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David Stegall is the Principal Consultant and Founder of Risk Consulting & Expert Services since January 1, 2007. He has over 40 years of insurance, reinsurance, bond and risk management industry experience. He is a Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriter, an Associate in Risk Management, an Associate in Reinsurance and a Registered Professional Adjuster. He has experience as an underwriter, an agent, a broker, a surety bond producer, a reinsurer, a managing general agent, a third-party administrator, a captive manager, a self- insured fund executive, a risk management consultant, an expert witness and has been retained as an arbitrator.

He was President of the Society of Risk Management Consultants in 2017 and continues to serve on the Board of Directors. Mr. Stegall is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Alabama Captive Association, a member of the Society of Chartered Property & Casualty Underwriters, the American Association of Insurance Management Consultants, the Society of Registered Professional Adjusters, ARIAS-US, Defense Research Institute, and an Associate Member of the American Bar Association – Tort, Trial and Insurance Section.

His insurance and risk management consulting practice provides research, analysis and advice to commerce, industry, government and individuals. The forensic expert witness consulting practice includes being designated as an expert witness in 141 case assignments, 61 State cases and 80 Federal cases. These include Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Nevada, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, West Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin and British Columbia, Canada. Mr. Stegall has provided 133 expert opinions, been deposed 60 times, testified in five trials and three arbitration hearings. His case assignments are divided between 76 for the Defense and 65 for the Plaintiffs.