Santiago “Santi” Villar is an associate in Alston & Bird’s Technology & Privacy Group. Before joining the firm, Santi worked with in-house counsel as a corporate counsel extern for a cybersecurity company where he gained experience working on contracting, procurement, governance, privacy, and IP issues. He also completed multiple internships, including for the Hon. Steven Grimberg of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, in the Athens-Clarke County District Attorney’s office, and as a legislative intern in the U. S. House of Representatives.
Santi earned his J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law, where he served as an articles editor for the Georgia Law Review. He was also a member of the Hispanic Law Students Association and the Georgia Latino Law Foundation.