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ProfileClaims Counsel – Title Insurance The candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of title insurance and escrow claims and claims against the company from initial investigation, coverage determination through final resolution. Investigate the facts and issues of the claim, determine whether coverage exists, evaluate loss under the title policy, assess defenses for the insured and/or the company, determine need to retain outside counsel, develop and carry out a plan to address the claim and manage the claim and/or litigation through to final resolution. Negotiate settlements and resolutions with claimant / opposing counsel / third parties. Appear as company representative in court proceedings, mediations and settlement conferences. Manage claim budget, review and approve outside counsel invoices and other expenses and determine settlement and expense reserves. Direct outside counsel on litigation strategy through the course of claim administration and litigation. Identify and pursue sources for recovery. Should have Law Degree and licensed and in good standing to practice law in any state of the United States. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication, negotiation and organizational skills.
Requisition Number: R004472
First American Financial Corporation
1 First American Way
Santa Ana, CA 92707