Senior Managing Director and Co-Practice Leader
Gary Blitz is a Senior Managing Director/Co-Practice Leader of Aon Transaction Solutions, and heads Aon’s tax insurance business. He is a leader in the tax and transactional insurance business and throughout his career has played an instrumental role in the development of the insurance products and the growth of the field. Gary joined Aon after a twenty-year legal career at firms, including Mintz Levin and predecessors of DLA Piper and Katten Muchin Rosenman. As leader of the Financial Risks Practice, Gary became a nationally recognized expert in the insurance of financial and transactional risks, such as M&A insurance, insurance programs covering tax and regulatory risks, litigation buyouts, environmental insurance and credit enhancements. Gary also was a founder of ML Insurance Strategies, the insurance brokerage affiliate of Mintz Levin, and Kingswood Group, a tax credit insurance underwriter. Gary began his career as a tax lawyer and acted as legal counsel to U.S., London and international insurers, many of which regularly underwrite financial risks. Today, he advises clients purchasing such insurance programs, and is often called upon to create unique solutions where no “off the shelf” product exists.