Lawrence F. Scofield Jr. Joins The Talon Group as Vice President and New England States Manager

June 25, 2004, SANTA ANA, Calif.

The Talon Group, a division of First American Title Insurance Company, today announced that Lawrence F. Scofield Jr. has been appointed vice president and New England states manager. 

In this new position, Scofield will capitalize on his extensive management, marketing and underwriting expertise to establish an office in Boston that will service the New England market. A 25-year veteran of the real estate and title industries, Scofield previously served as senior vice president and New England states manager for a large Boston-area underwriter. 

After completing bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Boston College, Scofield went on to earn a juris doctor from Suffolk University Law School. He is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Massachusetts Bar, the Abstract Club, the Real Estate Bar Association of Massachusetts and the U.S. Supreme Court Bar, and a former member of the ALTA Forms Committee.

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 Washington D.C., Chicago, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Dallas, Indianapolis, upstate New York, Michigan, Ohio, Utah, Arizona, 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 Ana, Calif. 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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