About Först Consulting Group
Matthew Furlong founded Först Consulting Group as an advocacy resource designed to help others with construction issues and disputes. Over the years, the company has grown to offer a wide variety of services including consulting, testing, inspections, documentation, litigation support, and expert witness testimony, as well as various homeowner services such as estate management and owner representation.
In 2019, Först Consulting Group became a division of The Falcon Group, a leader in providing forensic engineering, scientific investigations and expert testimony since 1997. As part of its Falcon Forensics team, Matthew continues to provide expertise in construction defect forensic investigation, litigation support, and building and mechanical inspections. In addition, he offers overall oversight including upper level project management for inspections and investigative projects, and expert legal support services to clients throughout Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. He has served as an expert witness since 2014, helping legal teams and clients to represent, support, and succeed with their cases.
At Först Consulting Group, we understand how construction errors can occur, and we know how to resolve them. As highly-experienced advisors, we are prepared to consult in most areas of residential and commercial construction on construction defects and construction disputes.
Matthew Furlong is licensed as a Virginia Class A Contractor, a District of Columbia General Contractor, a Pennsylvania Home Improvement Contractor. Matthew Furlong is furthermore certified as a Forensic Consultant, and is trained in emergency management through FEMA. He is also owner of Nova Custom Builders.