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SAN DIEGO (November 8, 2021): Higgs Fletcher & Mack (HFM) is proud to welcome attorney Alma V. Montenegro, who will be a part of HFM’s Business Litigation and Employment Law practice groups.

Montenegro has represented employees and defended employers in single-plaintiff, class and PAGA actions involving wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and wage and hour claims. Her experience also includes litigating construction and general business matters.

“Alma is a talented attorney with experience representing clients in highly complex matters,” said Steve Cologne, HFM’s Managing Partner. “We are excited to welcome Alma to HFM, and we know she will serve our clients well.”

Montenegro earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of California San Diego and earned her law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law, where she was awarded both a Faculty Honor Scholarship and a La Raza Lawyers Association Scholarship. Her involvement in the legal community has included serving as Vice President of the Central Valley La Raza Lawyers Association.  Montenegro is a native Spanish speaker and a consummate volunteer who enjoys working with nonprofits to assist underserved members of the community

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 nearly 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.