Attorney Lane Hilton has joined Higgs Fletcher & Mack as an Associate in the Firm’s Transportation Litigation Practice Group.
In her new role at the Firm, Hilton will analyze and develop complex litigation strategies, conduct extensive fact investigations, draft dispositive motions, take and defend depositions, assist clients in all stages of litigation from case inception through settlement, analyze cases of first impression, and interpret newly passed laws and regulations. Her previous experience includes defending complex civil cases, including representing some of the largest developers and general contractors in San Diego and on the West Coast. She also has experience litigating personal injury, products liability, negligence, battery, and other tort actions.
“Lane Hilton has an impressive breadth of experience related to transportation litigation and other areas of law, and we know that her skillset and experience will be of value to the Firm and its clients,” said Steven Cologne, Higgs Fletcher & Mack’s Managing Partner. “Lane will be a wonderful asset to the Firm, and we are proud to have her on board.”
Hilton earned her law degree from California Western School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Northern Arizona University. While in law school, Hilton worked at the San Diego County Public Defender’s Office where she second-chaired a misdemeanor trial, assisted with a first-degree murder trial, and regularly represented indigent clients in all aspects of their cases. She is actively involved in the legal community and is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, the American Inns of Court, Louis M. Welsh chapter, and San Diego Defense Lawyers.