Title insurer Fidelity National Financial Inc. (FNF) announced that, through the end of January, it laid off approximately 1,500 of the 5,500 employees it inherited through the acquisition of three units of LandAmerica Financial Group Inc.

The acquisition of Commonwealth Land Title, Lawyers Title and United Capital Title closed on Dec. 22, 2008, and FNF Chairman William P. Foley II said through the first month of ownership, Jacksonville, Fla.-based FNF has reduced the existing workforce of those units by 27 percent and closed about 125 offices.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free
PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader.


  • All PropertyCasualty360.com news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including BenefitsPRO.com and ThinkAdvisor.com.

Already have an account?



Join PropertyCasualty360

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join PropertyCasualty360.com now!

  • Unlimited access to PropertyCasualty360.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including BenefitsPRO.com, ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join PropertyCasualty360

Copyright © 2023 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.