North American Title’s Western Region Counsel to Receive National Women in Law Award

October 4, 2018

Suzette Z. Torres, vice president and regional counsel for North American Title Co.’s (NATC) Western Region, received a Collaborative Leadership award as part of Corporate Counsel and Inside Counsel’s 2018 National Women in Law Awards.

The awards honor general counsel, in-house leaders and law firm partners who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the empowerment of women in law. Torres, along with the other honorees, was recognized at an awards dinner on Oct. 3 as part of the sponsors’ Women, Influence & Power in Law Conference in Washington, D.C.

Torres provides legal, underwriting, settlement and regulatory compliance support to NATC operations in Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah. Additionally, she educates both internal stakeholders and presents to external groups on a variety of special topics related to title insurance and closing services.

“Suzette has been a tremendous asset to our Western region since she joined us in 2016,” said Dia Demmon, NATC’s regional president. “She is not only a talented attorney with relevant experience in title and escrow, claims, bankruptcy and contract negotiation, she also has experience as a trial attorney and has written several appellate briefs. More importantly, her active involvement in several bar associations has provided leadership and inspiration to other women in the field of law.”

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