Our Team

85 Years of Experience

Focused on Your Success

With experience that rivals that of any global law firm, the HFM team prides itself on delivering high-touch, consistently superior client service.

Our areas of expertise are always evolving to meet the changing needs of our clients, their industries, and the legal profession. We are committed to being leaders and staying on the cutting edge of the industries and areas of law that most impact our clients. Our firm creates lasting, long-term relationships in order to consistently serve our clients as their trusted counsel on all legal matters.

Managing Partner

James (Jim) Peterson

Jim Peterson began his law career at Higgs Fletcher & Mack in 1988 and has been a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and Partner Board for over 25 years. He was named HFM’s Managing Partner in 2023. Jim is a highly regarded labor and employment attorney and a proven leader.

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Managing Partner Jim Peterson
Chairman Emeritus

John L. Morrell

Under John Morrell’s leadership, Higgs Fletcher & Mack has realized a more than 17 percent increase in revenue over the past four years and reached a record number of attorneys.

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Chairman Emeritus John Morrell

Executive Management Team

The Higgs Executive Team consists of experienced and passionate leaders committed to fostering a positive and successful working environment for our customers, partners, and staff. Our dedication to providing unparalleled service is paramount to our success and is enforced by our highly talented executive team.

Lisa Berry
Lisa Berry

Executive Coordinator

Tina Brunhart
Tina Brunhart

Director of Human Resources

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Timothy Tran


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Armen Demirdijan

IT Director

Wendy Watson
Wendy Watson

Executive Director

Deputy General Counsel

Ross E. Viselman

Deputy General Counsel