First American promotes Albert Rush to senior vice president in charge of claims prevention


July 25, 1994, SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA

Albert Rush has been promoted to senior vice president in charge of claims prevention for First American Title Insurance Company, according to President Parker S. Kennedy.

In this new position, Rush will oversee educational and training systems on a national basis, travelling to company offices nationwide. He will also work closely with the national underwriting and reinsurance departments.

Rush joined First American in 1982 as assistant claims counsel and became vice president-claims counsel in 1984. He became head of the home office legal department in January of 1992. He will be succeeded by Timothy P. Sullivan. Prior to joining First American, Rush was in private practice for ten years.

Rush received his bachelor of arts in international relations from the University of Southern California (USC), as well as his juris doctor from the USC Law Center. He is a member of the California and Orange County Bar Associations.

Rush and his wife Paula live in Lake Forest with their two sons.

First American Title Insurance Company, principal subsidiary of The First American Financial Corporation, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 1989. One of the largest title insurers in the nation, it offers title services through a network of more than 300 offices and 4,000 agents in all 50 states. It also provides title services abroad in the Bahama Islands, Bermuda, Canada, Guam, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. National headquarters are located in Santa Ana, California.

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