Will Avant is AVP & Area Counsel for Fidelity National Title Group based from the ALMA Agency operations in Birmingham, providing underwriting counsel, industry education and advocacy for title insurance agents and approved attorneys throughout Alabama, Mississippi and Arkansas. Prior to joining the company, Will was a Partner in a Huntsville law firm, as well as in-house counsel with Caterpillar, Inc. Will graduated from Auburn University in 2003 and The University of Alabama School of Law (J.D., 2006, LL.M. in Taxation, 2010), and he is licensed to practice law in Alabama, Mississippi, and Arkansas. Will serves on the education committee and legislative affairs committee for the Alabama Land Title Association and the Land Title Association of Mississippi; he is a Founder’s Circle member of TitlePac; and he regularly speaks at title insurance seminars both regionally and nationally. He provides a wealth of experience in the arenas of compliance, complex commercial transactions, management and training, as well as leading our legal and underwriting operations at Fidelity. Will, and his wife Leslie, reside in Birmingham and are the proud parents of two children, Rachel and Crawford.