James A. Grayer, Esq., Distinguished M&A Attorney, Joins Concord Specialty Risk

April 18, 2017, NEW YORK, NY – Concord Specialty Risk (Concord) announced today that James A. Grayer, Esq. has joined Concord as Executive Vice President, Reps & Warranty Insurance, after resigning as a partner at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP. Mr. Grayer is based in New York, NY.

Mr. Grayer has over 25 years of experience as a Mergers and Acquisitions attorney. During this time, Mr. Grayer has developed a deep expertise in Representations & Warranties Insurance. In joining Concord, Mr. Grayer will have a leading role in the future of the firm's Reps &Warranty Insurance practice.

David S. De Berry, Esq., CEO of Concord Specialty Risk, stated, "Because of the growth that Reps & Warranties Insurance is experiencing, combined with the subtle shifts in M&A negotiations, due diligence reporting, and policy terms, we sought the best legal talent available. We partnered with Greenwich Executive Group, a top recruiter for this niche industry, and found precisely the right candidate – James A. Grayer, Esq."

Kenneth W. De Berry, CPA, President of Concord Specialty Risk, noted, "James' insurance experience, stellar reputation, and knowledge of a broad array of industries including health care, medical devices, education technology, branded consumer products, apparel manufacturers, etc., will bolster our ability to service our insureds and their counselors."

Commenting on joining the firm, James said, "Concord is well positioned in a niche industry that is likely to see growth in Reps & Warranty Insurance with expansion into other products that facilitate mergers and acquisitions. I am excited to be working with the best and the brightest, and together we will strive to capture this anticipated growth and expansion. I'm thrilled to be joining the outstanding team at Concord."

James A. Grayer can be reached at:, 646-612-7827

Concord Specialty Risk Contact Information:

Address: 347 West 36th Street; Suite 203; New York, NY 10018

David S. De Berry, CEO: (646) 612-7812;
Kenneth W. De Berry, President: (646) 612-7813;
Shane de Burca, Chief Underwriting Counsel: (646) 612-7814;