Attorneysʹ Title Guaranty Fund, Inc., Chicago
Kathy Xiahou is an underwriting attorney in the Chicago office of Attorneysʹ Title Guaranty Fund, Inc. (ʺATGʺ). Ms. Xiahou works with ATG member attorneys, lenders and closers in underwriting all aspects of residential and commercial real estate transactions. She is an editor of Casenotes and Underwritersʹ Bulletin, one of ATGʹs monthly electronic publications. She is also a presenter in ATGʹs legal education programs and was a speaker at IICLEʹs 9th Annual Real Estate Short Course. Ms. Xiahou is on the planning committee for IICLEʹs 10th Annual Real Estate Short Course. She is a council member of the Illinois State Bar Associationʹs Young Lawyers Division and writes for the divisionʹs newsletter, YLD News.
Ms. Xiahou received a B.A. from the University of Michigan in 2006. After graduating from undergraduate studies, she worked in the advertising and media industry in New York City for two years. Then, she returned to school and earned her J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law in 2012. In her last year of law school, Ms. Xiahou worked as a law clerk in ATGʹs Champaign office. She was admitted to the Illinois bar in November 2012. Ms. Xiahou is a certified Illinois Title Professional by the Illinois Land Title Association.