Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, has announced that all four partners of the firm—Joe Campolo, Scott Middleton, Patrick McCormick, and Christine Malafi—have earned AV Preeminent ratings from Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest possible rating from the most recognized and trusted legal directory and resource for nearly 150 years. The AV Preeminent rating recognizes attorneys for both ethical standards and legal ability, and is earned only after an extensive peer review and recommendation process that includes members of the bar and judiciary. Frederick Eisenbud, Of Counsel to the firm and chair of the Environmental & Land Use practice group, also holds an AV Preeminent rating.
A peer named Campolo as “the first recommendation to my clients for business and commercial law issues,” while Middleton was recognized for being “an outstanding trial attorney” and “respected by the judiciary.” A fellow lawyer shared that McCormick “would be my number one choice” for personal representation. Malafi was praised for having an “exceptional legal mind” and ethical standards “beyond reproach.”
The partners of the firm all continue to shape Suffolk County’s legal and business landscape by serving on the boards of some of its most prestigious professional organizations. In recognition of their legal skill and community involvement, they have won numerous awards in addition to achieving the AV Preeminent rating. In 2016, Campolo was voted the Best Lawyer on Long Island for the second year in a row and Malafi was named a Top Woman in Law. Both Middleton and McCormick are recent recipients of LIBN Leadership in Law Awards and have been named New York Super Lawyers for several years running.