October 18, 2000, SANTA ANA, Calif.

The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), the nation's leading provider of business information and related products and services, today announced that Nancy Milleen Pettus has been named vice president and counsel for human resources.

In her new position, Pettus will provide counsel to subsidiaries and affiliates of The First American Corporation in matters pertaining to all aspects of labor relations, government compliance and welfare benefit plans. Pettus joined First American's national legal department in January 1987 and, most recently, had served as vice president-personnel counsel for the corporation's principal subsidiary, First American Title Insurance Company.

After earning a bachelor's degree in Music Performance from California State University at Los Angeles, Pettus went on to complete her juris doctor at Loyola Law School. She is active in numerous professional groups, including the American Bar Association, the State Bar of California, the Orange County Bar Association and Orange County Women Lawyers, and is a frequent speaker at various bar conventions and land title association meetings.

A resident of Laguna Beach, Calif., Pettus is the mother of two daughters.

The First American Corporation, based in Santa Ana, Calif., is the nation’s leading provider of business information and related products and services. The corporation’s three primary business segments include: title insurance and services; real estate information and services, which includes mortgage information services and database information and services; and consumer information and services, which provides automotive, subprime and direct-to-consumer credit reporting; resident screening; pre-employment screening; property and automotive insurance tracking services; property and casualty insurance; investment advisory; and trust and banking services. Information about the company and an archive of its press releases can be found on the Internet at


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