Attorney Stephen C. Newmark has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating - the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Jan 31, 2013, 16:55 ET from American Registry

Stephen C. Newmark, a lawyer based in Phoenix, AZ whose primary area of practice is Tax Law, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

PHOENIX, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis®, has confirmed that attorney Stephen C. Newmark 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 1988.


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 Stephen C. Newmark who has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Stephen C. Newmark 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 Stephen C. Newmark: a short profile by and about the honoree:

Stephen Newmark's practice focuses on complex Tax Appeals and Tax Audits as well as the vital and delicate areas of Estate Planning and Probate. Mr. Newmark has met the rigorous standards for recognition by the State Bar of Arizona as a Certified Tax Law Specialist, a distinction he has held for more than 20 years. Mr. Newmark recently received recognition for receiving an AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell annually for the past 25 years.

The plaque shown here commemorates Stephen C. Newmark's recognition.

To find out more or to contact Stephen C. Newmark of Phoenix, AZ, call 602-274-7552, or visit

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

This press release was written by American Registry, LLC, with approval by Martindale-Hubbell as well as approval and/or contributions from Stephen C. Newmark; it was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.

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Stephen C. Newmark
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SOURCE American Registry