New Addition: Kevin Chiarello

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Kevin R. Chiarello joined the Company on July 16, 2019, as Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Old Republic National Title Holding Company and is a member of the Executive Leadership Team.

Kevin has been an attorney for 33 years. Prior to joining Old Republic Title, he was Division Counsel for one of the other major national title insurance underwriters, where he began working in 1996. He served in several capacities there, including: Divisional Counsel and Compliance Officer; Chief Compliance Officer for the parent company; General Counsel and Sales Manager for an attorney services subsidiary; and National Litigation Manager.

Before his career in the title insurance industry, Kevin was a partner at a Los Angeles-based law firm, where he was a trial lawyer for 10 years.

Kevin’s legal and extensive title industry expertise perfectly suit him to oversee the functions of Old Republic Title’s Claims, Litigation and Contract Management Division, led by Elaine Layton, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel; as well as the Regulatory Division, led by Ted Conner, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel.

Active in a number of industry organizations, Kevin is the immediate past president of the California Land Title Association, who began serving on its Board of Governors in 2008. He also is a member of the California Bar Association since 1985. Kevin was admitted to the U.S. District Court, Central District of California in 1987. He is a graduate of Saint Mary’s College of California in Moraga, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in history. He earned his juris doctor at the University of Santa Clara in Santa Clara, Calif.

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