Graduate Intern - Transaction Counsel at First American Title (Kansas City, MO)

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Company Summary
Join a team that puts its People First! As a member of First American's family of companies, National Commercial Services provides single-point service for simple to multi-property/multi-state national commercial real estate transactions. Since 1889, First American (NYSE: FAF) has held an unwavering belief in its people. They are passionate about what they do, and we are equally passionate about fostering an environment where all feel welcome, supported, and empowered to be innovative and reach their full potential. Our inclusive, people-first culture has earned our company numerous accolades, including being named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for six consecutive years. We have also earned awards as a best place to work for women, diversity and LGBTQ+ employees, and have been included on more than 50 regional best places to work lists. First American will always strive to be a great place to work, for all. For more information, please visit www.careers.firstam.com.

Job Summary

First American's Internship Program is a full-time, 10-12 week paid internship from June - August, 2022. The intern will work in a program designed to help graduate and legal students gain experience and develop the technology, professional and interpersonal skills that will be invaluable throughout their career. Interns are given exposure by working in a corporate environment within the Financial/Title Industry balanced with intern specific activities, executive level presentations and networking opportunities while under the close supervision and guidance of their manager or in-house counsel for the Underwriting program. 2L and 3L law students in the Underwriting program will work on assignments related to Real Estate Law. Underwriting interns will also be attending approximately 5 hours of training per week and will work on various projects in the office including but not limited to: legal research for underwriters, preparing indemnity letters, attending seminars, and visiting customers' or agents' offices with underwriters. Graduate interns are assigned significant work assignments to support a specific business function within Marketing, Human Resources, IT, Operations, Accounting and Finance.

Responsibilities

Law at the intersection of property, contracts, and secured transactions. This is a dynamic role, underwriting complex title and escrow issues while working to facilitate commercial real estate transactions around the country.

Knowledge and Skills/Technology Used
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite applications.
  • An interest and willingness to learn about the Mortgage, Real Estate, Financial, Title Insurance or related industries.
  • The ability to solve problems, be detailed oriented and be conscientious about all work completed.
  • An ingrained concern for the customer and representing our Company in the best professional manner as possible.
  • The potential to excel in the following competencies: Communication, Customer Focus, Ethics & Integrity, Teamwork & Adaptability, Productivity & Initiative.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.


Typical Education
  • Pre-law field of study


First American invests in its employees' development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. First American is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Based on eligibility, First American offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO/paid sick leave and other great benefits like an employee stock purchase plan.
More Information on First American Title
First American Title operates in the Insurance industry. The company is located in Santa Ana, CA and Santa Ana, CA. First American Title was founded in 1889. It has 13104 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 3 open jobs at First American Title, click here.
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