Jennifer A. Santiago
Jennifer A. Santiago is an associate at Wapner Newman, P.C. Her practice is focused primarily on the representation of victims involved in motor vehicle accidents, slips/trips and falls, dog bite cases, and products liability matters. Ms. Santiago also represents clients in civil rights cases, including police brutality and misconduct cases. Ms. Santiago is a well-respected member of her profession who is known for being tenacious and tireless while advocating for her clients.
Prior to joining Wapner Newman, P.C., Ms. Santiago was a Senior Trial Associate at a small firm in Philadelphia and Media. While there, Ms. Santiago handled criminal defense, family, and personal injury matters. She was responsible to handle all cases from inception through verdict. Prior to working at that boutique firm, Ms. Santiago served as Staff Counsel for an insurance company. Her responsibility included defending her clients against lawsuits in motor vehicle accidents, as well as slip and fall accidents.
Ms. Santiago is a 2004 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. She received her Juris Doctor degree in 2009 from Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law. She also earned her Masters of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Saint Joseph’s University in 2017.
Ms. Santiago is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the State of New York, and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
In 2020, Ms. Santiago was recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star. This is the fifth year that Ms. Santiago has been honored to be recognized. Ms. Santiago has also been recognized by the Legal Intelligencer as one of the 2020 Lawyers on the Fast Track. Ms. Santiago has also been selected as one of America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Lawyers.
In her time away from the office, Ms. Santiago serves as the President for the National Pan-Hellenic Council of Southeastern Pennsylvania. This organization serves Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware, Bucks, and Chester counties, and is comprised of twenty-five chapters of what is commonly referred to as the Divine Nine. She also serves as the Parliamentarian for the Beta Delta Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated. Additionally, she continues to serve on the John S. Bradway High School Mock Trial committee.
2020 Professional Excellence Awards
Attorney Jennifer A. Santiago has been honored by the Legal Intelligencer as a recipient of a 2020 Professional Excellence Awards. She is included in the esteemed, select group of Lawyers on the Fast Track. Our team at Wapner Newman is proud of Jennifer’s accomplishments and her dedication to our clients as well as her community.
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