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Associate Underwriting Counsel

Company name

First American Financial Corporation

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jun 19,2019

Valid Through

Oct 02,2019

Posted on

Jan 31,2019

Years of Experience

1-4 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Associate Underwriting Counsel
The candidate 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.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have general understanding of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of real estate title and settlement process. Should have general knowledge of Federal and State regulations related to real estate title insurance and settlement services. Must have general understanding of underwriting real estate transactions for the issuance of title insurance policies. Should have ability to collaborate and act decisively. Must be detail oriented. Should have excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills. Should have good organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and timely follow up. Must have strong negotiation skills. Law Degree required. Must have admitted to practice in state of employment. 1-4 years title underwriting experience is required. Must be familiar with real estate law. Licensed to practice law, in good standing.

Additional info

Requisition Number: R006143

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
First American Financial Corporation
633 3rd Avenue
New York City, NY 10017

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