Rated 10.0 ‘Superb” – AVVO

Rated 10.0 ‘Superb” – Awarded By AVVO 2012
From the rating agency: We calculate the Avvo Rating based on background data we’ve collected on each lawyer. That data may come from various sources, including public records (such as the state bar associations, regulatory agencies, and court records), published sources on the Internet (including lawyers’ websites), and information that lawyers choose to supply to Avvo. This information is then considered and weighted by our mathematical model to arrive at a numerical rating from 1 – 10 or, if we only have licensing records for an attorney, a rating of “Attention” or “No Concern.” The Avvo Rating takes into account factors that we believe are relevant to an assessment of a lawyer’s qualifications, including the attorney’s experience, professional achievements, and disciplinary sanctions.

AV “Preeminent” Rated (5.0 out of 5.0)

AV “Preeminent” Rated (5.0 out of 5.0) Awarded by Martindale-Hubbell June 2017

From the Rating Agency:

•AV Preeminent® (4.5-5.0) – AV Preeminent® is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.

•BV Distinguished® (3.0-4.4) – BV Distinguished® is an excellent rating for a lawyer with some experience. A widely respected mark of achievement, it differentiates a lawyer from his or her competition.

•Legal Knowledge – Lawyer’s familiarity with the laws governing his/her specific area of practice(s)

•Analytical Capabilities – Lawyer’s creativity in analyzing legal issues and applying technical knowledge

•Judgment – Lawyer’s demonstration of the salient factors that drive the outcome of a given case or issue.

•Communication Ability – Lawyer’s capability to communicate persuasively and credibly

•Legal Experience – Lawyer’s degree of experience in his/her specific area of practice(s)

The reviewers are members of the bar and judiciary (lawyers and judges) across select multiple jurisdictions and geographic locations They are from similar areas of practice and/or industries as the lawyer being rated, who attest that they know or have worked with the lawyer under review, and are able to rate them on their professional ethical standards and legal ability. All Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings review materials are treated as anonymous. LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell takes steps to protect anonymity.

2014 Super Lawyers

2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice.

Bar associations and courts across the country have recognized the legitimacy of the Super Lawyers selection process. Most recently, the New Jersey Supreme Court upheld the findings of a Special Master assigned by the court to, among other things, examine the details of our process. In his July 2008 report, the Special Master lauded our lawyer-rating process, stating:
“[The Super Lawyers selection process] is a comprehensive, good-faith and detailed attempt to produce a list of lawyers that have attained high peer recognition, meet ethical standards, and have demonstrated some degree of achievement in their field.”
“Suffice to say, the selection procedures employed by [Super Lawyers] are very sophisticated, comprehensive and complex.”
“It is absolutely clear from this record that [Super Lawyers does] not permit a lawyer to buy one’s way onto the list, nor is there any requirement for the purchase of any product for inclusion in the lists or any quid pro quo of any kind or nature associated with the evaluation and listing of an attorney or in the subsequent advertising of one’s inclusion in the lists.”

Ryan Blanch, 2014 Super Lawyer 

Top Attorney – American Registry of Business Excellence

Top Attorney – Awarded By American Registry of Business Excellence

From American Registry:

We start by identifying the nation’s top performers, from your beloved family physician to your trusted legal counsel . . . . Large and small, local and national, whether a small business or the fastest growing in the Fortune 500, they have one thing in common: they’ve been rated and ranked the best. And once they’ve been recognized for their outstanding achievements, they’re in The Registry – The American Registry of Business Excellence.

Top 100 Trial Attorneys – National Trial Lawyers

Top 100 Trial Attorneys – National Trial Lawyers.Awarded by Superlawyers 2011 — present
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state in the nation who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile