Leslie B. Woods,
Pittsburgh NCS

Underwriting Counsel   |  
Legal & Underwriting


Leslie is Underwriting Counsel for Chicago Title’s Pittsburgh National Commercial Services (NCS) operation. Prior to joining the NCS in 2020, she spent several years as a title specialist and title supervisor for a major natural gas exploration and production company. Leslie’s current duties include reviewing title searches and surveys, and drafting title commitments, policies, and endorsements. Her goal is to balance the needs of the customer with risk reduction for the company by negotiating endorsements and policy exceptions with the customer, and reviewing documents provided by sellers and purchasers to cure title issues.

Maintaining a positive attitude and having grace under pressure leads to productive working relationships with customers and colleagues, and I strive to do both on a daily basis.”

Leslie has a B.A. in Environmental Studies and French from the University of Pittsburgh and earned her J.D. from University of Georgia School of Law. She is a member of Allegheny County Bar Association. Leslie is also a volunteer coach for University of Pittsburgh School of Law’s Moot Court Program. She is Board Secretary for Allegheny GoatScape, Inc., a local non-profit. Leslie lives in Upper St. Clair with her husband and son, and enjoys traveling, seeing live music, and golfing.