Meet Gei's

Francis Leathers, P.E., F.ASCE, D.GE

Senior Consultant

Francis Leathers is a Senior Principal and Civil Engineer specializing in soil and rock mechanics, geohydrology and foundation engineering, and has worked on over 400 projects in 16 states and 4 foreign countries. Mr. Leathers has over 39 years of experience and has provided or supervised forensic, construction claim and litigation support services concerning geotechnical aspects of a wide variety of projects. He has evaluated construction claims and failures, prepared expert opinions, given depositions and trial testimony and assisted attorneys and owners in evaluating evidence and opinions presented by others.

Mr. Leathers has performed and supervised field investigations, analyses and designs, preparation of geotechnical reports and contract documents, instrumentation installation, monitoring and data interpretation, laboratory testing, construction planning and cost estimating, and construction observation for a wide variety of structures and projects. These have included roadways, dams, cut slopes and fills, tanks, tunnels, transportation projects, underwater pipelines, cofferdams, commercial and public buildings, treatment plants and pump stations.


Boston, Massachusetts


  • Licensed Professional Engineer: AZ, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, MA, ME, MI, NY, TX
  • Former GEI President