Job Details

Insurance Defense Attorney / Litigation - Insurance Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

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Company name

First American Financial Corporation

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Insurance Defense
Litigation - Insurance

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required


Pittsburgh, PA

Date Last Verified

Jan 05,2018

Posted on

Jul 15,2017

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Underwriting Counsel Duties: Provides underwriting support, counsel, and authorization to company personnel, agents, and customer(s), related to the issuance of real estate title insurance commitments and policies. Utilizes underwriting standards and guidelines within delegated authority limits, to underwrite the issuance of title insurance. Provides guidance to company personnel in the performance of real estate settlement services. Issues underwriting standards and guidelines in accordance with established company processes. Job Complexities Assignments are general and less complex in nature and instructions are usually detailed. Has some latitude for un- reviewed action or decision. Supervision Received or Extended Works under general supervision setting own priorities and objectives. Requests or issues that are above scope of responsibility and approval limits are referred next level underwriter. Generally no supervision of others, however, may supervise administrative personnel. May be responsible for coaching and directing work of Junior underwriters.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Law Degree required. Admitted to practice in state of employment. Licensed to practice law, in good standing. 5-7 years title underwriting experience. Must be familiar with real estate law. Strong understanding of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of real estate title and settlement process. General knowledge of Federal and State regulations related to real estate title insurance and settlement services. General understanding of underwriting real estate transactions for the issuance of title insurance policies. Ability to collaborate and act decisively. Detail oriented. Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills. Good organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and timely follow up. Strong negotiation skills. Requires abstract thinking and creative solutions. Ability to independently make decisions up to an authorized amount.

Additional info

Requisition No. R000268

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
First American Financial Corporation
The Grant Building
330 Grant St. , Suite 2300
Pittsburgh, PA 15219