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Concord Specialty Risk Hires Shane de Burca As Chief Underwriting Counsel

November 8, 2012, NEW YORK, NY – Concord Specialty Risk (Concord) announced today the hiring of Shane de Burca as Chief Underwriting Counsel, R&W Insurance, effective immediately.

Prior to this position, Shane had been in private practice at de Burca PLLC, counsel at Chadbourne & Parke, LLP and an associate at Davis Polk & Wardell. In addition, Shane has worked in-house on mergers and acquisitions matters for USI Holdings Corporation and Daiwa Securities. He was also a founder of Chadbourne's insurance transactional practice group.

Shane obtained a Masters of Law from Cornell Law School and a law degree from University College Dublin, and has more than 15 years of experience as an attorney involved in mergers and acquisitions, and other extraordinary transactions.

"Shane's background and record in counseling parties in business acquisitions and arrangements, coupled with his experience in and understanding of the insurance industry assures that Concord Specialty Risk will continue performing at the highest level of professionalism," said David S. De Berry, CEO of Concord Specialty Risk.

Shane is admitted to practice law in New York and California, and holds a producer's license for property/casualty insurance.

Concord is a Managing General Underwriter and consultant that provides transactional risk insurance and loss mitigation-evaluation services that address the risk of loss arising from mergers and acquisitions, uncertain tax positions, potential regulatory enforcement and pending or potential litigation.

Concord Specialty Risk Contact Information:

Address: 347 West 36th Street; Suite 203; New York, NY 10018
Website: www.concordspecialtyrisk.com

Contacts:
David S. De Berry, CEO: (646) 612-7812; daviddeberry@concordspecialtyrisk.com
Kenneth W. De Berry, President: (646) 612-7813; kennethdeberry@concordspecialtyrisk.com
Shane de Burca, Chief Underwriting Counsel: (646) 612-7814; shanedeburca@concordspecialtyrisk.com