ELSM has been awarded Martindale-Hubbell’s highest AV rating for excellence in ethical standards and legal expertise. This highly regarded system utilizes both client and peer review feedback to rate lawyers in the areas of experience, expertise, knowledge, judgment, communication and ethics.
The goal of the rating system is to help those seeking legal counsel to make informed decisions with a higher level of confidence. When you choose a law firm with a Martindale-Hubbell AV rating, like Early, Lucarelli Sweeney and Meisenkothen, you can be assured that you have chosen to work with attorneys that are well regarded by their peers, have an exceptional track record and that work with a high degree of integrity.In short, you have chosen the best.
The following letter from Martindale-Hubbell confirms that Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney and Meisenkothen has earned an AV rating, the highest rating awarded only to those who exhibit excellence and uphold high standards of conduct in the legal profession.
Dear Mr. Early:
I am pleased to inform you that you have been awarded the highest accolade in Martindale-Hubbell; an AV rating. This is as a result of an extensive, confidential review conducted among the legal profession in your community.
Your AV rating is important because it is a confirmation of the status you have achieved as a highly respected, ethical member of the Bar. It signifies that your legal abilities are of the very highest standard and that your professional ethics are unquestioned.
You now join a select group of attorneys who have been recognized by their peers for their legal expertise and professional reputation. Your rating will be included in Martindale-Hubbell in print, on CD-ROM and online through LEXIS service.
Martindale-Hubbell has gone to considerable lengths to confirm the validity of your rating. To maintain the accuracy of ratings, periodic reevaluations are conducted.
If you have any questions about your rating or other aspects of Martindale-Hubbell's services, please do not hesitate to give us a call. Your comments, suggestions and ideas will help us better serve you in the future.
Our congratulations to you on your new rating.
Edward J. Roycroft, Jr.
P.S. The same rating will also appear for your firm.