SAN DIEGO (February 8, 2021): Higgs Fletcher & Mack (HFM) Partner Maggie Schroedter has been elected to serve as the 2021-2022 President of Lawyers Club of San Diego and will begin her term on July 1, 2021.
Lawyers Club of San Diego was founded in 1972 and its mission is “to advance the status of women in the law and society.” Schroedter, who has served on the organization’s board of directors since 2018, will be Lawyers Club’s 50th president. She has previously served in leadership roles within the organization including as Chair of the Equality and Action Committee, Co-chair of the Leadership Development and Student Committees, and Co-Editor of the Lawyers Club News, the organization’s monthly publication.
In her law practice, Schroedter specializes in commercial litigation and bankruptcy, with an emphasis on bankruptcy appeals. Her appellate practice includes substantive motion work at both the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Ninth Circuit’s Bankruptcy Appellate Panel. She also represents individual business owners, their companies, investors, and creditors in complex business disputes involving breach of contract, fraud, intentional business torts, real estate, and preference and fraudulent transfer matters.
“Maggie is a shining star in our legal community. She is an exceptional attorney and a tireless volunteer,” said Steve Cologne, HFM’s Managing Partner. “HFM has long supported Lawyers Club’s efforts, and I am confident that with Maggie at the helm, the organization will continue to advance in fulfilling its mission.”
Maggie was recognized as one of the San Diego Business Journal’s “Next Top Business Leaders Under 40” in 2019, and as an “American Bar Association On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyer” in 2018. She has also been named a Super Lawyers® “Rising Star” in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020. Maggie is often asked to share her expertise, presenting to various groups on different facets of Bankruptcy Law, recently presenting to the City Attorney’s Association of San Diego County regarding bankruptcy issues for government lawyers. In addition to serving on the Lawyers Club Board of Directors, Schroedter volunteers for the Women’s Resource Fair, and the Credit Abuse Resistance Education Program for the Bankruptcy Court to educate students about fiscal responsibility. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida, and she earned her Juris Doctorate degree from Boston University School of Law.
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.