Global Co-CEO, M&A and Transaction Solutions
Aon Transaction Solutions
Gary Blitz is a Global Co-CEO of Aon’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Transaction Solutions team and heads its Tax Insurance Practice, which specializes in the placement of tax insurance programs for tax credit investments, M&A transactions and other situations. Gary advises clients purchasing tax and other transaction liability insurance programs, and is often called upon to create unique solutions where no “off the shelf” product exists.
Throughout Gary's career, he has been a leader in the tax and transactional insurance business. Gary 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.
Gary began his career as a tax lawyer and acted as legal counsel to U.S., London and international insurers. As a lawyer, Gary became a nationally recognized expert in the insurance of financial and transactional risks, such as representations and warranties insurance, tax insurance, litigation buyouts, and credit enhancements. Gary also founded of ML Insurance Strategies, the insurance brokerage affiliate of Mintz Levin, and Kingswood Group, a tax credit insurance underwriter.