Kelsea's extensive litigation and curative experience offers our agents a knowledgeable partner for their underwriting needs. She will be a perfect fit for the underwriting team at NATIC.
MIAMI (PRWEB) March 20, 2018
North American Title Insurance Co. (NATIC) has hired Kelsea Laun as vice president, regional underwriting counsel for the Southeast region, supporting the existing counsel, Mike Bates. Together, they will provide legal and underwriting support to NATIC agents throughout Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
“Kelsea is connected to our markets in Atlanta, across Georgia, and in Tennessee and the other southeastern states,” said Valerie Jahn-Grandin, NATIC executive vice president and chief underwriting counsel. “Her extensive litigation and curative experience offers our agents a knowledgeable partner for their underwriting needs.
“As someone who is both practical in her approach as well as committed to the highest level of customer service, Kelsea will be a perfect fit for the underwriting team at NATIC,” added Jahn-Grandin.
Laun began her legal career representing individuals in landlord-tenant disputes and later co-founded an Atlanta residential real estate firm. Laun previously handled all aspects of consumer bankruptcy at a large, metro Atlanta bankruptcy law firm, including petition filing and adversarial litigation. Prior to joining NATIC, she was managing attorney for the litigation department of The Gilroy Firm. She is licensed to practice law in Florida, Georgia and Tennessee and is board certified as a consumer bankruptcy specialist.
“My background in real estate transactions, bankruptcy and title curative litigation gives me the foundation needed to help NATIC agents keep abreast of existing and emerging risks and trends,” said Laun. “I look forward to applying my knowledge to help NATIC agents prosper and grow with the company.”
Laun is a member of the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and her Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve University. Laun serves as co-chair for the Georgia Network of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation.
Located in Atlanta, Laun may be reached via NATIC’s state underwriting email: (two-letter state abbreviation)firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone number (770) 990-2694, or via NATIC headquarters, 760 NW 107th Ave., Suite 401, Miami, FL 33172, telephone number (800) 374-8475.
About North American Title Insurance Co.
North American Title Insurance Co. (NATIC) is a seasoned title insurance underwriter, helping title agents achieve the goal of true business success for over 50 years. The company operates in 39 states and the District of Columbia. NATIC earned the reputation as the “underwriter next door” because its decision makers and associates are easy to reach and their processes are quick and straightforward, including a one-hour underwriting response guarantee that is unparalleled in the industry. The NATIC agency application process is fast and transparent for qualified agents.
NATIC is in Peer Group 1, which groups companies with total assets of greater than $100 million as determined by Kroll Bond Rating Agency Inc., and is ranked 6th by The Performance of the Title Insurance Underwriters© in terms of cash or cash equivalents. NATIC generated more than $230 million in agency premiums in 2016 and maintains a policyholder surplus of approximately $82 million as of Dec. 31, 2017.
NATIC earned a rating of: A' (A Prime) Unsurpassed from Demotech, Inc., A- from Kroll and B++ (Good) from A.M Best. NATIC is headquartered in Miami, Florida. To learn more, visit http://www.natic.com.