Jared Wilner is senior counsel at Clyde & Co. He focuses his practice on advising domestic, foreign and alien insurers, reinsurers, insurance intermediaries and other insurance industry participants. He counsels clients on insurance regulatory and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, commercial contracts, reinsurance, corporate governance, regulatory compliance and regulatory enforcement actions.
Wilner previously was the director, corporate counsel with Prudential, supporting the life insurance and annuities business units. He focused his practice primarily on insurance regulatory and transactional matters, 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. Wilner 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.
Wilner began his career as assistant counsel with the New York Department of Financial Services, where he helped shape the policy response to various issues resulting from the 2008 financial crisis. 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.