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Senior Associate Earn AV Preeminent® Status

Congratulations to AV Preeminent® Attorney Mark Pickering

Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
March 9, 2015

Senior Associate Mark Pickering has earned Martindale-Hubbell®'s highest Peer Review Rating, AV Preeminent®.

The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ are an objective indicator of a lawyer's high ethical standards and professional ability, generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary in the United States and Canada. The ratings reflect a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating. A threshold number of responses is required to achieve a rating.

The General Ethical Standards rating denotes adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibilities. Those lawyers who meet the "Very High" criteria of General Ethical Standards can proceed to the next step in the ratings process - Legal Ability.

Legal Ability ratings are based on performance in five key areas, rated on a scale of 1 to 5 (with 1 being the lowest and 5 being the highest). These areas are:

The numeric ratings range may coincide with the appropriate Certification Mark:

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