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Jim Pyle Group Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Jim Pyle serves as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for Stewart Lender Services and all of its subsidiary companies. Jim manages routine and complex legal and compliance matters relative to adverse litigation, contract negotiation, mergers and acquisitions, ongoing business operations, internal and external audit, physical and technical security, licensing requirements and other regulatory matters relative to these companies. Additionally, Jim regularly advises and consults with the business leaders to ensure that ongoing and future business lines within the companies are legally protected and compliant with the various state and federal regulatory authorities and remain above the industry standard in reputation. Jim has been heavily involved in navigating the contractual and regulatory requirements that have arisen since the 2008 financial crisis in developing programs and policies within the companies to allow for active involvement by Stewart Lender Services in providing loss mitigation and other mortgage services to major financial institutions throughout the country. Jim continues to be actively involved in the constantly evolving regulatory environment and meeting the challenges to overcome any legal hurdles to allow Stewart Lender Services to operate in a fully legal and compliant manner in all of its title insurance and mortgage service activities.

Prior to joining Stewart, Jim worked extensively in risk management, compliance program development, litigation and settlement negotiation, providing management and consulting services for nationally recognized professional liability insurers, underwriters and health care provider organizations throughout the United States.

Jim holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Baylor University and a juris doctorate from South Texas College of Law. Jim is admitted to practice law in Texas and is an active member of the State Bar of Texas. He lives in Sugar Land, TX with his wife and two children.