Higgs would like to congratulate Loren Freestone and Gerissa Conforti for being named to the San Diego Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar.” The third annual list honored 293 local attorneys who were chosen by their peers as the most outstanding in their field.
According to the SDBJ, an impressive 2,023 votes were cast in a field of 813 attorneys affiliated with 578 firms and solo practices throughout the area. Legal professionals throughout the metro area cast votes and were urged to consider colleagues inside and outside of their respective firms. No one made the list based solely on votes from others at the same firm. Not only is this section a showcase for the area’s top attorneys, but it is a comprehensive resource for anyone needing legal services.
Loren is a Partner at Higgs and is the President-Elect of the San Diego County Bar Association. He represents and advises small, medium and large employers, corporations, and healthcare practitioners in employment disputes, litigation and trial. This includes representing clients in em-ployment-related litigation involving claims of discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment, and wage and hour violations.
Gerissa is a family law attorney and represents clients of diverse backgrounds and socio-economic status. She provides skill and expertise in high asset, complex family law matters concerning property division, custody, visitation, child and spousal support, breaches of fiduciary duties, and attorneys’ fees. With a strong background in litigation and attention to the emotional needs of her clients, she brings focus and compassion to a very difficult area of practice.