Expert Witness Services

Lee Rigby provides elevator expert witness services in the specialty field of vertical transportation including elevators, escalators, dumbwaiters, wheelchair lifts and similar devices.

Over 40 years of elevator experience and 14 years performing expert witness services. Mr. Rigby has particular expertise in elevator rules and codes regulating elevators, as well as purpose and operation of specific elevator components.

Continuing education provider for QEI certified elevator inspectors and elevator technicians.

For additional details, please request Mr. Rigby’s CV and retainer agreement.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

*Past Chair and Vice-Chair of the Certification Board for NAEC CET Program, (Certified Elevator Technicians)
*Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Member #5794896
*Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME A17.1, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, National Interest Review Committee
*Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME A17.1, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, Hydraulic Committee
*Member International Code Council, Member #8160811
*Treasurer, Elevator Association of Florida (2011-Present)
*Past Vice President, Elevator Association of Florida (2006-2009)
*Past President, Elevator Association of Florida (2002-2006)
*Member National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities
*Member National Association of Elevator Contractors
*Member Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation
*Member National Fire Protection Association
*Past member, Governor’s (Florida) Elevator Escalator Safety Task Force
*Past member, Special Occupancy Technical Advisory Committee, Florida Building Code Commission

Lee Rigby, President ESTS