J.S. Held has announced the acquisition of Contract Administration Associates (CAA), a firm specializing in dispute resolution and contract management services. CAA has offices in England, Germany, Chile, Mexico and Spain to support clients based throughout the European Union and Latin America.
J.S. Held is a global consulting firm with expertise in construction, environmental health & safety, forensic accounting, water & fire restoration, equipment, and forensic architecture & engineering matters.
“The experience CAA brings to J.S. Held is exceptional and further strengthens our ability to deliver expert advisory services globally. This acquisition, coupled with our recent partnership with DBSConsult, allows us to offer the local support our clients have requested, with the proven experience needed to address large, complex projects,” said Sean Donohue, senior executive vice-president and global leader of J.S. Held’s advisory services division.
CAA works primarily with clients in the construction and legal sectors, addressing issues on large construction projects worldwide. CAA delivers a wide range of expertise, including project management, contract management, claims preparation and defense, risk analysis, and dispute resolution services.
Mark Cohen, senior managing director and J.S. Held’s construction advisory services global practice leader stated, “By joining forces with CAA, we’ve gained additional professionals who are strategically positioned around the world and recognized as top subject matter experts in our industry.”
CAA joins the J.S. Held team of more than 1,000 professionals around the world. CAA’s clients will now have access to J.S. Held’s suite of specialized services including property damage assessments; water and fire restoration consulting; surety services; equipment consulting; forensic architecture and engineering; forensic accounting; and environmental, health, and safety services.