Rob Blasio (Speaker)

Rob Blasio (Speaker)

Gallagher Bassett Specialty

Managing Director

In 2019, Mr. Blasio was named the Managing Director of GB Specialty, a new operating division of Gallagher Bassett with concentrations in high-risk liability areas, including healthcare; professional liability; product liability; transportation; cyber and construction. Under his leadership GB Specialty has continued to grow.

Prior to his role as Managing Director of GB Specialty, Mr. Blasio founded Western Litigation (“WL”) in 1994 and was responsible for strategically growing the company into an industry leader in the management of claims and risk for the professional liability industry. WL now operates as GB Healthcare a practice area within Gallagher Bassett Services (“GB”).

Prior to founding WL, Mr. Blasio was engaged in private legal practice in Chicago for eight years, where he specialized in the defense of physicians and hospitals in professional negligence matters and in the defense of insurers in insurance coverage disputes.
Mr. Blasio graduated cum laude from Lawrence University in 1981 and he received his Juris Doctorate, with Honors, from The George Washington University in 1984.