Christine M. Sparks

Senior Vice President – Chief Operating Officer
Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.

Christine M. Sparks photoChristine was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in March 2017. She brings a deep understanding of ATG operations, agent operations, risk assessment, and compliance to the position due to her experience in the Training and Procedures, Support and Development, Claims, and Underwriting Departments. She is well versed in title insurance and lending industry practices and the regulatory environment, and possesses a boots-on-the-ground sense that resonates with ATG agents and staff. In her most recent role as Vice President and Managing Attorney, Christine assessed the insurability of real estate transactions as they relate to claims analysis and investigated and resolved title insurance claims. She also provided direction and support to the Training and Procedures Department personnel in resolving member compliance issues.

Prior to joining ATG in 2003 as a Staff Attorney, she was an associate at the law firm of Jump & Associates, P.C. She is a past president of the Illinois Land Title Association and has also chaired various committee roles there, including the Title Counsel Committee. She has obtained the designation of Illinois Title Professional from the Illinois Land Title Association and the designation of National Title Professional from the American Land Title Association. She is a member of the Illinois Real Estate Lawyers Association, Illinois State Bar Association, and the Chicago Bar Association. Christine is a frequent speaker for ATG Legal Education and other groups within the real estate and title insurance industries. She is also a recipient of the Stanley W. Marion Real Estate Law Fellowship.

John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Master of Laws in Real Estate 2004; DePaul College of Law, Chicago, J.D. 2002; Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, B.S. (with honors) 1999.