Jared Wilner

Insurance, Insurance Regulatory & Enforcement, Reinsurance Transactions

“Jared is well-versed in the insurance transactional marketplace and has been able to provide great support on complex transactions.”


Jared Wilner is a partner in Mayer Brown's New York office and a member of the Insurance group. He focuses his practice on advising domestic, foreign and alien insurers, reinsurers, insurance intermediaries and other insurance industry participants on a spectrum of insurance regulatory and transactional matters. These matters include mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, investments, various distribution, services and other commercial contracts, reinsurance, insurtech, insurance product development, corporate governance, regulatory compliance and regulatory enforcement actions.

Jared began his career at the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), where he helped shape the policy response to various issues resulting from the 2008 financial crisis. In addition, he worked on high-leverage policy matters emanating from both the life and property and casualty bureaus, including several market conduct exams and regulatory reform initiatives.

Following his work at the NYDFS, Jared served as director and corporate counsel to Prudential Insurance’s life and annuities business units, advising on the distribution and administration of insurance products, reinsurance, company licensing and domestication and regulatory advocacy relating to market conduct exams and new regulation. He also gained exposure to many novel legal issues resulting from the transformational effects of technology and data on insurance company product design, distribution and administration.


Notable transactional experience includes representing:

  • One of the largest private US companies, in connection with the acquisition of certain title insurance agencies;
  • A prominent private equity firm in connection with the acquisition of a group of insurance brokers;
  • A large health insurance producer in connection with the sale/assignment of certain assets to an ‎assignee/acquirer, and the acquisition of an approximately a large credit facility; ‎
  • A New York life insurer in connection with certain reinsurance transactions;
  • A Bermudan reinsurer on its cession of a $429,000,000 portfolio of legacy insurance business to an international legacy specialist group; the assumption of certain US/Canadian risk and related program management agreements;


• Next Generation Partner for Insurance: Non-Contentious – The Legal 500 US


  • Université de Fordham, JD
  • New York University, BA, Philosophy and Politics

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  • New Jersey
  • New York