John Adam DiPietro, Esq. Appointed Underwriting Counsel for The Talon Group

October 14, 2004, SANTA ANA, Calif.

The Talon Group, a division of First American Title Insurance Company, today announced that John Adam DiPietro, Esq. has joined the company as underwriting counsel. Working out of the company’s Philadelphia office, DiPietro will provide legal underwriting services for Talon’s direct commercial and agency operations in PennsylvaniaNew Jersey and Delaware.

DiPietro brings more than 28 years of experience in real estate law to his new position. Prior to joining The Talon Group, DiPietro gained extensive experience as a sole practitioner representing a variety of municipalities and local governments, as well as contractors and developers. 

During his career, DiPietro has held solicitorships in Montgomery and Luzerne counties in Pennsylvania, and currently is solicitor for the North Wales Borough, a position he has held since January 2002. A former councilman in Wilkes-Barre, DiPietro also is an accomplished author and professor and speaks fluent French and Italian. He has taught several courses on real estate law and legal research and writing at King’s College, the Career Institute of Philadelphia and the National Business Institute. His published works include a number of articles on a variety of topics ranging from land use law to John F. Kennedy to Columbus Day.

DiPietro earned a bachelor’s degree in history from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., where he graduated summa cum laude. He also holds a juris doctor from the University of Notre Dame Law School. He is a member of the Pennsylvania and Montgomery County Bar Associations and the Pennsylvania State Association of Borough Solicitors. A native of Conshohocken, Pa., where he was a borough solicitor for 12 years, DiPietro currently lives in East Norriton, Pa.

Formed in February 2003, The Talon Group represents the first time a company in the title industry has intentionally established a competitive brand in order to gain market share and improve long-term profitability. Serving the nation’s top real estate markets, the division aggressively competes for market share by providing high-quality title services. Talon is currently operating in key markets such as Washington D.C.ChicagoBaltimorePhiladelphiaBostonDallasIndianapolisNew YorkMichiganOhioUtahArizona, the state of Washington and Florida. Information about The Talon Group and an archive of its press releases can be found on the Internet at

First American Title Insurance Company, the largest subsidiary of The First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), traces its history to 1889. One of the largest title insurers in the nation, the company offers title services through nearly 1,500 offices and an extensive network of agents throughout the United States and abroad. The company has its headquarters in Santa AnaCalif. Information about The First American Corporation’s subsidiaries and an archive of its press releases can be found on the Internet at


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