David Harnishfeger

David Harnishfeger

David Harnishfeger

Senior Underwriting Counsel





A knowledgeable and customer-focused professional with over 22 years of title industry experience, David provides highly responsive underwriting guidance and support to agents and their customers throughout Michigan. He offers a well-reasoned and timely analysis of title insurance issues affecting residential and commercial real estate transactions.

David joined First American Title directly out of law school and stays current on changes involving case law and statutes affecting real estate title. He has a deep understanding of the insurance products offered by First American and works closely with the members of the underwriting team to enhance agency relationships and develop training for agents.

David graduated from Bowling green State University with a Bachelor of Arts in business and a minor in environmental studies. He received his Juris Doctor from Western Michigan University - Thomas M. Cooley Law School. David is a member of the Real Property Section of the State Bar of Michigan and is a member of the First American Native American Lands Practice Group. 

Every day First American delivers timely, accurate information with expertise and integrity while adhering to the highest standards of financial stability and professional responsibility. Becoming an agent of First American gives you the necessary tools to be successful in this ever-changing real estate market. Please contact David today to find out how First American’s nationwide strength, local expertise and friendly service can work for you.

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