M. Annie Santos Joins Litigation Practice of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP in Minneapolis

April 23, 2014

Minneapolis, MNThe national law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is pleased to announce that M. Annie Santos has joined the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice as an associate in the Minneapolis office. Ms. Santos joins Hinshaw from O'Meara, Leer, Wagner & Kohl, P.A.

Ms. Santos focuses her practice on commercial litigation and labor and employment. She represents and guides businesses, employers, public entities, and insurers in civil litigation matters involving business disputes, contract disputes, real estate disputes, products liability, employment issues, and civil rights issues. She has been involved in complex litigation matters, including serving as class counsel in a class action matter advocating for the civil liberties of individuals with developmental disabilities.

"We are very excited to have Annie join our firm," said David Mylrea, Partner-in-Charge of the Minneapolis office. "We continue to build our commercial litigation team to meet the needs of our national client base. Annie brings a solid track record protecting the interests of businesses in this market, and we are pleased to bring this experience to our clients."

Prior to her legal career, Ms. Santos was a compliance specialist for Merrill Lynch in San Diego, California.  

Ms. Santos is active in the Federal Pro Se Project of the United States District Court, District of Minnesota, providing pro bono service for the underserved. She is admitted to all state and federal courts in Minnesota and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Ms. Santos earned her J.D. from University of Saint Thomas School of Law in 2008 and her B.A. in Mathematics from University of Saint Thomas in 2001.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a national law firm with approximately 500 attorneys providing coordinated legal services across the United States and in London. Hinshaw lawyers partner with businesses, governmental entities and individuals to help them effectively address legal challenges and seize opportunities. Founded in 1934, the firm represents clients in complex litigation and in regulatory and transactional matters.