Two Higgs, Fletcher & Mack attorneys, Peter S. Doody and William M. Low, have each been distinguished as “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America® 2019 Edition. Thirteen other HFM attorneys were also recognized by the publication.
Doody is recognized as Lawyer of the Year in San Diego for Product Liability Litigation – Defendants. He previously received this award in 2016. Low is recognized as Lawyer of the Year in San Diego for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants. He previously earned this award in 2012 and in 2016, and received Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year Award for Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants in 2015 and in 2018.
Recognition as Lawyer of the Year is based on peer review and is awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area in a geographic region. Only one attorney is recognized for each specialty and location.
The 13 HFM attorneys recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 Edition are: Susan E. Basinger (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants), Douglas M. Butz (Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants), Steven J. Cologne (Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants), Alexis S. Gutierrez (Commercial Litigation), James G. Harrigan (Health Care Law), Daniel C. Herbert (Family Law), Craig Higgs (Arbitration/Mediation), Susan A. Mercure (Trusts and Estates), John M. Morris (Appellate), Paul J. Pfingst (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants), Richard A. Shaw (Tax Law), Donald K. Sheppard (Immigration Law) and Timothy D. Waters (Construction Law).