First American Title promotes Timothy Sullivan to head the home office legal department


July 25, 1994, SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA

Timothy P. Sullivan of San Clemente has been promoted, and will now head the home office legal department for First American Title Insurance Company, according to President Parker S. Kennedy. Sullivan will assume this position from Albert Rush, who has been promoted to senior vice president in charge of claims prevention.

Sullivan joined First American's national staff in April 1992 as vice president-claims counsel. Prior to joining the company, he was in private practice for 18 years, 11 of which were spent serving as First American's outside counsel.

"Tim has been working closely with Bert Rush for over two years, with a special emphasis on major claims," Kennedy said. "This training, in conjunction with his background as a trial attorney, lends itself very well to his new duties."

Sullivan received his bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Southern California and his juris doctor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He and his wife Janette have two children.

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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