SVP, Chief Underwriting Counsel/Centralized Businesses
FIRST AMERICAN TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY
Karen Saez is Senior Vice President/Chief Underwriting Counsel – Centralized Businesses for First American Title Insurance Company. In her role, she supports the National Commercial Services and National Mortgage Services channels within First American Title. She first joined First American in 1984 in the San Diego office and has served in all capacities within a title operation. Prior to her current position, Karen was an Associate Senior Underwriter with the Corporate Underwriting Department and has served as the Regional Counsel for the local operations in San Diego, CA where she was responsible for both claims and underwriting. Karen has chaired and been the Corporate Underwriting Sponsor of several National Underwriting Practice Groups. Karen received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, San Diego and her Juris Doctor from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. She is a member of the California State Bar, San Diego Bar Association and sits on the State Legislative/Regulatory Action Committee for the American Land Title Association, the Forms and Practices Committee for the California Land Title Association, and the Signing Professional Work Group. She has been a frequent speaker on several topics under the title and settlement umbrella.