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Founders

Principia was founded in 2005 by engineers from Exponent, Inc. Our venture is driven by the desire to focus on the fundamental practice of failure analysis and accident reconstruction. We offer the highest level of technical consulting services specializing in failure analysis, the analysis of root causes of accidents and product failures.

As part of our work, we maintain membership and active involvement in many professional organizations.

Our Clients

  • Commercial

  • Baker Petrolite Corporation
  • Disneyland
  • Granite Rock
  • ICU Medical
  • Lehigh Hanson
  • Insurance

  • 21st Century
  • Allstate
  • Esurance
  • Farmers
  • Fireman’s Fund
  • Geico
  • Hartford
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Mercury Insurance
  • Safeco Insurance
  • State Farm
  • Zurich North America
  • Law Firms

  • Boccardo Law Firm
  • Brydon Hugo & Parker
  • Bullivant Houser Bailey
  • Dreyer Babich Buccola Wood Campora LLP
  • Gilbert, Kelly, Crowley, & Jennett LLP
  • Hanson Bridgett LLP
  • LeClair Ryan
  • Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
  • Maranga Morgenstern
  • McNamara, Ney, Beatty, Slattery, Borges & Ambacher LLP
  • Morrison Foerster LLP
  • Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger
  • Public Agencies

  • City of Antioch
  • Florida Light & Power
  • Placer County Public Defender
  • San Francisco Arts Commission
  • San Francisco City Attorney
  • San Francisco Public Defender
  • Santa Clara District Attorney
  • Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
  • Sonoma County District Attorney
  • UC-Merced