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senior vice president
Aon Strategic Advisors & Transaction Solutions

Jay is a tax attorney who specializes in employee benefits and has 30 years of experience working with employers and their employee benefit plans.  He began his career at a major St. Louis law firm before moving in-house to lead the employee benefits legal practice at General American Life Insurance (later purchased by MetLife). 

Jay is currently the compliance lead for the Aon Strategic Advisors and Transaction Solutions M&A practice.  He advises clients on the compliance risks attendant to their merger and acquisition activity. 

Prior to joining Aon, Jay led the compliance practice that supported the H&B business of a major global insurance broker and consulting firm.

He has been an adjunct professor teaching benefits in the LL.M. in Taxation program at the Washington University School of Law, is the former Chair of the American Benefits Council, the leading trade association for employee benefit plans, the former chair of the Employee Benefits Committee of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, a member of the ABA Tax Section, and the Missouri and Arizona Bars.  He has an LL.M. in taxation from New York University, JD from the University of Arizona and BSBA from Washington University in St. Louis.