First American Financial Corporation Appoints Mark C. Oman To Board Of Directors

    First American Financial Corporation Appoints Mark C. Oman To Board Of
                                  Directors

PR Newswire

SANTA ANA, Calif., March 27, 2013

SANTA ANA, Calif., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --First American Financial
Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance and
settlement services for real estate transactions, announced today that Mark C.
Oman has been appointed to the company's board of directors.

Oman retired from Wells Fargo & Company in 2011, after serving that firm for
more than 30 years. He held a variety of management positions at Wells Fargo,
most recently senior executive vice president and head of Wells Fargo's Home
and Consumer Finance Group. During his tenure, Wells Fargo grew to be the
largest originator of home mortgages in the United States and the second
largest mortgage servicer.

"Our ability to execute on our strategy to grow our core businesses and
improve our customers' experience has been greatly enhanced by the addition of
Mark to our board," said Parker S. Kennedy, chairman of First American
Financial Corporation. "Mark brings skills that are critical in our
competitive and changing environment: a deep insight into the needs of our
customers, extensive experience in the mortgage industry and a demonstrated
history of leadership."

Oman serves on the boards of the University of Northern Iowa Foundation and
the Greater Des Moines Community Foundation. He is a member of the Iowa
Business Hall of Fame and serves on various other professional and community
boards, panels and committees. Oman holds a bachelor's degree from the
University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls.

About First American

First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF) is a leading provider of
title insurance and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage
industries, that traces its heritage back to 1889. First American also
provides title plant management services; title and other real property
records and images; valuation products and services; home warranty products;
property and casualty insurance; and banking, trust, and investment advisory
services. With revenues of approximately $4.5 billion in 2012, the company
offers its products and services directly and through its agents throughout
the United States and abroad. More information about the company can be found
at www.firstam.com.

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Corporate Communications             Investor Relations
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SOURCE First American Financial Corporation

Website: http://www.firstam.com
 
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