John Killea is the chief legal and compliance officer of Stewart Information Services Corporation (SISCO). With more than 30 years of legal experience, Killea joined the company in 2000 as counsel in the claims and agency underwriting areas for Stewart Title Insurance Company (STIC), Stewart’s New York underwriter. Later, he served as chief claims counsel and general counsel for STIC, and since 2008 has served as general counsel l for Stewart Title Guaranty Company (STGC).
In his current roles, Killea is responsible for the underwriting, claims, litigation, compliance and regulatory areas for SISCO and its affiliated companies. He oversees the Stewart legal team both domestically and internationally.
Killea holds a bachelor’s degree cum laude from Lafayette College and a Juris Doctorate from Fordham University School of Law. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and has been admitted to practice in the state of New York and the United States District Court for both the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.