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Garden City, NY (March 8, 2013) —Debra Lynne Wabnik, whose primary area of practice is Litigation and Appeals, has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

Martindale-Hubbell, a division of LexisNexis®, has confirmed that attorney Debra Lynne Wabnik 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 2007.

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 Debra Lynne Wabnik who has achieved the AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.

Debra Lynne Wabnik 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."

Debra is a partner at Stagg Wabnik Law Group. She represents clients in federal and state courts in New York and New Jersey, as well as federal courts in Connecticut. She also represents clients in administrative forums such as the EEOC and the Division of Human Rights. Debra's practice areas include commercial, employment, and appellate litigation. She completed advanced commercial mediation training and serves on various federal and state mediation panels. She also sits on the Board of Directors of various nonprofit agencies.

As a result of this honor, American Registry LLC, has added Debra Lynne Wabnik to The Registry™ of Business and Professional Excellence. For more information, search The Registry™ at

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