Attorney Michael J. Donahue has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating - the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

06 Mar, 2013, 17:30 ET from American Registry

Michael J. Donahue, a lawyer based in Portsmouth, NH whose primary area of practice is Land Use, Real Estate Development and Environmental, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis®, has confirmed that attorney Michael J. Donahue 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 2000.


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 Michael J. Donahue who has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Michael J. Donahue 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 Michael J. Donahue: a short profile by and about the honoree:

At Donahue, Tucker & Ciandella we are dedicated to applying our skills and experience to the benefit of our clients, who come to us expecting that dedication and the positive results that we regularly achieve for them.

The plaque shown here commemorates Michael J. Donahue's recognition.

To find out more or to contact Michael J. Donahue of Portsmouth, NH, call 603-766-1686, or visit

As a result of this honor, American Registry LLC, has added Michael J. Donahue to The Registry™ of Business and Professional Excellence. For more information, search The Registry™ at

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SOURCE American Registry