872 S. Milwaukee Ave., Suite 176
Libertyville, IL 60048

872 S. Milwaukee Ave., Suite 176
Libertyville, IL 60048

  • Structural failure investigations
  • Structural distress evaluations
  • Existing condition assessments
  • Wind damage assessments
  • Construction defect analyses
  • Design defect analyses
  • Code compliance analyses
  • Structural consulting
  • Forensic expert consulting
  • Legal & litigation support
A Structural Engineering Consulting Firm 

jlgconsultingllc is a professional engineering consulting firm that specializes in expert structural engineering forensic services. Through investigation and engineering analysis, the firm determines the causes of structural performance issues that vary from structural distress, excessive displacement, or excessive vibrations to partial or total structural collapse. Once determined, the cause of an issue, and the underlying engineering principles and concepts, is clearly communicated. 

The services provided by the firm include expert forensic consulting; structural investigations; structural engineering analyses; and legal and litigation support services. The firm’s clients include legal and design professionals, owners, and members of the construction and construction related industries. Technical capabilities and abilities include structural field investigation; failure analysis; structural mechanics, structural engineering analysis and design; and the building sciences. 

The firm’s Managing Partner, Jeffrey L. Garrett, Ph.D., S.E., is a structural engineer with experience in field investigations, structural analyses, root cause determinations, testimony at deposition and trial, and assisting with setting case strategies. Prior to his forensic structural engineering career, Dr. Garrett spent over 20 years in the structural design profession and uses that experience to provide insight, background, and understanding to each forensic investigation. 

Types of structures: 
  • Industrial 
  • Commercial 
  • Corporate 
  • Residential 
  • Healthcare 
  • Educational 
  • Non-building structures 
  • Special structures