John C. McCarthy serves as Regional Underwriting Counsel for the Gulf Coast Region of First American Title Insurance Company and State Counsel for First American Title Insurance Company of Louisiana. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in history from Tulane University and obtained his Juris Doctor from LSU Law School. Prior to joining First American in 2007, he practiced in general civil law throughout Louisiana. A frequent speaker at corporate seminars and educational meetings, John is a member of many professional organizations including the Louisiana State Bar Association and American Land Title Association (ALTA) and TAN. He is also a member of the Louisiana Land Title Association (LLTA) was a former President, former member of the Board of Directors, is the Louisiana Title Statistical Services Organization, Inc. (LATISSO) forms and rates committees as the Chairman, and New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Title Attorneys (NOMATA), where he serves as Treasurer.