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Coe and Company
474 Yokuts Drive
Lodi, CA 95241
Ph: (209) 403-8186
Fax: (209) 339-9111

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Coe and Company was founded in 1983 by Lyle Coe as American Light and Power Specialists. During the 1990's it was renamed Benchmark Cost Consulting and Management Services and later renamed in the early 2000's to simply Coe and Company.  The company focus today is on supporting clients in construction defect cases and providing support on Construction Claims.  Coe and Company provides an independent opinion on the facts of each case and maybe retained by either side of a case.  There is no one common clientele served.  Some cases we may be retained by a property owner, a General Contractor, a subcontractor,  a developer, an insurance company,  or a Major manufacturer.  Whatever the case we will provide assistance in resolving and explaining issues and potential resolutions to those issues.

With over 35 years of experience in construction from working with the tools, supervising design teams, administrating contracts and providing specialty inspection services and change order negotiation services we can service most any need.  Mr. Coe is one of the top MEP and HVAC control experts in the United States and has resolved several millions of dollars in disputes regarding Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Control Systems for National Laboratories, The San Francisco Airport, the City of Oakland, AT&T, and the University of California.   We have experience is all phases of construction and trades to draw from for experience and problem solving, including roofing, waterproofing, civil work and more.  We are experienced cost estimators, building and specialty system inspectors and project design team members.

Mr. Coe is also heavily immersed in donating his time to local and national organizations on these same service issues with other professionals all over the Western United States.  As a past national and local chapter President of the Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA) he has had the opportunity to meet and work with leading experts on the business of providing Expert Witness services and Mediation services.  Lyle Coe is also serving on the Executive Board and as the Secretary for the Western Construction Consultants Association (Westcon).  He  works closely on a monthly basis with experts, attorneys, engineers and contractors in the San Francisco Bay region on education programs and services for contractors, engineers, attorneys and expert witnesses.   Give us a call with any questions you have for a no cost discussion on your problem and see if we can direct you to an in house expert or refer you to the proper resource.  We will be happy to provide you with a list of past clients with similar needs at your request.  Also visit and use our links page for additional sources of information.  Make it a favorite on your explorer favorite bar for future use.

California C-10 Electrical Contractor #471343
California B-1 General Contractor #471343
California Certified Electrician #102745
California Certified Fire/Life Safety Technician #103177

International Association of Electrical Inspectors, Professional Member
American Society of Civil Engineers, Member
Forensic Expert Witness Association (FEWA)
Western Construction Consultants Association (Westcon)
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Member

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Contract Services include development of scope estimates, design detail assistant, contract planning and scheduling, bid analysis, change order negotiations, and construction inspection services.
Lombard Consulting Construction Services
Services included expert witness and building consultant on Construction claims to Insurance Companies, Builders and Developers, Subcontractors, and Manufacturers for construction claims and product defects involving Schools, Hospitals, High Rise Buildings, Condominiums and single family home developments.
SFO Associates, San Francisco Airport
Services included change order management, estimating, and planning estimates for Airport Commission, database management and development, negotiated over $25 million in change orders for an average saving of 54% in negotiated settlement values.
IBM, San Jose, CA.
Services included construction management, estimating, negotiation and inspection services on a $300 million IBM Almaden Research Facility. Supervised over $55 million in Electrical and Mechanical contracts spread over 9 subcontractors. Provided inspection and QA/QC review for both the IBM Research Business Unit owner and MBT Architects on Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and HVAC Controls contracts.
Various Electrical Contractors
Responsibilities included design of overhead conduit routing scheme for all overhead conduit racks, underground conduit duct banks, and seismic support systems on the National Ignition Facility at LLNL in Livermore, CA. Assigned responsibility for quality control and assurance for all electrical equipment deliveries and provided high voltage expertise for high voltage cable installations.  Provided leadership as a General Foreman on several projects over $10,000,000 including Schools, Research Facilities, Manufacturing Facilities and Commercial Developments
AT&T, Nationwide locations
(including, Washington D.C., Seattle, Portland, Denver, San Diego, San Francisco, and Pleasanton, CA)

Services included Construction and Project Management for 5 different business units of AT&T in 13 states. Provided supervision of complete database system for billing all construction and architectural services west of the Mississippi River for AT&T Building Engineering Group. Prepared and wrote a Construction Management guide for employee construction managers working on non-owned customer buildings for Department Engineers and Managers. Supervised installation of Communication buildings on 16 Navy Bases in Northern and Southern California. Managed two projects in Denver, Colorado with total values of $45 million dollars. Supervised staff of 38 people in 9 different states to monitor construction and data installations for AT&T clients. Totaled $9 million dollars in professional services billed to AT&T and Pacific Bell.
Coe and Company    474 Yokuts Drive, Lodi, CA  95241    Ph: (209) 403-8186    Fax: (209) 339-9111