Katz appointed general counsel of the Ryan Specialty Group
Mark Katz ’90 BA (PSt) has been named the
executive vice president and general counsel of the Ryan Specialty Group, a
Chicago-based insurance firm.
In this new role, Katz will lead the company’s
legal, compliance, and regulatory functions. The Ryan Specialty Group was
founded in 2010 as an international specialty insurance organization. Over the
past decade, it has expanded to also include a wholesale brokerage operation
and management of general underwriting companies.
Katz first joined the Ryan Specialty Group in
2019 as senior vice president and counsel for insurance services. He was also
executive vice president at RT Specialty in New York City. Katz had previously
spent his career with Mound Cotton Wollan and Greengrass, working as a partner
for his last 17 years with the firm while litigating on behalf of commercial
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