David Zion, AIA, is a leader in Berkeley Research Group’s Construction Defect Evaluation and Standard of Care practice. He is a professional architect with national credentials currently licensed in 16 states. Mr. Zion possesses over 30 years of diversified experience in the design and construction industry.
Mr. Zion has served as principal-in-charge and architect of record for governmental and private industry clients while employed with consulting, architectural design, and design-build firms, executing projects for Fortune 500 and Department of Defense clients. He has testified in federal and state courts, AAA arbitration, mediations, and dispute review board venues for complex construction disputes involving alleged design and/or construction defects, negligence, and standard of care issues.
Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S., Architecture, 1980
Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, France
AIA Continuing Education
Berkeley Research Group
2014 - present
Senior managing consultant
2012 - 2014
2005 - 2012
A.W. Hutchison & Associates
2003 - 2005
David L. Zion, AIA PC
President, Consulting Architect
Leo A. Daly
Director of Operations
2000 - 2002
The Austin Company
1994 - 2000
Ogram Architects, Inc.
Senior project manager
O’Kon and Company, Inc.
1991 - 1994
Carlson Associates, Inc.
1987 - 1991
Tipton Masterson and Associates, Ltd.
1985 - 1987
1983 - 1985
News & Insights
Seminars & Speaking Engagements
- Emory University Law School: Simulated Trial ProgramOctober 2010
- Baker Donelson Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, P.C. Construction Practice RetreatSeptember 2010
- February 2008
- July 2007
News & Commentary
- Press releaseSeptember 14, 2012
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Construction Specifications Institute
Vice president, Atlanta Chapter
American Woodworking Institute