Title Examination | Underwriting | Claims

Orleans Title Insurance Agency, L.L.C. (Orleans Title), is Steeg Law’s in-house title insurance agency for Commercial and Residential closings, providing added services for our real estate clients. Our attorneys have over 100 years of combined title examination, underwriting and claims handling experience, improving the efficiency and quality of these transactions, which make for orderly closings for owners, sellers, purchasers, lenders, lessors, and lessees.

Orleans Title has issued over $1 billion in title insurance policies for the whole spectrum of commercial real estate transactions throughout Louisiana from shopping centers to office buildings and power plants, and multi-family housing developments.

Orleans Title has issued title insurance to national, regional, local and community banks, developers and property owners in transactions for nursing homes, medical offices, industrial facilities, warehouses, hotels, strip shopping centers, regional shopping centers, drug stores, office buildings, bank branches, condominium developments, distribution centers and apartment buildings throughout the southeast Louisiana region.

A Leader in the Commercial Title Insurance Industry

Orleans Title is an issuing agent of First American Title Insurance Company and Fidelity National Title Insurance Company. Additionally, our attorneys are approved attorneys for Chicago Title Insurance Company. The agency places policies through all three companies, enabling Orleans Title to be a leader in the industry with the experience and financial strength to serve the title insurance needs of our clients.

In addition to providing title insurance for transactions handled through Steeg Law, Orleans Title works with the national commercial services offices of its underwriters, acting as the Louisiana title agent for multi-site/multi-state transactions, including the sale, purchase or refinancing of entire portfolios of commercial properties.

Representative Transactions

  • Served as title agent for the purchase and financing of a shopping center in Lafayette, Louisiana; issued owner’s policy of $24,000,000 and lender’s policy of $17,500,000
  • Represented national service station company in its acquisition of a parcel of vacant land for the construction of a new service station, and issued title insurance on the transaction, and handled construction contract for the new facility
  • Served as title agent for $3,393,375 acquisition of an industrial complex in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
  • Acted as title agent for the purchase and financing of theater complex in southwestern Louisiana
  • Acted as title agent in connection with financing of an assisted living facility in Alexandria, Louisiana
  • Acted as title agent issuing both owner’s and lender’s title insurance for large complex of office buildings in greater new New Orleans area
  • Acted as title agent in connection with the refinancing of a $12 million multi-family apartment complex in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Served as title agent for the issuance of a $2,745,000 construction loan title insurance policy for the expansion of a technical training facility in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana
  • Approved closing agent for regional lenders and mortgage companies

Lead Attorneys

Lillian E. Eyrich

leyrich@steeglaw.com  |  504.582.1199

New Orleans Best Lawyers Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year for 2012
Best Lawyers in America – Real Estate Law (2008-present)

David A. Martinez

dmartinez@steeglaw.com  |  504.582.1199

Best Lawyers in America – Real Estate Law


Title Insurance Rates

The rates for title insurance are regulated by the Department of Insurance. Therefore, title insurance rates are consistent throughout the state. To better understand the costs of title insurance for purchasers, sellers and borrowers who are refinancing, Orleans Title has provided the “Rate Schedule for Policies Issued in Louisiana.”

Download PDF of Rate Schedule for Policies Listed in Louisiana

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