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Steven M. Brunolli

Attorney Steven Brunolli is part of Higgs Fletcher & Mack’s Business Litigation, Health Care, and Employment Law Practice Groups.

Mr. Brunolli initially joined HFM as a law clerk, working with the Business Litigation and Writs and Appeals Practice Groups.

Mr. Brunolli previously served as a legal extern for United States District Court Judge Cynthia Bashant, where his work included assisting with research into distinct issues involving ADA discrimination and ERISA withdrawal liability. His experience also includes serving as a legal intern for the California Innocence Project where he reviewed criminal cases to assess the likelihood of success on appeal, and interviewed clients to develop theories on their cases. He was selected to the 2024 Best Lawyers in America© “Ones to Watch” list. This award highlights the most promising younger lawyers in the country.

Mr. Brunolli earned his law degree magna cum laude from California Western School of Law in 2019 and previously earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from San Diego State University.  In law school Mr. Brunolli earned the Justice Anthony Kennedy Scholarship, the school’s highest merit scholarship, and the Trustees’ Award, which is awarded to one student in each graduating class by the school’s Board of Trustees. Mr. Brunolli graduated second in his law school class of 207 students and was an associate writer for the California Western Law Review and International Law Journal.

Awards & Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America© “Ones to Watch” 2024


  • State Bar of California
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers