James Harrison Rushton serves as senior commercial underwriting counsel and provides underwriting guidance and assistance to our valued agents in South Carolina. A dedicated professional with over 15 years of experience in the legal and title fields, he has extensive knowledge of both residential and commercial real estate conveyancing.
Prior to joining First American Title, Harrison was an attorney for a Columbia, South Carolina law firm and supervised the Real Estate and Foreclosure practice groups, managed inhouse title curative litigation, oversaw loss-mitigation procedures, and drafted and reviewed complex pleadings for foreclosure actions. He also gained a wealth of experience as an associate attorney for two North Carolina law firms where his responsibilities included abstracting and certifying title, overseeing complex legal transactions regarding commercial real estate, representing homeowners associations in debt collection actions, and assisting clients in probate issues, contract disputes and a wide range of real estate-related issues.
Harrison graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Arts in history and received his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar and North Carolina Bar and holds the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement attainable in the Boy Scouts of America Scouting program.
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 Harrison today to find out how First American’s nationwide strength, local expertise and friendly service can work for you.