Claims Counsel at Coalition, Inc.
Rich Gatz joined Coalition as Claims Counsel in 2020. He has spent the last thirteen years working in the professional liability and financial lines claims departments of several global insurers. He has extensive experience with complex claims in various lines of insurance, including: Non-profit/Private and Public D&O, Financial Institutions E&O, Employment Practices Liability, Professional Liability, Cyber, Technology E&O, and Crime. Rich is a cyber insurance and privacy subject matter expert and a distinguished Fellow of Information Privacy with the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Rich’s primary focus is to help Insureds by simplifying the complexity of the insurance claims process and working aggressively to reduce their claim exposure and actual loss. A professed “coverage geek” he enjoys crafting policy language that solves risk for Coalition customers. Rich has spoken on various panels and at industry conferences regarding cyber claims and coverage, data breach response, and privacy issues in technology. He is a graduate from The Ohio State University and the DePaul University School of Law. Rich is a member of the State of Illinois Bar.