Santiago J. Padilla, Esq.

Practice Areas

  • Business Immigration Law
  • Employment Law
  • Business Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Law
  • Commercial Litigation

A Team in Your Corner

Every morning, Mr. Padilla meets with his legal team to discuss the pending cases. This means that no matter who you go with in our firm, the expertise of the whole team weighs in on your case. 

Our Approach

Mr. Padilla has worked as a lawyer with the largest law firms in the world for approximately 10 years.  His philosophy is to provide the same quality of legal services that are provided at major law firms to the firm's individual and small and mid-sized business  clients, but at more cost-effective rates.

Legacy of Success

Mr. Padilla has been practicing law for more than 30 years and has a track record of success. We use that experience to help you down a path to the results you need. Check out our success stories, and then schedule your free phone consultation today.

Our Team

Santiago J. Padilla, Esq.

With more than thirty years of legal experience, attorney Santiago J. Padilla has been representing individuals and businesses in a wide array of legal matters, including business acquisitions, real estate transactions, immigration petitions, and employment and commercial litigation matters.

Mr. Padilla commenced practicing law in 1990 with one of the largest law firms in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Padilla’s practice at that time focused on labor and employment matters, which involved litigation in the state and federal courts.

Mr. Padilla also has experience in commercial transactions, having represented several large U.S. and foreign companies in cross-border and domestic transactions, including business acquisitions, government privatizations, joint ventures and commercial financing transactions.  

Indeed, Mr. Padilla is a legal professional  who has the benefit of having worked on complex commercial litigation matters and on sophisticated commercial transactions.

For example, over the last 10 years, Mr. Padilla has litigated more than 120 cases in the state and federal courts and has acted as closing and escrow agent for more than 200 residential and commercial real estate transactions in Miami and South Florida.  In addition, in the last decade alone, Mr. Padilla has handled more than 300 immigration matters, including employment-based visas, investor visas and permanent residency applications.

Having previously worked for major law firms based in New York, Atlanta and Miami, Mr. Padilla now practices in his own firm in Miami, Florida. Mr. Padilla is a member of the American  Immigration Lawyers Association, the American Land Title Association, and Attorneys’ Title Insurance Fund, which provides title insurance policies through Old Republic National Title Insurance Co.