A man of many talents inside and outside of work, Bruce considers himself a “tool hound” and a junior birdman astronomer when off the clock.

Bruce Arita oversees the firm’s Property Loss Consulting practice. He leads teams of highly skilled engineers, architects and other technical professionals, ready to assist insurance industry clients, representative attorneys and adjusters around the world.

Specialized Skill Set
With more than 35 years of experience in architectural design and forensic architecture, including nine with Thornton Tomasetti, Bruce has a keen understanding of the technical aspects of forensic investigation and of the insurance industry’s needs and operations. He has a broad technical background, with specializations in property damage assessments and due diligence and preparation and oversight of building repair programs. Bruce has been the lead investigator for numerous assignments for which expert investigation, consulting and sworn testimony have been required.

Recognized Authority
As an expert in the effects of natural and manmade perils to building structures, Bruce has lectured widely on these and other topics pertinent to insurers, underwriters and those in the insurance community.

Expertise
• Forensic architecture and complex investigations
• Standard of care
• Technical architecture
• Expert witness