In addition to several papers, Jeff co-authored Expert Witnesses: Construction Cases, published by West/Thomson Reuters in 2011.

Jeffrey Luney is a licensed architect with more than 35 years of experience in real estate, design and construction. Since 2004, he has performed forensic architectural and building envelope consulting for commercial, institutional and residential construction defect and design malpractice investigations. Jeff has assisted in the resolution of numerous disputes at mediation or by furnishing arbitration or trial testimony.

He joined Thornton Tomasetti in April 2014 and manages projects for the firm’s Property Loss Consulting, Forensics and Renewal practices. Previously, he was the principal of Abraxas Architecture, and also worked at Gensler and Jones Lang LaSalle, with projects throughout the West Coast. In addition to several papers, he is co-author of the book Expert Witnesses: Construction Cases (West/Thomson Reuters, 2011).

Outside of Work
Jeff grew up in the Chicago area, where he was inspired by the work of his boyhood heroes Louis Sullivan, Frank Lloyd Wright and John Root. In 1978, he relocated to California, and, by 1988, had began to participate in triathlons. He has completed more than 100 races, including (at last count) eight Escape from Alcatraz triathlons. He also enjoys sketching and painting.

• Building envelope
• Forensic investigation
• Expert witness