Associate Counsel/Underwriter

Wayne, PA

Old Republic Title has an excellent opportunity available for an Associate Counsel/Underwriter in our Wayne, Pennsylvania office. This role will assist with underwriting questions, light claims, policy approvals, and indemnity requests.

To apply, email resume in a pdf format, along with salary requirements to: Shayna Best

Essential Functions:

  • Advise management, and communicate with legal staff, approved attorneys and agents within the area on title matters and on underwriting policies and procedures
  • Provides advice to company employees on title clearance, escrow and title issues.
  • Responsible for providing Pennsylvania/Delaware-specific advice with regard to claims under policies of title insurance, escrow related claims, and underwriting.
  • Authorizes over limit policy approvals and approves assumption of risk within prescribed limits.
  • Review and approve, prior to issuance, commitments and policies of direct operations office, production department, and agents where complex issues arise.
  • Participate in state land title association and other trade organizations and stays abreast of any title insurance or legal issues affecting state operations.
  • Participate in webinars, seminars and other educational presentations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook.

Physical/Mental Demands:

  • Ability to perform under pressure and be flexible with disruptions throughout the workday.
  • Must be able to work approved and requested overtime, by supervisor.
  • Repetitive and continual typing motion is required.
  • Sedentary work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting a majority of the time. Walking and standing are required, occasionally.

Experience: 

  • 3 - 5 years

 

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 a pdf format, along with salary requirements to: Shayna Best


Note: If you currently are employed by Old Republic Title (or one of its wholly owned affiliated companies) please contact your human resources representative regarding the application process.

Old Republic Title is an Equal Opportunity Employer