Paul W. Raymond, a lawyer based in Newport Beach, CA whose primary area of practice is Tax Controversies, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

NEWPORT BEACH, CA, April 16, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ — Martindale-Hubbell has confirmed that attorney Paul W. Raymond 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 1999.

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 Paul W. Raymond who has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Paul W. Raymond 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 Paul W. Raymond: a short profile by and about the honoree:

For 40 years, Paul W. Raymond has been assisting individual and business taxpayers before the IRS and various state taxing agencies in audits, appeals, litigation and collection, involving both civil and criminal tax matters. A taxpayer may be overwhelmed with tax debt, maybe facing an IRS audit or may have questions about how to address issues with the taxation of foreign investments or controversial offshore accounts. In any of these or any related issues, Paul W. Raymond will be able to provide you with the guidance and representation you need. Mr. Raymond understands the extensive amount of stress and anxiety – not to mention financial or even criminal liability – that may be associated with many tax issues. Mr. Raymond’s long time goal is to provide workable solutions that address a clients particular problems swiftly and effectively.

The plaque shown here commemorates Paul W. Raymond’s recognition.

To find out more or to contact Paul W. Raymond of Newport Beach, CA, call 949-476-2197, or visit

As a result of this honor, American Registry LLC, has added Paul W. Raymond 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 Paul W. Raymond.
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