Sarah Santos is a co-founder and shareholder of Davis & Santos. Sarah focuses her practice on commercial litigation, including banking litigation, business disputes, employment disputes, cross-border litigation, and fraud-related investigations and litigation. Sarah represents financial institutions, business entities, and individuals from the United States and Mexico.
Sarah’s banking practice involves representing and advising financial institutions in lender liability claims, UCC claims, wrongful foreclosure claims, unsuitable investment claims, employee embezzlement schemes, government investigations, commercial collections, and REO and note sales.
Prior to joining Davis & Santos, Sarah served as Senior Vice President and Corporate Counsel with BBVA Compass. In her role as in-house counsel, Sarah was primarily responsible for managing and overseeing all litigation by and against BBVA Compass across the United States. She also provided support to the bank’s corporate security and internal audit departments in the investigation of fraud matters, and advised BBVA Compass regarding government investigations, civil and criminal subpoenas, search warrants, freeze orders, and other law enforcement requests.
A native Spanish speaker, Sarah regularly represents clients in cross-border matters involving parties and assets in Mexico.