Lillian E. Eyrich has more than 28 years of experience practicing as a title insurance attorney. Ms. Eyrich is known for being meticulous with details and accessible to her clients, qualities that have attributed to her being widely recognized by her peers as one of the best in the industry. In 2012, she was honored by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers as the “New Orleans Best Lawyers Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year."
With the real estate transaction world faster paced than ever, Ms. Eyrich is known for quickly figuring out what her clients need and responding in a timely fashion. She has a reputation for solving title insurance problems, so that a transaction can go through and not get stopped. As she says, “It is easy to let title problems put a brake on things and I’ve spent a lot of time trying to figure out how to take off the brakes. It is a crucial part of making business happen in the commercial real estate world.”
Ms. Eyrich has been with Steeg Law since 1999, where she coordinates insurance for numerous commercial and residential transactions, including hotels, office buildings, shopping centers, convenience store chains, and multi-state sales and loan closings, as well as homeowners’ purchases and refinance mortgage transactions.
In addition to providing title insurance for closings handled through Steeg Law, as an attorney with Orleans Title, the firm’s in-house title insurance agency, she works with the national accounts offices of its underwriters, First American Title Insurance Company and Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, acting as the Louisiana title agent for multi-site/multi-state transactions, including the sale or refinancing of entire portfolios of commercial properties.
Ms. Eyrich’s areas of practice include: real estate transactions, including negotiation of purchase agreements, leases and servitudes/easements; review and preparation of sale, loan and lease transaction documents; title examination and underwriting of title insurance commitments, policies and endorsements, including multi-site transactions involving national title insurance companies’ national business unit clients.