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Insurance Coverage Attorney / Real Estate Attorney in Tampa, FL

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Company name

Stewart Title Guaranty Company

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Insurance Coverage
Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Tampa, FL

Date Last Verified

Sep 16,2017

Posted on

Jul 26,2017

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Underwriting Counsel, Operations Manager The candidate will add value and provide answers and guidance to customers and company agents on real estate closings and title insurance matters and determine company's willingness and ability to insure those risks. Research of various state underwriting practices and development of guidelines and search procedures to complement Company’s underwriting standards. Provide guidance to company personnel in the performance of real estate settlement services. Issue underwriting standards and guidelines in accordance with established company processes. Assist underwriting team in addressing coverage issues raised in the underwriting and negotiation process to assist in the successful closing of business opportunities. Remain current on industry claims and coverage issues and communicate issues to underwriting team to ensure complete awareness. Assist, where appropriate, in the determination of underwriting philosophy and appropriate handling based upon the changing legal environment. Assist in agent and internal employee education through webinars and seminars. Completion of an undergraduate degree / A Juris Doctorate is required. Possession of a Law license in designated state required. 5+ years of experience in commercial real estate and title insurance required. Must have: thorough knowledge of title insurance rates and rules for all states licensed and be abreast of all current developments in rules in the licensed states; knowledge of title insurance underwriting standards for each state assigned; the ability to discuss and review proposed requests for coverage to determine potential risks; to suggest and provide adequate language in title commitments, policies and endorsements which will protect the company's interest while assisting the agents; the ability to issue underwriting guidelines in keeping with risk decisions of management and keep management aware of risks undertaken and possible consequences. Microsoft Office proficient proficiency required. Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills required. Strong negotiation skills required.

Additional info

Job ID: 009Y4

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
1980 Post Oak Boulevard
Suite 800
Tampa, FL 77056
Phone: 1-800-729-1900