State Underwriting Counsel

Full Time

 

Alpharetta, GA

 

Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, one of the nation's largest title insurers, has an excellent opportunity available for a State Underwriting Counsel in our Alpharetta, GA office.


 

SUMMARY:

 

Provides underwriting support and expertise to company personnel, agents, and customer(s), related to the issuance of real estate title insurance commitments and policies in Georgia. 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. Also presents pertinent information at continuing education seminars the Company conducts throughout the state on various real estate and title insurance subjects.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

Position requires underwriting of title insurance risks by applying Georgia Law to transactions and issues raised throughout the state of Georgia. Person occupying this position must stay current on all relevant Georgia statutes, regulations and case law pertinent to the underwriting function and participate in the preparation and delivery of continuing legal education presentations.


  • Prepare periodic customer bulletins and conduct periodic seminars with customers, agents and attorney clients on underwriting topics.
  • Build strong relationships with attorney agents for both commercial and residential transactions.
  • Provide proactive and timely response and resolution to title policy and endorsement underwriting queries.
  • Actively manage any title, survey or other issues that arise in transactions to ensure accurate risk analysis.
  • Collaborate with other ORT Underwriting Counsel and Legal to share and discuss legal, transactional and title underwriting issues encountered on specific transactions.
  • Ability to analyze complex legal issues quickly and accurately and articulate clear solutions.
  • Ability to present in-depth continuing education presentations on title insurance and real property matters.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and handle multiple projects.


KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

 

  • Juris Doctorate degree and a Georgia BAR license
  • Background in Georgia Real Property Law and Title Insurance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


The above statements reflect the principal function and most significant duties of the job, and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that are inherent in the job.


We offer a competitive salary, and excellent benefit package including health, life and disability insurance; paid time off; and retirement plans. To apply, email resume in .pdf format along with salary requirements to: Nancy Bowman



Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Note: If you currently are employed by Old Republic Title (or one of its wholly owned affiliated companies) and you are in your introductory period of employment; you are not eligible to apply for this open position until you are no longer in your introductory period. If your employment status currently is "conditional" subject to written performance deficiencies or conditions for improvement, you are not eligible to apply for this open position until your employment status is no longer "conditional" subject to written performance deficiencies or conditions for improvement. If you have questions, contact your human resources representative.

Old Republic Title is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

*Old Republic Title's policy-issuing underwriters are Old Republic National Title Insurance Company,
and American Guaranty Title Insurance Company.

 

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