Mackenzie Hughes LLP has hired Christen D. Santiago as a Partner in the firm. Christen’s practice focuses on business litigation, labor and employment and insurance defense. She handles matters including premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, commercial disputes, employment discrimination defense, medical malpractice defense and professional liability defense.
Prior to joining Mackenzie Hughes, Christen practiced as inhouse counsel for two Fortune 100 insurance companies. She most recently secured a defense verdict in a motor vehicle accident with a mid six-figure pre-trial demand and regularly settles cases through negotiation, mediation and arbitration.
Christen is an active participant in the New York State Bar Association and remains a member of the Florida Bar Association and the California Bar Association.
Christen lives in Fayetteville with her husband, Milton, and her children, Madi and Benn. She enjoys travelling, skiing and spending time with her family and friends.
Medical Malpractice Defense
Professional Liability Defense
Professional and Community Activities
Member, New York Bar Association
Member, Onondaga Bar Association
Member, Central New York Women’s Bar Association
Executive Board Member, Women in eDiscovery, Los Angeles Chapter
Board Member, Thomas Edison Educational Foundation
Member, Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
Bachelor of Science, Canisius College
Master of Business Administration, Canisius College
Juris Doctor, Brooklyn Law School
New York State Bar
Florida State Bar (inactive)
California State Bar (inactive)