Dara Hendrix is a managing director in BRG’s Global Construction practice and has over thirty years of experience.

She has successfully built, managed, and consulted on a variety of projects for large builders, owners, and developers across the country. Her project experience includes civil infrastructure, transportation, waste water treatment, maritime, public buildings, military, healthcare, data, telecommunications, environmental, commercial, industrial, mixed use, multifamily residential, hospitality, retail, and entertainment.

Ms. Hendrix has been retained as an expert witness for complex construction matters, authored extensive expert reports, and provided expert testimony in federal and superior court for matters related to construction costs, delay, disruption, and standards of care and practice.

Employment History

FTI Consulting
Senior director
2015 – 2020

Danrae CM, Inc.
2011 – 2019

Abacus Project Management
2003 – 2011

Danrae, Inc.
1999 – 2003

Legacy Partners
Sr. construction manager
1996 – 2000

MBK Construction
Sr. scheduling engineer / special projects manager
1995 – 1996

Richardson Group
Sr. project manager
1993 – 1995

Shobe Construction
Sr. project manager
1989 – 1993

Arcon Development
Assistant development manager
1987 – 1989

K Construction Services
Assistant operations manager
1985 – 1987

FW Development
Project coordinator
1984 – 1985

Sunburst Electric
Project engineer
1982 – 1984

Professional Affiliations

Construction Management Association of America

Association for Advancement of Cost Engineering International

Urban Land Institute

Project Management Institute

American Bar Association Construction Forum

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Orange County Bar Association

Forensic Expert Witness Association


Licensed B-General Contractor, California, 1997

Certified Planning & Scheduling Professional (AACEI)

Certified Mediator, Los Angeles County Bar Association

Certified Forensic Litigation Consultant (FEWA)

Community/Civic Involvement

FEWA, Los Angeles Chapter
Vice president
Board member

FEWA, Orange County Chapter
Board member

USGBC, Orange County Chapter
Education Committee, chair elect
Education Provider Program, director

Areas of Expertise


Irvine University College of Law
JD Candidate

Georgetown University
Graduate Certification, Project Management, 2011

California Polytechnic University
BS, Construction Engineering/Management, 1987