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Sr. Underwriting Counsel
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Memphis, TN, USA • Franklin, TN, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Excellent understanding of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of real estate title and settlement process
  • General knowledge of Federal and State regulations related to real estate title insurance and settlement services
  • General understanding of underwriting real estate transactions for the issuance of title insurance policies
  • Ability to collaborate and act decisively
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and timely follow up
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Requires abstract thinking and creative solutions
  • Ability to 'think outside the box' and make unique yet sound decisions to resolve complex issues
  • Ability to build relationships and create rapport
  • Law Degree required
  • Admitted to practice in state of employment
  • 8-10 years title underwriting experience
  • Must be familiar with real estate law
  • 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
  • Responsible for communicating information related to underwriting and real estate settlement services from superiors to subordinates
  • Work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to come up with creative solutions to unique circumstances
  • 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
First American

10,001+ employees

Title insurance & professional settlement services
Company Overview
First American is on a mission to provide comprehensive title insurance protection and professional closing/settlement services that produce clear property titles and enable the efficient transfer of real estate.
  • 401k matching
  • Health, vision, dental insurance
  • Professional development