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Firm Earns Regional Recognition in 24 Different Practice Areas

SAN DIEGO (November 2, 2023): Higgs Fletcher & Mack (HFM) has been included in the 2024 Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list and was recognized regionally in 24 practice areas. The list and practice area recognitions are created annually by Best Lawyers® through a peer review process.

Law firms included in the 2024 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers, according to the publication. The 2024 Edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 127 metropolitan-based practice areas.

HFM was recognized in the following regional areas of practice: Appellate Practice, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: General Practice, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law, Employment Law- Management, Family Law, Health Care Law, Immigration Law, Insurance Law, Litigation- Construction, Litigation–Labor & Employment, Litigation – Real Estate, Litigation–Trusts & Estates, Medical Malpractice Law–Defendants, Nonprofit/ Charities Law, Personal Injury Litigation–Defendants, Product Liability Litigation–Defendants, Real Estate Law, Tax Law, and Trusts & Estate Law. Firms are recognized in practice areas following a rigorous evaluation process that considers peer reviews, client feedback, and expertise in specific practice areas and regions.

The firm achieved Tier 1 rankings for its metropolitan area in thirteen practice areas, a recognition reserved for the highest-scoring firms during the annual review process: Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Commercial Litigation, Family Law, Immigration Law, Insurance Law, Litigation–Construction, Litigation-Trusts & Estates, Medical Malpractice Law–Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation–Defendants, Product Liability Litigation–Defendants, Real Estate Law, Tax Law, and Trusts & Estates Law.

“It is an honor to be recognized in the 2024 Best Law Firms list, particularly as this recognition is based on input from clients and peers,” said Jim Peterson HFM’s Managing Partner. “This accolade is a testament to the dedication and diligent efforts of all our attorneys and the support team at HFM.”

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 over 70 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.