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(770) 552–4225

[email protected]

Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting
3780 Mansell Rd. , Ste. 370
Alpharetta , GA 30022

David H. Collings, JD

Managing Principal

Mr. Collings contributes articles on architects, engineers, and design liability insurance to

Mr. Collings is an equity partner of Greyling, an insurance brokerage and risk consulting firm specializing in design and construction risk. Mr. Collings serves clients involved in the architecture, engineering, and construction industries and provides special expertise in risk management research and large project risk management. Prior to founding Greyling, he was a managing director with Marsh and served as the North American Marketing Director and the Design Firm and Design-Build Practice leader. Mr. Collings has worked in Atlanta, London, New York, and Philadelphia. He has 30 years of insurance industry experience. He is a frequent speaker to the design and construction industry and has published many articles. His experience includes the following.

  • Designing and negotiating a web-based project-specific professional liability program for a multibillion-dollar mass transit system
  • Developing insurance and risk management programs for ENR top 50 firms including those serving the petrochemical, infrastructure, transportation, and residential markets
  • Publishing benchmark studies on design firm professional liability insurance, project-specific professional liability insurance, and owner's protective liability insurance
  • Developing and negotiating project insurance for privatized bridge and toll road projects
  • Designing and placing a project-specific professional policy for a $250 million fast-track stadium project

Mr. Collings holds a bachelor of business administration degree in risk management and insurance from St. John’s University. Mr. Collings has participated in, written for, and/or spoken on behalf of the following organizations and publications: American Institute of Architects CFO Large Firm Roundtable, American Bar Association Forum on Construction, American Council of Engineering Companies, American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia, Associated General Contractors of America, The CA/T Professional Liability Reporter, Civil Engineering Research Foundation, Construction Business Review, Construction Financial Management Association, Construction News Record, Construction Specifications Institute, International Risk Management Institute, Design-Build Institute of America, Design Finance Officers' Group, Design Professionals Coalition, Educational & Institutional Insurance Administrators, Engineering News Record, Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers, Georgia Government Purchasing Association, Hazardous Waste Action Coalition, Missouri Bar Association, National Council for Public/Private Partnerships, Professional Liability Underwriting Society, Public Transit Authority Annual Conference, University of Colorado, and Wylie Construction Law Update.


Design and Professional Liability

Higher Policy Limits for Specific Projects

October 22, 2005 | David H Collings

Design and Professional Liability

Insurance for Architect- and Engineer-Led Design-Build Projects

August 01, 2000 | David H Collings

Design and Professional Liability

Project-Specific Professional Liability: Who Really Pays for Design Errors?

May 01, 2000 | David H Collings