Title Counsel Work Group

The purpose and scope of work of this work group is to:

  1. Promote the exchange of information within the ALTA membership about current developments in the law affecting title insurance and conveyancing generally.
  2. Conduct semi-annual meetings to facilitate the exchange of information.
  3. Establish an institutional mechanism for sharing views on common legal problems.
  4. Assist the ALTA Legislative & Regulatory Counsel in advising ALTA officers and staff on specific legal developments.
  5. Assist the ALTA Legislative & Regulatory Counsel in providing legal review of publications and other legal documents.
  6. Act as task force on any legal problem facing the title industry which is identified by the Title Insurance Underwriters Section executive committee as warranting the committee's consideration.
  7. Assist the ALTA Legislative & Regulatory Counsel in the development of bulletins to the membership on legal and general underwriting issues of broad concern.


Chair

Cheryl Cowherd NTP

Senior Underwriting Counsel
Agents National Title Insurance Company
Columbia, MO

Members

Julie Angelakos ITP, NTP

Midwest Regional Underwriting Counsel
First American Title Insurance Co
Warrenville, IL

Michael D Behrens

Managing Counsel
FNF Family of Companies
Jacksonville, FL


Heather Bland

VP, Senior Underwriting Counsel
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Saint Charles, IL

David G. Boss

Senior Partner
Dillon Miller Ahuja & Boss, LLP
Carlsbad, CA


Richard Bramhall

Chief Underwriting Counsel
Westcor Land Title Insurance Company
Lancaster, PA

Lin Brasier

Alliant National Title Insurance Company, Inc.
Longmont, CO


Shawn T. Briner

Attorney
Briner Law Group, LLC
Chesterfield, MO

Dan Buchanan

SVP, Deputy Chief Title Counsel
First American Title Insurance Co
Santa Ana, CA


Timothy F. Cain

Managing Member
Access Title Agency, LLC
Raleigh, NC

Tabitha Campbell

Managing Counsel
Fidelity National Title Group
Omaha, NE


Margaret Cook

General Counsel
Alliant National Title Insurance Company, Inc.
Longmont, CO

David H Cox Esq.

Of Counsel
Jackson & Campbell, PC
Washington, DC


Marilyn C. Cunningham

VP, Mid-Atlantic Regional Underwriting Counsel
Doma Title Insurance, Inc.
Miami, FL

Maria Deligiorgis

Director of National Expansion & General Counsel
UT Citywide, LLC
McLean, VA


Elizabeth Faber

Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.
Chicago, IL

Nancy Ferguson

VP/State Counsel
Chicago Title
Greensboro, NC


Jennifer Gaytan

Underwriting Counsel
FNF Family of Companies
Jacksonville, FL

Monica Gilroy NTP

Managing Partner
The Gilroy Firm LLC
Atlanta, GA


Christopher Glaser Esq.

Jackson & Campbell, PC
Washington, DC

Lori F. Glebocki

National Commercial Counsel
Chicago Title
Baltimore, MD


James L. Gosdin

Sr. VP, Chief UW Counsel
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Houston, TX

Stephen C. Gregory

Underwriting Counsel
WFG National Title Insurance Company
Portland, OR


Sean Holland

VP & Underwriting Counsel
Fidelity National Title Group
Seattle, WA

Jeremy Holley

Amrock LLC
Detroit, MI


David Jenkins Esq., CLTP, CTIP, NTP

National Underwriting & Expansion Counsel
Doma Title Insurance, Inc.
Miami, FL

Melanie Kido

VP, MA State Counsel
CATIC
Waltham, MA


Brandon Kilberg

VP, Associate General Counsel
Radian Title Insurance Inc.
Independence, OH

Ginny Lafferty

Amrock Title Insurance Company
Detroit, MI


Nancy K. Landmark NTP

VP and Senior Title Counsel
Commercial Partners Title, a division of Chicago Title Insurance Company - 200 S 6th St Ste 1300 MN
Minneapolis, MN

Margery Q Lee

Vice President |General Counsel
Doma Insurance Agency, Inc.
Miami, FL


Anthony M Lombardi Esq.

VP and Associate General Counsel
CATIC
Hartford, CT

Erica G Lybrand

Special Counsel
Blair Cato Pickren Casterline, LLC
Columbia, SC


Annie Malave

Underwriting Counsel
First American Title Insurance Co
Maple Grove, MN

Dillon Malone

Director
Iowa Title Guaranty, A Division of Iowa Finance Authority
Des Moines, IA


Christopher McChesney

Chief Claims Cousnel
Doma Title Insurance, Inc.
Miami, FL

Charity Murow

Senior Underwriting Counsel
Proper Title
Chicago, IL


Sean O'Callaghan

Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Houston, TX

Lance R. Pomerantz

Attorney at Law
Lance R. Pomerantz, Attorney at Law - Land Title Law
Sayville, NY


Joseph E. Powell NTP

VP|Managing Underwriting Counsel
Fidelity National Title Group
Atlanta, GA

Paul D Pruitt

Associate General Counsel
Title Resources Guaranty Company
Hewitt, TX


Stephen C Reid

V.P.-Underwriting Counsel
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
Houston, TX

Rebecca Rhoda

VP, Managing Counsel
FNF Family of Companies
Jacksonville, FL


Courtney Robbins

Senior Underwriting Legal Counsel
Amrock Title Insurance Company
Detroit, MI

Sheldon Rubin Esq.

Rubin & Eagan, APC
Los Angeles, CA


James C. Russick

SE Regional Counsel
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Tampa, FL

Michael N. Russo Jr., Esq.

Attorney/Shareholder
Council, Baradel, Kosmerl & Nolan, PA
Annapolis, MD


Sam Shiel

VP, National Underwriting Cnsl
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
Chicago, IL

Irl Silverstein

attorney
Silverstein Title Agency, LLC
Metairie, LA


Christopher Smart

Attorney
Carlton Fields
Tampa, FL

Judi Souza CEI, CSEO, NTP

Owner
Escrow Expertise
San Jose, CA


Giancarlo Spolidoro

SVP, Senior Commercial Underwriting Counsel
Chicago Title Company
Los Angeles, CA

Gloria Tison

General Counsel/Manager
Kotner Title and Abstract, LLC
Harrisburg, IL


Staff

Steve Gottheim

General Counsel
American Land Title Association
Washington, DC