Shareholder Dan Fogarty was awarded the AV Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory in September 2015. Martindale-Hubbell has published ratings of lawyers continuously since 1868. The AV Peer Review Rating identifies lawyers with "very high to preeminent" legal ability and "very high" ethical standards. It is the highest rating issued by Martindale-Hubbell. The firm has been rated "AV" since its inception in 1974. Martindale-Hubbell's ratings are derived from interviews with members of the bar and the judiciary. The ratings reflect a lawyer’s expertise, experience, integrity and overall professional excellence. Mr. Fogarty joins thirteen other lawyers at Stichter, Riedel who are also "AV" Rated.