Attorney Leonard H. Simon has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating - the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

22 Apr, 2013, 15:15 ET from American Registry

Leonard H. Simon, a lawyer based in Houston, TX whose primary area of practice is Complex Reorganization Law and Commercial Litigation, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

HOUSTON, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis®, has confirmed that attorney Leonard H. Simon still maintains the AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell's highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability, even after first achieving this rating in 1984.


For more than 130 years, lawyers have relied on the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® rating while searching for their own expert attorneys. Now anyone can make use of this trusted rating by looking up a lawyer's rating on or The Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® rating is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. This rating represents the pinnacle of professional excellence. It is achieved only after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended by their peers - members of the bar and the judiciary. Congratulations go to Leonard H. Simon who has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Leonard H. Simon commented on the recognition: "The Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating is a credential highly valued and sought after in the legal world. It used to be a sort of secret among attorneys who used the rating as a first screen when they needed to hire a lawyer they did not personally know. Now, thanks to the Internet, the Rating is a great way for anyone – lawyers or lay people - to use to screen lawyers. I am thankful to my peers who nominated me for this distinction, and proud to have earned this, the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell rating."

About Leonard H. Simon: a short profile by and about the honoree:

Mr. Simon has handled numerous large chapter 11 debtor cases and has represented secured creditors, unsecured creditors, creditors' committees and trustees in large chapter 11 cases over the years. Mr. Simon is also a commercial litigator, having first-chaired 6 complex commercial litigation cases that have been tried to a jury verdict. Finally, Mr. Simon has acted as lead counsel in numerous appeals in the federal and state system, including the U.S. Supreme Court, where he argued the famous bankruptcy case, Timbers of Inwood, and won in a unanimous decision.

The plaque shown here commemorates Leonard H. Simon's recognition.

To find out more or to contact Leonard H. Simon of Houston, TX, call 713-528-8555, or visit

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SOURCE American Registry