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Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, the gold standard in attorney ratings, recognize lawyers rated by their peers for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards. An elite group of just 8 percent of all attorneys hold an AV Preeminent Rating, a designation trusted worldwide by buyers and referrers of legal services. Learn more about how you can join President Barack Obama, Secretary Hillary Clinton, Kenneth R. Feinberg and other prominent attorneys by earning an AV Preeminent Rating.” See https://www.martindale.com/
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