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David Eberly

CCM | Senior Consultant


504-561-6563 (Work)
504-421-5215 (Mobile)

365 Canal Street, Suite 2760
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130

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David Eberly has over twenty years of experience in construction and consulting ranging from hands on experience to owner’s representation. He is a certified construction manager who has specialized in property damage and surety claims throughout his career.   

Prior to joining J.S. Held, David worked in the Construction Fraud Division of the City of New Orleans Office of Inspector General. In this role, David was responsible for the oversight of the management teams and subcontractors at the new North Terminal Project at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. His duties included, but were not limited to, invoice review, disadvantaged business enterprise compliance, complaint investigations, and any other tasks related to the prevention of fraud waste and abuse. During this time, David obtained his Certified Construction Manager credential thru the Construction Management Association of America.

Prior to joining the Office of Inspector General, David worked as an independent Construction Consultant for twelve years. As a Construction Consultant, David provided representation for school boards and sureties. In addition, he also provided forensic inspection reports for property damage claims. Inspection reports included commercial as well as residential properties. As a representative of school boards after major storm events David obtained valuable insight into how claims are initiated, negotiated and executed with various private and public agencies.  During this time, David provided testimony multiple times and built a strong foundation in a wide range of claims related experience.

Earlier in his career, David worked as an owner’s representative, project manager, and estimator for various construction and consulting firms in the Philadelphia area.  He was responsible for managing various commercial fit up projects, conceptual estimating of large capital program management projects as well as residential construction work. David’s broad experience within all areas of the construction industry provides him with inclusive knowledge of various types of claims related work.