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Local attorneys named to ‘Best Lawyers’ list

The following attorneys were among those named to the 2016 “Best Lawyers” list:

•Higgs Fletcher & Mack, a San Diego-based, full-service law firm for more than 75 years, announced that William M. Low of Carmel Valley has been named to the 2016 “Best Lawyers” list and recognized as “Lawyer of the Year.”

A leading expert in complex tort and business litigation with an emphasis on information security, product liability and healthcare, Low was included in the annual report for the ninth consecutive year.

“We pride ourselves in being renowned for our institutional intelligence and expertise that stems from our long record of service in the San Diego region and beyond,” said Higgs Fletcher & Mack’s Managing Partner, John Morrell. “We’re honored that Best Lawyers has recognized William in this regard, and we couldn’t be more proud of his accomplishments.”

In addition, Low received the organization’s “Lawyer of the Year” designation. This is given to high-profile specialties in large legal communities with only a single lawyer in each field being honored.

•Higgs Fletcher & Mack, a San Diego-based, full-service law firm for more than 75 years, announced recently that Paul J. Pfingst of Del Mar was named to the 2016 “Best Lawyers” list.

A former San Diego County district attorney, Pfingst represents clients in complex litigation, white-collar crime and professional licensing matters.

Pfingst is recognized as one of San Diego’s top trial lawyers, and his successful prosecutions of San Diego’s most serious criminal cases earned him a national reputation. He is the former president of the California District Attorneys Association and a former member of the Board of Directors of the National District Attorneys Association. In 2000, the United States Attorney General presented Pfingst with the William French Smith Award for outstanding contributions to law enforcement.

•Higgs Fletcher & Mack, a San Diego-based, full-service law firm for more than 75 years, announced that Peter S. Doody of Solana Beach has been named to the 2016 “Best Lawyers” list and recognized as “Lawyer of the Year.”

A nationally recognized speaker with experience defending cases brought against product manufacturers, transportation companies and premises owners, Doody was included in the coveted annual report.

Doody has extensive jury trial experience and is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) which requires 20 jury trials to verdict as first chair. Doody is the former president of San Diego Defense Lawyers and former president of the San Diego Inn of Court. He is a member of the prestigious Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, a national association of attorneys whose members are admitted by invitation only, and is a board member of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel.

In addition, Doody received the organization’s “Lawyer of The Year” designation. This is given to high-profile specialties in large legal communities with only a single lawyer in each field being honored.


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