Entrust your major transactions to me and my NCS Florida team for accurate due diligence support, creative risk mitigation solutions, and proactive closing expertise.
I am proud to be a national commercial underwriting counsel and manager with 15+ years experience leading elite, boutique operations of attorneys, underwriters/examiners, commercial closers, and transaction management personnel in best-in-class commercial title insurance order fulfillment, underwriting, and closing services.
Michael J. Moore (“Mike”) serves as Vice President and Counsel - NCS Florida State Manager for First American Title Insurance Company’s National Commercial Services operations in Florida. Mike is responsible for the division’s commercial title sales, underwriting, and closing operations in Orlando, Clearwater, and South Florida and he leads a team of underwriting counsel, commercial closers, examiners, paralegals and other title professionals who facilitate both local and multi-state, national transactions. Mike works with major real estate customers and large law firm agents throughout the country to strategically advance their business objectives and align his teams to best manage their commercial real estate transactions. Mike previously served as Commercial Services Division Manager and Counsel for The Talon Group – a division of First American Title Insurance Company. Under Mike’s leadership, his Talon Commercial Services operations grew to be the most profitable commercial operation in the Talon division from 2003-2007.
Mike’s 20 years in the commercial title insurance arena include significant management and legal department posts. Prior to joining First American in 2003, Mike served as vice president and national commercial services manager for another major national title insurer for 5 years. Prior to entering senior management, Mike served in various regional underwriting counsel roles for the same company from 1992 – 1998. In addition, Mike’s experience at that company included serving as vice president and counsel for their national 1031 exchange company.
Mike is an AV-rated member of the Florida Bar and has served on the Executive Council of the bar’s Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section.
Mike has developed and presented a variety of continuing legal education seminars for Florida bar members in the past. Mike’s prior seminars covered the 2003/2004 ALTA revised title policy endorsements, Florida Construction Lien Law, legal ethics, advanced sovereign lands and water-related real property title issues, an extensive overview of the state’s title insurance regulations set forth in Florida Administrative Code Chapter 4-186, and advanced title insurance issues and coverages available in the context of multi-state, securitized commercial real property transactions.
Mike is proud to have attended the University of Florida, where he earned a degree in Public Relations. Mike then went on to attend Stetson University College of Law where he was a published Editorial Board member of the Stetson Law Review. Mike grew up in Cooper City, Florida and now resides with his wife Linda in Central Florida.
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