Scott Santerre – Senior Compliance Counsel

Scott Santerre
Senior Compliance Counsel
270 Carpenter Drive, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30328

Prior to joining Hall Benefits Law, Scott Santerre worked as an ERISA attorney as in-house counsel with some well-known insurance companies in their ERISA legal department, including New York Life and Standard Insurance Company. During his 11-plus years in the ERISA retirement space, he has assisted his companies’ clients maintain compliance with IRS and DOL regulations, draft and maintain retirement plan documents and amendments, and was the lead attorney for reviewing and advising on Qualified Domestic Relations Orders and preparing submissions to the DOL for correcting late remittance of deferrals and loan repayments.

During his free time Scott enjoys spending time with his girlfriend and their two dogs, walking around the neighborhood and exploring new sites and parks. He enjoys playing sports (baseball and basketball) and generally keeping active.

Member of ASPPA (American Society for Pension Professionals and Actuaries)


  • B.A. in Psychology (2004), Boston University – Boston, MA
  • Juris Doctor (2007), Suffolk University Law School – Boston, MA
  • Qualified Pension Administrator (QPA)

Speaking Engagements

  • Post-Pandemic Employee Benefits Considerations – A Closer Look at the ‘New Normal’ for Employers
    • Lexology, May 2020
  • Going Viral – COVID 19’s Impact to Employee Benefits Plans
    • HBL Webinar, April 2020
  • A 2020 Vision for Employee Benefits Legal Compliance
    • Celesq, January 2020


  • INSIGHT: Who CARES? Retirement Plan Withdrawals OK if You’re Impacted by Coronavirus