Job Details

Underwriting Counsel

Company name

First American Financial Corporation

Organization Type


Job Type


Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required


Honolulu, HI

Date Last Verified

Feb 13,2018

Posted on

Feb 07,2018
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Underwriting Counsel The candidate will provide underwriting support, counsel, and authorization to company personnel, agents, and customer(s), related to the issuance of real estate title insurance commitments and policies. Will 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. Assignments are general and less complex in nature and instructions are usually detailed. Works under general supervision setting own priorities and objectives. Ability to independently make decisions up to an authorized amount. 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

The candidate should have Law Degree. Must be Admitted to practice in state of employment. Must have 5-7 years of title underwriting experience. Must be familiar with real estate law. Must be Licensed to practice law, in good standing. Strong understanding of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of real estate title and settlement process is required. General knowledge of Federal and State regulations related to real estate title insurance and settlement services is required. Must have general understanding of underwriting real estate transactions for the issuance of title insurance policies.

Additional info

Requisition Number R002466

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
First American Financial Corporation
1177 Kapiolani Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96814

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