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Underwriting

Evelyn Durant

Assistant Vice President, Senior Underwriting Counsel, Stewart Title Guaranty Company; Administrative Counsel, Stewart Title Commercial Services

Evelyn has over 32 years of experience in the title industry. She was a partner with the Louisiana firm of Pierson Drake & Scott, where she practiced in the areas of real estate, banking, probate and administrative law. After leaving private practice, she served as state counsel, claims counsel and vice president for Lawyers Title. In 1998, Evelyn joined Stewart Title Guaranty Company as a title coordinator and closing specialist. She then was named underwriting counsel and commercial transactions manager for Stewart Title Guaranty Company in Louisiana. Currently, Evelyn acts in a dual capacity as senior underwriting counsel and administrative counsel for Stewart Title Commercial Services, and specializes in underwriting title insurance transactions throughout the U.S., coinsurance and reinsurance, and multi-site/multi-state commercial transactions.

Evelyn graduated with a B.A. from Stephens College and received her J.D. from the Louisiana State University School of Law.