Luis Santos focuses his practice on the representation of employers in matters related to labor and employment law including cases involving allegations of age, race, national origin, disability, sex discrimination, sexual and racial harassment, retaliation, FMLA, fraud, defamation, negligent supervision and retention and breach of contract.
Luis also defends employers in wage and hour disputes and often provides compliance training to management, as well as representation during DOL investigations and litigation. Prior to attending law school, Luis worked for many years in hospitality management. That experience helps him understand the needs and challenges companies face.
During law school, Luis was an American Bar Association Merit Scholarship recipient. He was also a Moot Court board member and a member of the Diversity Committee. While on Moot Court, Luis participated in the Seventh Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot, winning the Best Respondent Memorandum and receiving an Honorable Mention for Best Oral Advocate. He also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge Covington-Hernandez, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. In addition, Luis served as the Secretary for Stetson University's Hispanic Bar Association, Vice-President of the Part-Time Student Society, and a member of Phi Delta Phi Honor Society.
Luis is fluent reading and writing in Spanish. Luis uses his bilingual skills to train and educate management and staff in their native language.