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Higgs Fletcher & Mack Welcomes Business Litigator Jacob Spaid

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Attorney Jacob Spaid has joined Higgs Fletcher & Mack as an Associate in the firm’s Business Litigation Practice Group.

Spaid’s practice focuses primarily on business and securities litigation in state and federal courts. He has successfully represented clients at all stages of litigation, including at the California Court of Appeal and the Federal Court of Appeals for the 9th, 2nd, and 5th Circuits. He also has considerable experience litigating class action cases.

“Jacob Spaid is a great litigator, and we know that he will add to the strength of our business litigation practice,” said Steve Cologne, Higgs Fletcher & Mack’s Managing Partner. “His educational background and his substantial experience in all types of business litigation add to the breadth of our services, and we are proud to welcome Jacob to the Firm.”

Spaid earned both a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from San Diego State University. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law, where he served as Senior Editor of the California Western Law Review, and Editor of California Western International Law Review. He was the recipient of the Diane Ethics Award, the Law Review Outstanding Editor Award, and several academic achievement awards while in law school.

An active participant in San Diego’s legal community, Spaid is a member of the Leadership Development Committee for the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, and a member of the Louis M. Welsh American Inn of Court. He also had an article published in the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation.