Gary Urquhart serves as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Fidelity National Title Group, Inc., one of the nation’s largest and most respected groups of title insurance underwriters. As General Counsel, Gary is responsible for managing corporate legal affairs, including law department operations, as well as staffing and management of operational costs.
Gary previously served as Chief Claims Counsel for Fidelity National Financial, Inc., the parent company of Fidelity National Title Group. In that role, Gary was responsible for overseeing high liability matters, including challenges to ownership of real estate, breach-of-contract actions, and coverage litigation arising under title insurance policies. In addition, he managed the day-to-day operations of the claims centers.
Gary has also served as a Regional Claims Center Manager responsible for directing an in-house corporate legal department specializing in real estate litigation. He was responsible for overseeing litigation arising within the center’s jurisdiction. During his 20-year tenure with Fidelity National, Gary has also served as a Regional Claims Attorney and as a Senior Claims Attorney.
A 1980 graduate of Seton Hall University with a B.A. degree in Political Science, Gary earned his J.D. degree in 1986 from Drake University School of Law. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Trial Lawyers Association and the Corporate Bar Association.