“Sooner or later you realize that real fulfillment comes only from helping others. All of the rest is just temporary.” —Elie Tahari
Hunter Alston Higdon was born and raised in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Mr. Higdon was the Valedictorian of the Class of 1999 at Pascagoula High School, and he was also an All-State football player. Mr. Higdon chose to pursue his undergraduate studies at Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he also played football for the Crimson and earned a degree in Government in 2003.
After college, Mr. Higdon achieved his Juris Doctorate from Stetson University College of Law where he was a member of the prestigious Stetson Law Review. Additionally, he earned a Master’s of Business Administration from Stetson University School of Business Administration.
As a practicing attorney, Mr. Higdon has devoted his legal career to fighting for the rights of individuals who have been injured at the hands of others and for employees who have suffered unlawful experiences in the workplace. Mr. Higdon is a gladiator in the courtroom, and he regularly takes his clients’ cases to trial. In the past, Mr. Higdon has won several substantial jury verdicts for his clients, including a verdict over $2.2 million for a young woman who was a victim of pregnancy discrimination, as well as a verdict of over $500,000 for a worker who was a illegally fired for objecting to illegal acts of his employer.
Mr. Higdon has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2014, 2015, and 2016. He has an extreme passion for fighting for those who cannot fight for themselves, and he will certainly be happy to help you or your loved ones fight any injustice.