Attorney William Friedman has Achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating - the Highest Possible Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Jan 30, 2013, 19:00 ET from American Registry

William Friedman, a lawyer based in Toronto, ON whose primary area of practice is General Practice, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis®, has confirmed that attorney William Friedman 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 1997.


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 William Friedman who has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

William Friedman 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 William Friedman: a short profile by and about the honoree:

William Friedman BCL, LLB of the Law Firm Friedman & Associates has practised law in the Provinces of Quebec and Ontario. He has authored the paper entitled the "Limits of Limited Liability" delivered at Queen's Annual Business Law Symposium, Faculty of Law, Queen's University, 1997.

The plaque shown here commemorates William Friedman's recognition.

To find out more or to contact William Friedman of Toronto, ON, call 416-496-3340, or visit .

As a result of this honor, American Registry LLC, has added William Friedman 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 William Friedman; it was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.

Contact Information:
William Friedman
Phone: 416-496-3340
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SOURCE American Registry