David Stegall is Principal Consultant of Risk Consulting & Expert Services, a nationwide, fee- for-service only, insurance and risk management consulting practice providing analysis, advice and professional services to commerce, industry and government.
He founded Risk Consulting & Expert Services in 2007 after having served many roles within the property and casualty insurance industry over the previous 30 years. Mr. Stegall served as an underwriter, a retail insurance agent with local, regional, national and international retail broking firms, a national wholesale broker, an insurance carrier chief underwriting officer, an insurance carrier regional vice president, a managing general agent, an underwriting manager, and an executive for a captive insurance company, a self-insured fund and a reinsurer.
Mr. Stegall holds a B.A. in Communications from Auburn University. He is also a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), an Associate in Risk Management (ARM), an Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) and a Registered Professional Adjuster (RPA). He is President of the Society of Risk Management Consultants, Insurance Practice Director and Faculty Member of 86 Pillars, Member of the Board of Directors of Alabama Captive Association, Inc., an Associate Member of the American Bar Association – Litigation Section (Tort Trial and Insurance Practices Committee and the General Committees: Insurance Coverage Litigation, Fidelity and Surety Law and Self-Insurers and Risk Managers), a Member of the Defense Research Institute, a Member of the Association of Registered Professional Adjusters, and a Member of the Forensic Expert Witness Association.
Mr. Stegall is an A.M. Best’s Recommended Expert Service Provider, an IMS Expert Services EliteXpert, a Thomson Reuter’s Expert Witness, a TASA Expert Witness, a Gerson Lehman Group Consultant.
He has been Designated as an expert on over 90 forensic case assignments, in over 32 State and 32 Federal Districts. He has provided over 70 Expert Opinion Reports, been Deposed over 40 times and testified in four Trials. Approximately 60% of cases were for the Defense and 40% for the Plaintiffs.