SAN DIEGO (March 1, 2021): Higgs Fletcher & Mack (HFM) is proud to welcome attorney Francisco Loayza-Romero, who will join HFM’s Business Litigation, Construction, and Labor & Employment Practice Groups.
Loayza-Romero has litigated myriad cases as lead attorney, including class and representative actions. His experience also includes complex construction litigation. In addition, he has defended engineers and architects in high-exposure litigation in both State and Federal courts against claims of breach of contract, indemnity, negligence, intentional misrepresentation, conversion, and breach of fiduciary duty. Some of Loayza-Romero’s work has focused on delay damages and disgorgement of all compensation paid to unlicensed contractors. While in law school, Loayza-Romero served as a Summer Law Clerk at HFM.
“We are excited to welcome Francisco back to Higgs Fletcher & Mack,” said Steve Cologne, HFM’s Managing Partner. “He is a sharp, accomplished, and well-regarded attorney, and I am confident that he will become an integral part of our litigation practice in the future.”
Loayza-Romero earned his law degree from California Western School of Law (CWSL), and previously earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to attending law school, Loayza-Romero worked at the California State Capitol, where he garnered firsthand experience and knowledge of the bicameral state legislature. He has also served as an intern in the California Department of Business Oversight’s Enforcement Division Intern while in law school, and he received CWSL’s Diane Ethics Award & Public Service Honors Society Award. He is fluent in both English and Spanish.
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.