Vendor Spotlight – Exponent, Inc.

By: Angela H. France, PCT Law Group, Alexandria, Virginia

Exponent, Inc. is a publicly traded, leading engineering and scientific consulting firm. Exponent works with law firms, insurers and in-house counsel on claims involving:

· Personal Injury

· Toxic Tort & Environmental

· Product Liability

· Construction Defect/Delay

· Intellectual Property

· Insurance Defense

Exponent employs the best and the brightest from the major academic institutions around the world as well as technical specialists from a variety of industries. The company prides itself on a high quality of staff of approximately 1,000 employees. More than 700 are degreed technical professionals, and over 450 have earned an M.D. or Ph.D.

For nearly 50 years Exponent has provided engineering, scientific, environmental and health consulting services to corporations, insurance carriers, government agencies, law firms and individuals. The firm has been best known for analyzing accidents and failures to determine their causes, but in recent years it has become more active in assisting clients with human health, environmental, engineering and regulatory issues associated with new products or processes to help prevent problems in the future.

Catherine Ford Corrigan, Ph.D., President of Exponent
Diversity is a Core Value at Exponent

Exponent is committed to attracting and retaining an exceptional team of scientists and engineers in a workplace that values and celebrates diversity. As Exponent continues to expand, its commitment remains through active participation and leadership in many local and national minority and community organizations. Exponent was a proud sponsor of the 2017 NAMWOLF Annual and Business Meetings and the 2016 Annual Meeting.

By percentage, Exponent’s board of directors has more women than most Silicon Valley based companies and it has numerous women in leadership roles in the company. Exponent is also excited to announce, that in July 2016, it promoted its first woman to the position of President of Exponent.