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    NATC Western Region Counsel to Receive National Women in Law Award

    10/1/2018 10:33:40 AM
    CONCORD, CALIF. – Oct. 1, 2018 – Suzette Z. Torres, Vice President Regional Counsel for North American Title Co.’s (NATC) Western Region, will be presented an award for Collaborative Leadership as part of Corporate Counsel and Inside Counsel’s 2018 National Women in Law Awards.
    The awards honor general counsel, in-house leaders and law firm partners who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing the empowerment of women in law. Torres, along with the other honorees, will be recognized at an awards dinner on Oct. 3 as part of the sponsors’ Women, Influence & Power in Law Conference in Washington, D.C.
    Torres provides legal, underwriting, settlement and regulatory compliance support to NATC operations in Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah.  Additionally, she educates both internal stakeholders and presents to external groups on a variety of special topics related to title insurance and closing services.
    “Suzette has been a tremendous asset to our Western region since she joined us in 2016,” said NATC regional president Dia Demmon. “She is not only a talented attorney with relevant experience in title and escrow, claims, bankruptcy and contract negotiation, she also has experience as a trial attorney and has written several appellate briefs. More importantly, her active involvement in several bar associations has provided leadership and inspiration to other women in the field of law.”
    A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, Torres 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 has served as co-chair of the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area’s In-House Counsel Committee and a board member at large for the Contra Costa County Bar Association – Women’s Section.