ALTA Representatives, A&A Section
William Burding Jr.EVP/General Counsel
Orange Coast Title Company
1551 N Tustin Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705-8638
William Burding Jr. joined Orange Coast Title Company and its Family of Companies in 1998 and serves as its executive vice president and general counsel. In addition to his legal responsibilities, he is a member of the company's Executive Committee and oversees its Nevada companies in Las Vegas and Reno, which are among the state's largest providers of title related services.
From 1988 through 1993, William practiced law with the Denver firm of Berenbaum and Weinshienk. While in practice he litigated one of the first cases where the Colorado Supreme Court assumed original jurisdiction of the case. From 1993 to 1998 he was the chief operating officer and general counsel for a Colorado-based title company specializing in large multi-state commercial transactions.
William is a member of the American Land Title Association's Board of Governors. He serves on the association's Abstracters and Title Insurance Agents Section Executive Committee and is past chair of the Title Industry Political Action Committee. He's also active in numerous state land title associations, including the California Land Title Association, where he was awarded the 2010 and 2016 President's Awards for outstanding contribution to the California title insurance industry.
In addition to industry related organizations, William sits on the Board of Directors of the Alzheimer's Family Services Center, one of the finest facilities of its kind caring for those suffering with dementia. He graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Whittier College and received his juris doctorate from Loyola Law School-Los Angeles. A frequent lecturer and author in various publications, William is licensed to practice law in California and Colorado.