Ed Stelzer

Former SVP & Associate General Counsel Zurich Insurance GroupConnectContact
Ed Stelzer is an experienced corporate counsel, strategic advisor, and business development executive. Until recently, Ed was Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel at the Zurich Insurance Group. Over thirteen years at the company, he was responsible for a wide array of complex legal and regulatory issues around the globe. Before Zurich, Ed was associated with the firms of Wachtell Lipton and Milbank where he represented boards of directors and senior executives of public and private companies. Ed also was head of business development and Acting GC at a high-growth wireless technology company in Silicon Alley. Ed mentors entrepreneurs and startups and regularly presents at conferences on the intersection of legal and strategic risks with technological innovation. 

Ed graduated summa cum laude from Yeshiva University and received his J.D. with honors from the New York University School of Law where he served as Notes & Comments Editor for the NYU Law Review. Ed also was a law clerk to Justice Stewart Pollock on the New Jersey Supreme Court.