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AmTrust Appoints Daniel Hargraves as EVP, Head of Litigation

November 13, 2019

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 13, 2019--

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (“AmTrust” or the “Company”) today announced that Daniel Hargraves, a seasoned legal executive, has been appointed Executive Vice President, Head of Litigation, reporting jointly to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Barry Zyskind and EVP, Chief Financial Officer, Adam Karkowsky.

Mr. Hargraves has extensive experience in insurance related litigation and was most recently Managing Partner of the New York office of Freeborn & Peters, LLP. At Freeborn & Peters, Hargraves’ practice concentrated on litigating and arbitrating disputes on behalf of insurers, reinsurers, brokers, underwriting agents and pools.

“Daniel Hargraves has deep leadership experience managing complex, global business issues, and will support the Company’s future success,” said Barry Zyskind, Chairman and CEO of AmTrust. “Daniel’s knowledge of the insurance industry and demonstrated litigation expertise makes him uniquely qualified to assume the role of Executive Vice President, Head of Litigation. Daniel will be an important member of the AmTrust senior team, both domestically and internationally.”

Mr. Hargraves is ranked by Chambers USA nationwide for Insurance Dispute Resolution. He is listed in the 2019 Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders list of the most highly regarded individuals in Insurance law. He is also recognized by Legal 500 for his expertise and has been routinely listed in Euromoney’s World’s Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers and in the annual listing of New York Metro Super Lawyers.

About AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., a multinational insurance holding company headquartered in New York, offers specialty property and casualty insurance products, including workers’ compensation, business owner’s policy (BOP), general liability and extended service and warranty coverage. For more information about AmTrust, visit www.amtrustfinancial.com

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CONTACT: AmTrust Financial Services

Chaya Cooperberg

EVP, Chief People and Communications Officer


(646) 458-3332



SOURCE: AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

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