HFM Partner Mary Robberson’s law practice focuses on commercial litigation and cross-border litigation.

Ms. Robberson’s commercial practice includes business torts; trade secret; franchise; breach of contract; as well as alter ego consults. In her cross-border practice, she handles business litigation involving parties from Spanish-speaking countries, along with transportation/risk litigation.

The breadth of Ms. Robberson’s practice spans from jurisdictional and forum related issues, through trial and judgment enforcement/defense for domestic and foreign parties, as well as alter ego and successor liability litigation. In addition, she provides business owners and executives alter ego and corporate veil piercing audit services.

Ms. Robberson has been with HFM since earning her law degree in 1997. Her significant accomplishments include successful jury trials, a published opinion from the California Court of Appeal and providing expert witness testimony before the Beit Din, the West Coast Rabbinical Court, on the issue of business practices related to the construction industry. She presents at various Latino community focused informational seminars, and actively participates in the Price Philanthropies Hoover High School Cardinals Interact Program. In the past, she has been a regular co-host on the Spanish language “De Viva Voz” radio show on Univision’s Recuerdo 102.9 FM.

Ms. Robberson is admitted to practice law in the United States Southern, Northern, Eastern and Central District Courts of California. She serves on the Board of Directors and is a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for global legal network ALFA International, and she is also one of the firm’s main contacts for the organization. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, San Diego Chapter, and the United States / Mexico Bar Association, and is a member of the HFM Diversity and Inclusion Committee.


  • State Bar of California
  • American Bar Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Lawyers Club of San Diego
  • ALFA International, Board Member
  • U.S. Mexico Bar Association (USMBA), Board Member
  • San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Board Member
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