Underwriting Underwriting

John Rothermel Senior Vice President, Regional Underwriting Counsel, Southwest Region, Senior Underwriting Counsel, Stewart Title Guaranty Company

A title insurance professional for nearly three decades, Rothermel has been with Stewart since 1998 – first as Texas underwriting counsel and, since 2000, serving as Texas agency manager. He specializes in underwriting title insurance transactions throughout Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. He represents the company before the Texas Legislature, the Texas Department of Insurance and various industry groups.

Rothermel received both his B.A. and J.D. from Southern Methodist University. He has served the Texas Land Title Association (TLTA) in many capacities, including regional vice president and as the chair for various committees, including Legislative, Judiciary, Land Title Institute and Survey. He is a frequent lecturer at events for Stewart, TLTA, the State Bar of Texas, of which he is a member, as well as several study committees for the Texas Insurance Department. He is often called as an expert witness on title insurance matters before the Texas Legislature, and in many hearings and lawsuits.