New York – Premier virtual law firm Sterlington PLLC is pleased to announce the expansion of its New York City practice with the addition of Teresa F. Santos as a partner and head of its general counsel services practice.
Teresa’s practice focuses on providing outsourced general counsel services to companies, supporting their businesses with ongoing legal review and advice including commercial contracts, employment law matters, risk, and data privacy. Her clients include digital media, e-commerce merchants, advertising technology companies, publishers, mobile app developers, online marketing firms, agencies, traditional advertising and creative agencies, SaaS developers and service providers, financial technology companies, and content website providers.
“We’re extremely pleased to welcome Teresa to Sterlington,” said Sterlington’s Founder Partner Christopher S. Harrison. “Teresa’s expertise and views on technology-supported legal services align well with our culture. With her addition, Sterlington is poised to greatly expand our general counsel services practice, especially to our private equity and hedge fund clients. We look forward to working with her and continuing to provide high-level services to our current and future clients.”
Prior to joining Sterlington, Teresa spent time in private legal practice and previously served as the General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer of both publicly traded and privately held companies including companies listed on the NASDAQ as well as private equity-owned companies. Teresa began her career as an associate attorney at Reed Smith before becoming in-house counsel.
“I am very pleased to be joining Sterlington and for the opportunity to offer the depth and breadth of legal expertise that Sterlington brings my existing and future clients,” stated Ms. Santos. “Sterlington’s focus on innovation and embracing new workstyles in a post-pandemic world fits perfectly with my practice. Sterlington’s reputation, clientele, and multi-industry expertise provide an excellent platform for growth.”
Ms. Santos graduated from Georgetown University (J.D), Emmanuel College (M.S.M.) and Tufts University (B.A.).
Sterlington is a world-class virtual law firm focused on sophisticated transactional and litigation work. The firm’s clients include private equity funds, multi-billion-dollar family offices, venture capital funds, and their portfolio companies. The firm also works with hedge funds, high net worth individuals, high profile CEOs, and management teams, as well as corporate, biotech, and startup clients. Sterlington’s team includes a diverse and highly accomplished group of legal professionals and a skilled team of technology and customer service professionals.