Susan Moriarty Hack was admitted to the California State Bar and joined Higgs Fletcher & Mack in 1989. Ms. Hack became a partner in 1996. In 2001, Ms. Hack became a part of the Firm’s management when she was appointed as an Executive Partner.
Ms. Hack heads the Firm’s Diversity Committee and the education side of the Firm’s Professional Development Committee. In 2002, Ms. Hack was a recipient of the YWCA’s Tribute to Women & Industry (TWIN) Award.
Since 2007, Ms. Hack has been named each year as a Business Litigation “Super Lawyer®“ from Southern California Super Lawyers® (San Diego). Ms. Hack is a 2011 recipient of the San Diego County Bar Association’s annual Service Awards.
Ms. Hack received the award for Service to Legal Education. The annual Service Awards are given during National Law Week. In 2013, Ms. Hack was named a Top Attorney in the area of Transportation by San Diego Magazine and she was a recipient of San Diego Metropolitan Magazine’s “20 Women Who Impact San Diego.”
Ms. Hack is the 2013 recipient of the prestigious Daniel T. Broderick III Award. This award is given to a lawyer in private practice with a substantial body of civil litigation experience, whose word is his or her bond and who epitomizes the highest principles of civility, integrity and professionalism.
Ms. Hack received the Broderick Award at the 29th annual Red Boudreau Trial Lawyers’ Celebration on August 2, 2013. This event started in 1984 as a tribute to the late Red Boudreau, a highly regarded trial lawyer. This event honors his memory and raises money for St. Vincent de Paul Village, a charity that Mr. Boudreau supported throughout his life in San Diego.
Ms. Hack has served as a judge on moot court and mock trial competitions for the University of San Diego School of Law, and has been an instructor for the law school in a course entitled “The Practicum” for several years.
Ms. Hack has also been an instructor for CEB’s annual courses“Recent Developments in Tort Litigation” and “Use and Abuse of Interrogatories.” She also serves as an arbitrator for the San Diego County Superior Court.
Ms. Hack brings considerable enthusiasm to the practice of law. She is dedicated to meeting the needs of her clients, as well as raising the standard of practice within the Firm and in the San Diego legal community.
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