Annamaria Santamaria provides global support to the Corporate Social Responsibility Team in the development, implementation, and promotion of Morgan Lewis’s community engagement and philanthropic program, which seeks to engage all lawyers and professional personnel to maximize our community-driven social impact responsibly.
Annamaria, whose background combines community service, philanthropic, and program management expertise, works to strategize volunteer opportunities, streamline charitable giving investments, leverage nonprofit board memberships, and support community partnerships.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Annamaria managed pro bono and nonprofit capacity building programs for a New York-based public interest law firm. Before that, she provided direct support to clients seeking immigration relief and was key to building out a support function role, the first of its kind, for a legal services organization. She has helped more than 1,000 new Americans on the path to citizenship, and in her spare time serves her community as a certified yoga teacher.