Shannon Pierce, P.E. Director

Shannon Pierce, P.E.

National Practice Leader


About Shannon

Shannon W. Pierce, P.E., National Practice Leader, began working for Lerch Bates Forensics in 2016 and is currently working in the Minnesota office, providing consulting services for forensic engineering, expert witness support, appraisals, structural assessments, property condition assessments, fire damage assessments, water damage assessments, structural and non-structural repair assessments, building rehabilitation, and structural feasibility studies. Mr. Pierce has over 17 years of experience in the Architectural, Engineering, & Construction industry.

Area of Expertise

  • Forensic Structural Evaluation and Analysis
  • Forensic Litigation / Expert Witness Testimony
  • Appraisals
  • Structural Assessment, Analysis, and Design
  • Fire Damage Assessments
  • Water Damage Assessments
  • Structural and Non-Structural Repair Assessments
  • Property Condition Assessments
  • Building Rehabilitation
  • Structural Feasibility Studies
  • Soil Stabilization and Foundation Remediation
  • Non-Destructive Evaluation
  • Building Code Reviews
  • Construction Management

Related Experience

  • Albany Resort, New Providence, Bahamas
  • Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel, Tama, Iowa
  • Minneapolis Armory, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Higher Ground Catholic Charities, Minneapolis, MN
  • Trinity Hospital, Minot, North Dakota
  • Hmong Academy, Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Omni Hotel CNN Tower, Atlanta, GA
  • Winslow House, Minneapolis, Minnesota


  • University of Colorado Boulder, M.S. in Civil Engineering, 2005
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison – B.S. in Civil Engineering, 2004

Registrations & Certifications

  • Licensed Professional Engineer in MN, ND, SD, IA, WI, NE, MT, GA

Office Location

Minneapolis, MN

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