Robert A. Plichta

Robert A. Plichta, AIA, NCARB, CPP

Senior Consultant

Forensic Architect

Mr. Robert Plichta is a licensed architect focusing his practice in the areas of construction defects, premises liability and professional liability for law firms, insurance companies, adjusters, property managers and condo/HOA associations. He is an expert in national building codes, architectural operations, construction contract administration and peer reviews among many other areas. His work includes design and construction investigations, analysis, code and ADA compliance, installation means and methods, maintenance and repair solutions of buildings and sites, building envelope failures, slip/trip/fall incidents, loading dock accidents, construction site accidents and Standard of Care.

Mr. Plichta has been a speaker for The Department of Justice on “Accessibility in Multifamily Construction” throughout the United States and has authored and facilitated numerous courses on project management, construction contract administration, best practices and technical publications and has trained and mentored architectural professionals throughout the country.

His 35 plus years of architectural experience includes project types such as: commercial, educational, industrial, hospital, medical clinics, multifamily, senior living, retail, mixed use, hi-end custom residential and urban infill. He holds licensure in numerous states across the country and holds OSHA 10-hour & 30-hour certification. He possesses knowledge and experience with structural systems, building foundation systems, plumbing systems, HVAC systems and fire sprinkler systems.


  • Business Development Training Program, BSB Design, Inc., May 2007
  • Advanced Project Management Strategies, BSB Design, Inc., July 2007
  • BSB Technical Publications, BSB Design, Inc., June 2007
  • BSB Best Practices Publications, BSB Design, Inc., June 2007
  • Project Management | Training Program, BSB Design, Inc., April 2006
  • Building Code Analysis for Architects, BSB Design, Inc., June 2006
  • Zoning Code Analysis for Architects, BSB Design, Inc., July 2006
  • Life Safety Code Analysis for Architects, BSB Design, Inc., July 2006
  • Project Management I & II Training Programs, BSB Design, Inc., August 2006
  • Understanding the Requirements of NFPA 82 - Waste Handling Systems, BSB Design, Inc., September 2006
  • See CV for further publications

ESi's expertise spans dozens of industries and specializations organized across several practice groups, each staffed by dozens of in-house experts with the technical knowledge, hands-on expertise, and courtroom experience required to execute projects for and with our clients from start to finish.

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