Laurie Grushen appointed vice president-senior national claims counsel


Laurie Grushen has been appointed vice president-senior national claims counsel for First American Title Insurance Company in Santa Ana, announced President Parker S. Kennedy.

Grushen started as an associate regional counsel for the Orange County branch office in 1988. Seven years later she was promoted to regional counsel, her most recent position. Prior to joining First American, Grushen worked for two Orange County law firms where she practiced real estate and municipal law.

Grushen holds a juris doctor from Western State University College of Law in Fullerton, California. She is a member of the board of directors for the Constitutional Rights Foundation of Orange County, where she also served as vice president of development. A native of California, Grushen lives in the city of Placentia with her husband, Steve, and their 3-year-old son, Mitchell.

First American Title Insurance Company, principal subsidiary of The First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), traces its history to 1889. One of the largest title insurers in the nation, the company offers title services through a network of more than 300 offices and 4,000 agents throughout the United States. It also provides title services abroad in Australia, the Bahama Islands, Canada, Guam, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. The company has its headquarters in Santa Ana, California.


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