Fortis Legal Consultants is an independent consulting firm specializing in Disasters, Crisis and Incident Management, and Risk Mitigation. Their team provides comprehensive solutions to attorneys and a wide range of organizations, including government agencies, non-profit organizations, and private businesses.
Joe White, JD, Managing Director, has over 18 years of experience directing, collaborating, facilitating, and training personnel throughout the U.S., Europe, Africa, and South America. He graduated from law school in 2019 while working full-time in the Oil and Gas Industry. Joe’s legal knowledge and experience in crisis and emergency management allowed him to develop a comprehensive understanding of the legal landscape surrounding disasters and business resilience.
Litigation Support - Joe provides expert witness services to attorneys representing plaintiff and defense including claim evaluation, formal reports, and expert testimony during the entire litigation process. He has a mastery of knowledge on safety-based regulations, programs, and standards. Successfully developed programs, policies, and plans that coordinate and complement both NIMS ICS and the ISO-22320 standard. His expertise in these areas makes him uniquely qualified and an ideal partner for businesses looking to navigate complex legal issues with ease.
Areas of Expertise:
Crisis / Emergency Response
Incident Command System (ICS)
Operations Risk Management
Kidnap for Ransom and Extortion
Crisis Management Negligence
Served as Incident Commander and other leadership roles on multiple Tier 3 Incident Management Teams.
Managed global emergency response training and exercises, averaging 10 Incident Management Team drills annually, and leading the 2017 MEXUS exercise.
Developed capabilities assessment, gap analysis, and improvement and implementation plan for Emergency Preparedness and Response and Oil Spill Response
Developed assessment of capabilities and risks for offshore oil spills impacting trans-national boundaries in Caribbean Sea.