Joe Powell NTPUnderwriter
Managing Underwriting Counsel at Fidelity National Title Group – NCS Southeast
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Fidelity National Title Group – NCS Southeast
Managing Underwriting Counsel
Joe Powell is Vice President and Managing Underwriting Counsel for Fidelity National Title Group – National Commercial Services Southeast. In that role, he leads a team of lawyers and commercial transaction staff in Atlanta charged with assessing risk and providing a high-level, single point of contact service in significant transactions throughout the country. Previous to this, Joe served as Area Counsel with ALMA Agency operations for over seven years in Birmingham, underwriting for title insurance agents and approved attorneys throughout Mississippi, Alabama, and Arkansas on all Company brands. Prior to joining FNTG in 2011, he was in private practice in Tuscaloosa and was a Castle Club agent for Chicago Title. A 1993 graduate of the University of Alabama and 1997 graduate of its School of Law, Joe is admitted to practice law in Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia, and maintains his individual title insurance agent licenses in both Mississippi and Alabama. Committed to lifelong learning, Joe earned the LL.M. in Risk Management from Texas A&M University School of Law in 2019. In 2016, Joe earned the National Title Professional™ Designation from the American Land Title Association and has been re-certified every three years. In May 2018, Joe received the Outstanding Advocate Award from ALTA’s Title Action Network. Active on social media, Joe is currently ranked 37th out of 150 international Commercial Real Estate Influencers (#CREi) on Twitter. Professor Joe Powell also teaches a course for Texas A&M University School of Law to Master’s Level students (LL.M. & M.Jur.) on Commercial Real Estate Transactions & Development. In 2023, Joe was admitted as a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. Joe and his wife of 27 years, Mikki, have 4 children and serve at Northport Baptist Church.