Ms. Santiago is a litigation associate with the firm focusing her practice on defending businesses and insureds in complex civil litigation. She was born and raised in Amherst, Massachusetts. She earned her B.S. in Public Health and Legal Studies from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2017. While attending undergrad, she was the Chief Justice of the Student Government Association, President of the Chi Omega Women’s Fraternity, and worked with the Dean of Student’s Office as an advisor to students through code of conduct violation proceedings. She was also a Judicial Intern for Associate Justice Judd J. Carhart with the Massachusetts Appeals Court and a Victim/Witness Intern for the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office.
Thereafter she graduated from Belmont University College of Law in 2021. During her time in law school, Ms. Santiago served as a Research Assistant to Former United States Attorney General and Dean of the College of Law Alberto R. Gonzales, was the Online Content Editor of the Belmont Criminal Law Journal and was invited to participate in the Intramural Moot Court Competition. She was also a Legal Intern in the civil division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Tennessee.
Prior to the practice of law, Ms. Santiago worked as a paralegal for an insurance defense firm where she specialized in cases relating to automobile liability, premises liability, and product liability. In her free time, Ms. Santiago enjoys spending time with her family, teaching her little boy to say “Mama” first, and binge-watching the latest Netflix Original Series.