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Evelyn Durant Assistant Vice President, Senior Underwriting Counsel, Stewart Title Guaranty Company; Administrative Counsel, Stewart National Title Services

Durant 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, Durant joined Stewart as a title coordinator and closing specialist. She then was named underwriting counsel and commercial transactions manager for Stewart in Louisiana. Currently, Durant acts in a dual capacity as senior underwriting counsel and administrative counsel for Stewart Commercial Services, and specializes in underwriting title insurance transactions throughout the U.S., coinsurance and reinsurance, and multi-site/ multi-state commercial transactions.

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