Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™

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Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ are the gold standard in attorney ratings, and have been for more than a century. Attorneys looking to refer a client, as well as individuals researching lawyers for their own legal needs, use these ratings to identify, evaluate and select the most appropriate lawyer for their legal issue.Combined with the Martindale-Hubbell® Client Review Ratings,self-reported professional credentials and other fact-based performance data, a Peer Review Rating contributes to the comprehensive view of a lawyer and benefits the entire legal community.

For more information on the peer reviews and ratings, see the Existing Ratings/Reviews section of our FAQ.

Peer Review and Ratings Benefits for Private Practice Law Firms:
  • Stand out from your competition as buyers of legal services increasingly rely on online ratings.

  • Generate awareness of your practice and your law firm by leveraging the power of the most trusted name in the legal industry and the Martindale-Hubbell methodology to promote your ratings.

  • Provide a credible and reliable source to reinforce and help validate what you say about yourself.

  • Refer another lawyer to your valued clients with confidence.

  • Find real-world input from other legal professionals when evaluating and selecting counsel.

  • Access an instant evaluation and in-depth, candid assessments of a lawyer's specific expertise.

  • Learn more about the strengths and weaknesses of opposing counsel and potential hires.

  • Build professional relationships and join a community of high-quality legal service providers.

  • See how you, your partners and associates are improving over time using a formalized benchmarking process.

Ratings Benefits for Corporate Counsel:
  • Evaluate and choose the right lawyer for out-of-state jurisdictions or for an unfamiliar matter.

  • Understand outside counsel's bench strength, experience and credentials.

  • Research and locate other corporate counsel to share best practices, network and find referrals.

  • Share feedback on working with a particular lawyer or law firm

For more information about the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ process, check out our FAQ. If you have further questions, contact our Customer Support team at 800-526-4902 or