Marc J. Lane has been named by Illinois Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in Illinois for 2011. Only five percent of lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers.
The selections for this esteemed list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters, Legal division based in Eagan, MN. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check.
Marc J. Lane is a business and tax attorney, a Master Registered Financial Planner, a Registered Financial Counselor and a Certified Investment Specialist. He is the author of 33 books on corporate organization, management, taxation and personal finance. Twice a recipient of the Illinois State Bar Association's Lincoln Award, Mr. Lane teaches law at Northwestern University School of Law and has taught business in the MBA program at the University of Illinois.
He has consistently earned an "AV® Preeminent™" rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory, the highest ranking awarded. Martindale-Hubbell, which also includes him in its Bar Registry of Preeminent Attorneys, which is a testament to the fact that Mr. Lane's peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence. In addition, he has been selected by his peers as a "Leading Illinois Attorney" and an "Illinois Super Lawyer" over five times.
AV® Preeminent is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.