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Coalition of American Structural Engineers

Join CASE Today for a Stronger Bottom Line!

The Coalition of American Structural Engineers represents more than 200 structural engineering firms dedicated to making structural engineering a fair, profitable, and robust industry. CASE offers SEs the opportunity to further develop their businesses through shared best practices, reduced professional liability exposure and increased profitability.

CASE is the recognized authority in the SE industry and the leading provider of risk management and business practice education and information for structural engineering firms.

CASE develops guidelines and contracts that outline best practices, along with extensive risk management tools designed to keep liability in check. CASE is very active with ACEC’s advocacy and outreach efforts, especially in post-9/11 liability reform, and maintains established relationships with NCSEA, SEI, and AISC.


  • Reduce claims
  • Increase profitability
  • Improve quality
  • Enhance management practices

CASE membership gives you access to practical resources and tools that will help you manage risk, draft smarter contracts, learn sound business practices, as you share ideas and information with SE peers.


"Being involved with CASE has enhanced our firm in numerous ways...providing documents that help standardize our business practices in areas such as scope of work, specifying for and working with specialty structural engineers, contract language, etc."

Andy Rauch, P.E., SE, LEED AP
BKBM Engineers
Minneapolis, MN

CASE membership benefits include:

  • An invaluable network of SE professionals with vast knowledge and expertise to help you uncover new business opportunities as well as troubleshoot issues and share best practices
  • Connection with CASE members online through the CASE LinkedIn group and Members-Only Community
  • Contracts covering a variety of situations as well as guidance on AIA documents
  • Free national guidelines for the structural engineer of record, designed to help corporate/municipal clients the scope of services SEs do and do not provide
  • Free tools designed to help you manage risk more effectively
  • Bi-annual planning meeting and CASE convocation dedicated to peer to peer information sharing
  • One Year subscription to Structure Magazine 
  • 24/7 free downloads of all CASE documents, including The Ten Foundations of Risk Management



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Washington, DC 20005-3592
Phone 202.347.7474
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