Roy Locke

Roy Locke, is a Senior Underwriter at AIG for Merger & Acquisition transactions insuring the representations and warranties of private equity clients and strategic buyers in their respective M&A transactions.  In his role as Senior Underwriter, Mr. Locke negotiates insurance policy coverage parameters for deal values in excess of $100M.  Prior to his role at AIG, Mr. Locke, worked as an attorney at Goodwin Procter LLP in the firm’s Business Law Department and was a member of its Private Equity Group, where he focused on corporate transactions relating to the formation and governance of business entities (primarily corporations and limited liability companies), mergers and acquisitions and strategic business combinations (growth through acquisition or divestiture by asset or stock sale, joint ventures, revenue sharing arrangements, etc.).

Mr. Locke received his J.D. from New York Law School where he was an associate editor of the New York Law School Law Review and a Justice John Marshall Scholar. Mr. Locke graduated from Fordham University, College at Lincoln Center, where he received his Bachelors in Political Science.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA) and has previously held board positions on various non-profit organizations, including Practicing Attorneys for Law Students Program, Inc. (PALS) in New York and Youth Development Initiatives, Inc. (YDI) in Charlotte, NC.  Mr. Locke received an award for excellence for his services on the Board of YDI, a Charlotte, NC based non-profit organization devoted to working with at-risk youth in the areas of education and life skills. 

Practice Areas:

M&A Insurance
Private Equity
General Business Law


New York Law School, J.D., 2006
Fordham University, B.A., 1995

Bar Certifications:

New York State: 2006
New Jersey State: 2013