LandAmerica Names Fine as Commercial Underwriting Counsel

March 28, 2002

RICHMOND, Va., /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc., (NYSE: LFG), a provider of title insurance and a broad range of real estate-related services, headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, announces the appointment of Robert Fine as Commercial Underwriting Counsel in the Chicago, Illinois office. Fine will work with our customers to provide creative, tailored coverage to resolve issues associated with common real estate transactions.

In making the announcement of Fine's appointment, Steven Brown, Vice President, Illinois Commercial Manager, stated, "I am confident that Bob will prove an invaluable asset to the continued achievements of our commercial operation. He has over 6 years industry-related experience, and we are pleased to have a professional of his caliber on our team."

Previously, Fine served as lead attorney for the due diligence team at American Tower Company in Schaumburg, Illinois. He also held the position of staff attorney and manager for American Title Company of Washtenaw. He received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts from the University of Michigan. Fine earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Michigan Law School.

Source: LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc.

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North American Title Insurance Company (NATIC) is a seasoned title insurance underwriter, helping title agents to achieve their individual business goals for more than 50 years. Today, the company conducts real estate settlement services in 39 states and the District of Columbia through a network of experienced, independent agents.