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Douglas Borthwick Acknowledged by Prestigious 'National Law Journal & Legal Times' as AV® Preeminent™ West Coast Attorney


SANTA ANA, Calif., Jan. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Douglas Borthwick ( was recently honored with recognition as an AV® Preeminent™ lawyer in the September 2018 issue of National Law Journal & Legal Times. In addition, Mr. Borthwick was noted by the American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel magazines, both prominent American Lawyer Media (ALM) affiliate publications. AV® Preeminent™ status is only given to an elite group of approximately 10 percent of lawyers nationwide.

Douglas Borthwick's AV® Preeminent™ designation was originally awarded by Martindale-Hubbell®, which sets specific and rigorous standards of excellence and integrity before granting a Top-Rated Lawyer® status to a limited number of attorneys each year. This industry standard has become the watermark for legal ability and ethical standards. It is used as an assurance of experience, trust and excellence from any attorney bearing the designation.

Attorney Douglas Borthwick garnered attention from three of America's top legal publications based on his two decades of legal expertise. Mr. Borthwick blends his background in civil litigation with personal experience in insurance defense, medical malpractice defense, family law and plaintiff personal injury. He has created a legal practice that is consistently effective and reflects his commitment to personal and professional integrity.

Mr. Borthwick is admitted to practice before all courts in the state of California and in the United States Supreme Court. He received his undergrad at Muskingum University, graduating magnum cum laude in 1988, before earning his juris doctorate from Capital University Law School in 1991, consistently placing on the Dean's List.

Published by ALM, the American Lawyer magazine offers annual "Am Law 100" and "Am Law 200" surveys which rank U.S. law firms by the number of attorneys working, profits earned per partner, as well as overall revenue. Corporate Counsel magazine is the leading industry news publication of in-house counsel at global companies. It offers predictive reporting, trend analysis, peer guidance and a practical playbook to help general counsels and staff succeed in high-stakes roles as risk managers and corporate strategists.

About the National Law Journal & Legal Times

The National Law Journal was founded in 1978 and reports on legal information of national concern to attorneys regarding legal news, federal circuit court decisions, legal trends, verdicts and other information of specific interest to both private and business legal sectors. The National Law Journal also works closely with Martindale-Hubbell® to compile lists that help prospective clients differentiate the best practicing attorneys in the United States.

About the Law Offices of Douglas Borthwick

President and owner, Douglas Borthwick is an AV® Preeminent™ attorney who maintains a boutique litigation and transactional law firm in Santa Ana, California, with additional branch offices in Riverside and Rancho Cucamonga. Douglas Borthwick offers more than two decades of experience helping both individual and corporate clients with personal injury law, workers' compensation, family law, estate planning and wage disputes. Learn more at:


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