

  • Engineering management consultant and expert witness with 30+ years of experience
  • Specializes in electric utility practices, transportation, and infrastructure
  • Provides claim analysis and litigation support for personal injury and construction delay cases
  • Experience with major utility projects including Consolidated Edison, New York Power Authority, and more
  • Expertise in the design and construction of power plants, transmission lines, and computer facilities
  • Project management for renovation of multiple dwelling projects, schools, and large infrastructure projects, including NYC Bridges/Tunnels, JFK International Airport, and commuter rail lines in Metropolitan New York





Throughout my career, I gained extensive experience in a wide range of engineering and construction projects, further honing expertise and knowledge in the field.

  • Previous employment with Consolidated Edison Co. of New York, New York Power Authority, and Washington Public Power Supply System.
  • Experience in nuclear/fossil power plants, high voltage transmission lines, and computer facility projects.
  • Project management roles in large-scale housing, school renovations, and transportation projects.
  • Oversight Program Manager for NYC MTA Bridges/Tunnels, Transit, Railroads, and JFK International Airport construction.




  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering from New York Institute of Technology
  • MBA Degree in Engineering Management from Long Island University
  • Certificate in Project Management from Harvard University




  • Randed expert opinion on project delay claims; and personal injury cases related to utility practices and electrical apparatus operation;
  • Testified in New York State Supreme Court;
  • Testified in Southern District Court in New York; and
  • Testified in the American Arbitration Association.


In 1986, Mr. Izaak was appointed to the Commercial/Construction Panel of Arbitrators at the American Arbitration Association. In this role, he served as both one of three panelists and as a sole arbitrator on a multitude of cases pertaining to construction disputes. Additionally he serves as a Nuetral Arbitrator at FINRA and the New York County Lawyers Association.



  • Life senior member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member of The Association for Conflict Resolution - Greater New York Chapter (ACR-GNY)
  • Past member of Project Management Institute - NY Chapter (PMI)
  • Chairman of IEEE's New York Engineering Management Society
  • Past Chairman and co-founder of IEEE's New York Consultant's Network
  • Past Chairman of Engineering Management Society's New York/North Jersey chapter.


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Forward Management International
142 West End Ave. Suite 12U New York, NY 10023
Cell Phone: 646-284-6544
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