As Alcott’s Corporate Counsel, Jose Santiago is responsible for overseeing all legal matters for Alcott. He provides expert and strategic advice to advance Alcott’s corporate values and goals, ensure compliance with legal requirements, secure and defend contractual, IP and other rights, and educate colleagues in the management of legal risks and opportunities. In addition, as lead trainer and compliance manager of Alcott’s human resources service team, Jose ensures clients peace of mind by routinely participating in consulting services on human resource and employee relations best practices.
After serving as a prosecutor in the Queens County District Attorney’s Office, Mr. Santiago dedicated his practice to counseling and litigation. He has well over 10 years of experience counseling business owners and management clients with regards to corporate strategy and risk mitigation, as well as representing employers before state and federal courts and agencies in relation to labor and employment matters, such as EEO compliance in the workplace; sexual harassment prevention; and wage and hour compliance.