First American Earns Perfect Score on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2019 Corporate Equality Index

—Company earns 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 17th
annual scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality—

American Financial Corporation
a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and
risk solutions for real estate transactions, announced today that the
company earned a perfect score of 100 on the 2019 Corporate Equality
Index (CEI), the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report on
corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual,
transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the
Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. First American joins the ranks
of over 560 major U.S. businesses that also earned perfect scores this

“Every day through their actions and treatment of others, our people
demonstrate their ongoing commitment to maintaining an inclusive
workplace,” said Dennis Gilmore, CEO, First American Financial
Corporation. “Our positive, collaborative culture is one of the
company’s strengths, as it fosters engaged employees and engaged
employees serve our customers well. We strongly believe that
combination, along with the efficient operation of our business,
ultimately benefits shareholders as well.”

The 2019 CEI evaluated LGBTQ-related policies and practices, including
non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits,
transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs, and
public engagement with the LGBTQ community. First American satisfied all
of the CEI’s criteria, earning a 100 percent ranking and the designation
as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality. For more information on the
2019 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report,

Earlier this year, First American was named one of the 2019 Fortune
100 Best Companies to Work For®, according to Fortune and
global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work®.
Fortune® and Great Place to Work® also recognized
First American in 2019 as one of the Best
Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance
for the third year in
a row and named First American as one of the 2019
Best Workplaces in Texas
for the second year in a row.

In 2018, Fortune® magazine and Great Place to Work recognized
First American for the third consecutive year as one of the Best
Workplaces for Women
and one of the Best
Workplaces for Diversity
. First American has earned recognition as a
“best place to work” 55 times in publications across the United States
since 2012.

Internationally, the company’s Canadian subsidiary, FCT, has been named
by Great Place to Work® to the “Best Workplaces™ in Canada –
1000+ Employees” list for four consecutive years (2015, 2016, 2017 and
2018), and a 2018 Best Workplace in Canada for Millennials, as well as
one of the Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance.

About First American

First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF) is a leading
provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for
real estate transactions 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; banking, trust and
wealth management services; and other related products and services.
With total revenue of $5.7 billion in 2018, the company offers its
products and services directly and through its agents throughout the
United States and abroad. In 2019, First American was named to the Fortune 100
Best Companies to Work For® list for the fourth consecutive
year. More information about the company can be found at


Media Contact:
Marcus Ginnaty
Corporate Communications
American Financial Corporation

Investor Contact:
Craig Barberio
Investor Relations
American Financial Corporation