William H. Haydt

William H. Haydt

  • B.A. in Civil Engineering and Architectural Engineering, Drexel University
  • Juris Doctor, Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law


Bill’s expertise lies in the areas of construction claims preparation and evaluation, development and review of critical path method (CPM) schedules, delay analysis, training, and dispute resolution.

Bill directs and performs all types of analyses from schedule delay analyses to inefficiency analyses and the calculation of damages. Bill’s expertise includes litigation preparation, developing questions for deposition and cross-examination, drafting expert reports and written testimony, and developing demonstrative trial exhibits.

In addition to assisting clients in litigation, Bill evaluates project performance, change orders, and works with project teams to resolve disagreements and avoid disputes during construction.

Bill has analyzed bridge, airport, highway, stadium, healthcare, laboratory, government, environmental, hotel, residential, educational, energy, and renovation projects.

Bill has provided CPM scheduling services to contractors and owners on a variety of projects, including bridge, highway, educational, and hotel projects. For contractors, Bill provides schedule development, time extension development, and project schedule advisory services. For owners, such as the New York City School Construction Authority and Pennsylvania DOT, he has reviewed schedules and evaluated time extension requests.

Bill has also provided on-site construction management and consulting work for owners, including the Bradley West Terminal Expansion and Midfield Satellite Concourse projects at Los Angeles International Airport. His work on those projects included contract management, oversight of the change management program, review and analysis of subcontractor delay and inefficiency requests, and evaluation of time extension requests.

Bill is a certified instructor for the Federal Highway Administration’s National Highway Institute and has presented the course, Managing Highway Contract Claims: Analysis & Avoidance. Bill has also presented seminars, webinars, and construction claims-related presentations for private firms and public agencies across the country. His legal background and admittance to the Pennsylvania bar allows him to review and provide analysis for claims in a unique way to help determine liability and then draft that analysis.