NORTH AMERICAN TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY is a seasoned title insurance underwriter, helping title agents to achieve their individual business goals for more than 50 years. Today, the company conducts real estate settlement services in 39 states and the District of Columbia through a network of experienced, independent agents and its affiliates. In the past several years, we have become known as the “underwriter next door,” because our associates are always easy to reach and our processes are, at all times, quick and straightforward. Our agency application process is fast and transparent for qualified agents. NATIC offers a one-hour underwriting response guarantee that is unparalleled in our industry. In addition, we value our agents based on their title industry knowledge and experience, not just on profits alone.

Suzette Z Torres

VP Regional Counsel

Suzette Z. Torres serves as underwriting counsel for NATIC agents throughout California. Prior to joining NATIC, Suzette was with another national underwriter, first as vice president/trial counsel and most recently as vice president/underwriting counsel, based in San Francisco. As a partner at Bardellini, Straw, Cavin & Bupp LLP, her practice included resolving title and escrow claims, negotiating business disputes, managing contract negotiations, trials and handling adversary proceedings in bankruptcy. A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, Suzette received her Juris Doctor from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. She is a member of the board of governors for the California Women Lawyers organization and is also an active member of the In-House Counsel Network of that organization. She serves as co-chair of the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area’s In-House Counsel Committee and is a board member at large for the Contra Costa County Bar Association – Women’s Section.

Suzette Z Torres 
VP Regional Counsel 

Office Address
1855 Gateway Boulevard, Suite 600 
Concord, CA 94520 

Office: 925-935-5599
510-329-9161 (cell)
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