David Stegall has been the Principal Consultant of Risk Consulting & Expert Services (RCES) since January 1, 2007, with over 40 years of insurance, reinsurance, bond, and risk management industry experience. As 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 in two Arbitrations.
Mr. Stegall was President of the Society of Risk Management Consultants in 2017 and continues to serve on the Board of Directors. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Alabama Captive Insurance 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 (The AIDA Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Society), Defense Research Institute, and an Associate Member of the American Bar Association – Tort, Trial, and Insurance Section.
RCES provides research, analysis and advice to commerce, industry, government, and individuals. The forensic expert witness consulting practice includes designation as an expert witness in over 170 case assignments, 48% State cases, 52% Federal cases and three Arbitrations. These cases have been in Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and British Columbia, Canada. Mr. Stegall has provided over 160 expert opinions or reports, been deposed over 80 times, and testified in six trials and three arbitration hearings. His case assignments have been divided between 53% for the Defense and 47% for the Plaintiffs.