Forensic Engineering Firm

Skilled in a diverse range of technical disciplines, McLaren’s forensic engineering experts are renowned for investigating, analyzing, reporting, and presenting evidence nationwide. Our firm has been at the center of some of the most well-known collapses, failures, accidents, disputes, and deficiencies.

Headed by CEO and founder Malcolm McLaren, PE, our forensic engineering division is focused on investigating the root cause of an incident, analyzing who or what is responsible, and identifying what can be done to mitigate reoccurrence.

In addition to our standard forensic investigation services, our firm offers full litigation support. Our services include detailed analyses using in-house high-tech capabilities, narrative report creation, demonstrative evidence support, and expert witness testimony.

Featured Forensic Engineering Experience

From slip-and-falls to the nation’s most infamous cases, McLaren has successfully undertaken hundreds of forensic projects for lawyers, insurance companies, and government agencies. Our inspection teams included P.E. divers, rope access facade investigators, drone operators, and engineering experts skilled in nearly every discipline.

Forensic Engineering

Litigation Forensic Case Studies

Explore some of our most noteworthy forensic investigation case studies.

I-40 Bridge Collapse Forensic Engineering

Collapse Forensic Engineering + Dive Inspection
Webbers Falls, OK

Causeway Collapse - Queen Isabella
Queen Isabella Causeway

Collision Collapse Investigation
Port Isabel To South Padre Island, TX

College Park Community Center - Orlando, Florida Engineering

Structural + Forensic Engineering
Orlando, FL

Forensic Engineering

Superstorm Sandy Damage
Brooklyn, NY

I-40 Bridge Collapse Forensic Engineering

Topographic Survey + Forensic Investigation
Silver Spring, MD

Slope Failure Impacting Senior Center at 95 Walsh
Retaining Wall Collapse

Emergency Response + Evaluation
Yonkers, NY

Lafayette Building – Parking Garage Repairs

Condition Assessment
Washington, D.C.

NJDOT Superstorm Sandy FEMA Debris Surveying and Engineering

Debris Surveying + Engineering


investigation + litigation support



Malcolm G. McLaren, PE, SECB


With over 40 years of engineering and inspection experience, Malcolm McLaren has been imperative in investigating some of the most prominent forensics cases nationwide. Responsible for over 15,000+ engineering projects of varying scopes and complexities, his proven expertise is widely respected.