Stewart Title Appoints Vice President, Senior Underwriting Counsel

HOUSTON (Dec. 21, 2015) – Stewart Title® announced today that Stefanie Lally-Ardrey has been promoted to vice president, senior underwriting counsel, serving in Stewart’s New York Commercial Services Center where she assists customers with their local, national and cross-border commercial real estate transactions. She previously served as associate senior underwriting counsel.

Lally-Ardrey brings more than 14 years of industry experience to her new role. She previously served as a real estate counsel in private practice in New York City. In addition she served as a  national underwriting counsel for Title Associates, a division of Stewart Title Insurance Company, for 10 years before taking the associate senior underwriting counsel position with Stewart Title Guaranty Company Commercial Services in early 2015. 

“Stefanie has a long history at Stewart, and has proven herself to be a tremendous asset to the organization,” said Chris Lawrence, senior vice president, senior underwriting counsel and manager. “Her specialties in multi-state, high-liability commercial transactions will greatly benefit the internal team, our trusted industry partners and ultimately our clients.”

Lally-Ardrey received her B.A. from Columbia University, her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School and a master’s degree of international affairs from the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs. She is admitted to the New York State Bar Association.

She will be based at Stewart’s Fairfield, Connecticut office at 929 Kings HWY E and can be reached at or (646) 787-2617.

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