Perspectiva General

Santiago Martinez practice focuses on representing clients in labor audits, labor and employment consulting, litigation, collective bargaining and mergers and acquisitions. He is the chair of Godoy Córdoba's labor audit practice and is a member of the firm's attorney training and development team. His clients include national and multinational companies in the oil and gas industry, among others.

Santiago is a professor of labor relations in the undergraduate and extensive education programs at the Universidad de los Andes and Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. His articles have been published by various professional and human resources organizations including Asociación de Gestión Humana (ACRIP) and LEGIS. He presents seminars on a variety of labor and employment law topics, such as:

  • Third party agreements
  • Oil and gas labor and employment law practices
  • Prevention of workplace harassment
  • Assertive management of labor misconduct
  • Executive compensation
  • Social security
  • Employee work and rest periods

Prior to joining Godoy Córdoba, Santiago was an attorney at another law firm in Colombia.


Named, Recommended Lawyer

Legal 500


Named, Associate to Watch


Chambers Latin America

LACCA Approved, Labour

Latin America Corporate Counsel Association


Speaking Engagements

Teletrabajo y regreso a la nueva normalidad: Estrategias para la prevención de riesgos

April 20, 2021

Restructuración de costos basado en la terminación de contratos de trabajo / Planes de retiro

May 28, 2020

5ta Conferencia Anual en Colombia


September 6, 2019

V Conferencia Anual en Perú


September 5, 2019

4a Conferencia Anual en Colombia


September 26, 2018

Third Annual Conference in Colombia


November 10, 2017

Tercera Conferencia Anual en Colombia


November 10, 2017

Latin America Conference

Miami, FL

October 28, 2016

Second Annual Colombia Conference


October 19, 2016

Segunda Conferencia Anual en Colombia


October 19, 2016

Littler Global Peru Conference


September 23, 2015

Littler Global Colombia Conference


September 10, 2015

Key Factors of the Labor Legislation in Colombia

Boleita, Caracas

July 15, 2015


  • Advanced Law Degree, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia, 2012
  • Law Degree, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia, 2010


  • Español
  • Inglés

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