Two Higgs Fletcher & Mack Attorneys Recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America®
Fifteen firm attorneys recognized for 2019
SAN DIEGO – August 15, 2018 – Higgs Fletcher & Mack (HFM), a San Diego-based, full-service law firm, announced that two attorneys 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.
HFM attorneys Peter S. Doody and William M. Low earned a Best Lawyers® 2019 Edition Lawyer of the Year Award. 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).
“It is an incredible honor for 15 of our partners to be recognized by their peers within their practice areas,” said Steve Cologne, managing partner of Higgs Fletcher & Mack. “These prestigious awards recognize their distinguished accomplishments and reinforce their professional legal skills.”