Professional Staff

Professional Staff:

James R. Campbell

Diane E. McCausland

James R. Campbell, Ph.D., P.E.

Jim Campbell, president of Engineering Management, Inc. (EMI), has 30 years of environmental engineering experience investigating and cleaning up former industrial facilities and disposal sites across the United States. Dr. Campbell started EMI in 1992 to provide environmental liability services to corporations and PRP Groups and expert services to law firms. His experience includes:

  • Developing investigation/design strategies and negotiating remedies on behalf of corporations and PRP Groups, as well as managing client’s consultants and contractors.
  • Representing individual companies in PRP Groups and helping clients with financial analysis and reserve estimates.
  • Providing technical support to clients in development of allocation positions, including review of data base documents, historical records and response cost documentation.
  • Providing expert support in allocation negotiations and cost recovery litigation. Often performing an analysis of historical operations and contamination patterns to develop a basis for apportioning liability among the parties.

Prior to starting EMI, Dr. Campbell worked as a corporate environmental manager, expert, and consultant. His corporate program management experience includes reporting to the CEO of a fortune 500 Company on financial and strategy issues. Dr. Campbell previously managed a consulting company division, returning it to profitability following an acquisition and divestiture.

Dr. Campbell also serves as an Adjunct Lecturer at Carnegie Mellon University.

Dr. Campbell holds a Ph.D. and a M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University, and a B.E. in Civil Engineering from Youngstown State University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Michigan and Pennsylvania.


Diane E. McCausland
Senior Project Manager
Ms. McCausland has over 25 years of experience in environmental engineering and project management working for a variety of industrial clients throughout the United States. Ms. McCausland has served as project engineer and project manager in all phases of environmental projects; from initial planning and investigation through design, construction, start up, and operation and maintenance. Ms. McCausland is thoroughly familiar with Superfund, the National Contingency Plan (NCP), and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).

Ms. McCausland has served as a project coordinator for various projects, negotiating with regulatory agencies, engineering consultants, and contractors on behalf of clients. Her responsibilities as project coordinator include compliance with federal and state regulations and orders, managing and tracking project finances and budgets, contract administration, and day-to-day contact with regulatory agencies, engineering consultants and contractors regarding all technical aspects of projects.

Ms. McCausland has used her extensive experience and knowledge to support clients requesting expert representation. This support has been in the form of evaluation of NCP consistency, analysis of remedies and associated drivers, allocation analysis, detailed research concerning historical operating and waste handling practices by several industries, and preparation of expert reports.

Ms. McCausland has a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University.