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14 Higgs Fletcher & Mack Attorneys Named “Super Lawyers,” 8 Named “Rising Stars”

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SAN DIEGO (March 31, 2021): Fourteen Higgs Fletcher & Mack (HFM) attorneys have been named “Super Lawyers®” for 2021 and 8 HFM attorneys have been named “Rising Stars” for 2021 by Thomson Reuters.

HFM Partners Steven Cologne, Christine De Santis, Peter Doody, Susan Hack, Daniel Herbert, Scott Ingold, Paul Leeds, William Low, John Morris, Jim Peterson, Paul Pfingst, Donald Sheppard and Kirsten Worley were all named to the “Super Lawyers” list for 2021, along with Of Counsel attorney Douglas Butz. In addition, Partners Nicholas Brauns, Derek Paradis and Maggie Schroedter were named “Rising Stars” for 2021, along with attorneys  Rachel Moffitt Garrard, Kyle Nageotte, Jamie Ritterbeck, Jacob Spaid and Geoffrey Thorne.

“Congratulations to all of the Higgs Fletcher & Mack attorneys honored as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters,” said Steve Cologne, HFM’s Managing Partner and a Super Lawyer. “We pride ourselves on the talent of our team, and this is a great recognition of the hard work each attorney does on behalf of HFM’s clients. I am proud to see so many of the Firm’s attorneys recognized, this year in particular.”

Super Lawyers is a rating system created by Thomson Reuters of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators, which include criteria such as verdicts/settlements, experience, honors/awards, special licenses/certifications, and pro bono and community service.

Each year, the prestigious industry accolades are awarded to the top lawyers on a state-by-state basis. “Rising Stars” are lawyers that are 40 years old or younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less.

About Higgs Fletcher Mack

Higgs Fletcher & Mack is a full-service law firm that serves diverse individuals and industries. For over 80 years, the firm has worked tirelessly with companies and people that need legal counsel and representation in and out of the courtroom. Higgs Fletcher & Mack’s more than 75 attorneys have experience in multiple fields of law, and its internal network of legal professionals frequently coordinate in practice area groups that have multi-disciplinary dimensions, helping clients make a more informed decision. The firm is actively recruiting partner-level talent in complimentary practice areas to provide legal expertise in the San Diego region and beyond.