Kenneth D. DeGiorgio is senior vice president and general counsel for The First American Corporation. DeGiorgioâs tenure with First American began in 1999 when he was appointed regulatory counsel. He was promoted to vice president and associate general counsel in 2001, then to his current position as senior vice president and general counsel three years later. DeGiorgio also serves on the board of directors of RP Data Ltd., an Australian public company in which First American owns a minority interest. DeGiorgio began his career as an associate in the Los Angeles office of White & Case, a law firm based in New York. A California native, he graduated with honors from Harvard University before attending University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, where he earned a juris doctor degree; and Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA, where he received a masterâs degree in business administration. DeGiorgio resides in Long Beach, Calif.