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Regional Underwriting Counsel

Company name

First American Financial Corporation

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 19,2018

Posted on

May 08,2018

Years of Experience

12-15 yrs required

Location

Detroit, MI
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Regional Underwriting Counsel The candidate provides underwriting support and expertise 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 and provide guidance in the performance of real estate settlement services. Acts in the most senior capacity for a Region providing leadership and guidance for the region. Develops and maintains effective business relationships with assigned agents and brokers as well as internal and other external clients in order to attract, develop and retain profitable business for the Region. 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. Reviews and approves draft underwriting standards and guidelines from subordinates, in accordance with established company processes. Responsible for communicating information related to underwriting and real estate settlement services from superiors to subordinates. Serves on state associations when called upon to do so. Participates with divisional underwriting staff in underwriting initiatives around product development. Analyzes key metrics of underwriters to identify areas of improvement and development opportunities.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Law degree and be admitted to practice in state within region. Should be licensed to practice law, in good standing. Must have 12-15 years of title underwriting experience with responsibility for managing a major part/key function within business/team. Should have demonstrated practical experience with concepts, practices and procedures of real estate title and settlement process. Strong knowledge of Federal and State regulations related to real estate title insurance and settlement services is needed. Should have ability to lead others in effectively implementing programs and projects. Must be familiar with real estate law.

Additional info

Requisition Number: R004031LOC_48221A

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
First American Financial Corporation
600 Renaissance Center
Suite 1970
Detroit, MI 48243

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