AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

  • Title legal Counsel

    Job Locations US-FL-TBD
    Requisition ID
    2018-6383
    Category
    Title
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    AmTrust Title is an agent-centric title insurance company grounded in offering next-level customer service with a dynamic team approach, backed by the deep financial resources of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI). Headquartered in Manhattan, our focus is the accurate and efficient provision of title insurance to real estate owners, law firms, managers, global investors, hedge funds, developers, REITs, and lenders. Deeply focused on customer service and satisfaction, the agency’s prime objective is to provide transactions that close successfully.

     

    We are seeking a Title Legal Counsel with 5-7 years of title underwriting experience and solid experience underwriting commercial transactions. Juris Doctor degree, admitted to practice in state of employment and in good standing required. 


     

    Responsibilities

    • Reports to Chief State Agency Counsel.
    • Utilize underwriting standards and guidelines within delegated authority limits to underwrite the issuance of title insurance.
    • Underwrite sophisticated commercial and residential transactions.
    • Act in accordance with risk decisions of Company and keep management aware of risks undertaken and possible consequences.
    • Provide underwriting support and expertise to Company personnel, agents and customers related to the issuance of real estate title insurance commitments and policies for residential and commercial transactions.
    • Present continuing education and continuing legal education courses to agents, customers and internal personnel.
    • Prepare bulletins to agents on legal and underwriting developments.
    • Keep abreast of the latest developments in the title industry.
    • General knowledge of federal and state regulations relating to real estate title insurance and settlement services

     

    Qualifications

     

    • Juris Doctor degree;
    • Admitted to practice in state of employment and in good standing;
    • 5-7 years of title underwriting experience with solid experience underwriting commercial transactions;
    • Strong interpersonal and relationship development skills;
    • Excellent business sense and judgment;
    • Detail oriented;
    • General knowledge of federal and state regulations relating to real estate title insurance and settlement services;
    • Strong negotiation skills;
    • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills;
    • Ability to collaborate, “think outside the box” and make sound decisions to resolve complex matters;
    • Good organizational skills;
    • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and follow up in a timely manner;
    • Ability to travel and work outside normal business hours;

    What We Offer

    AmTrust Financial Services offers a competitive compensation package and excellent career advancement opportunities.  Our benefits include: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, Paid Vacation and Holidays.

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