WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, November 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Laura Anthony, founding partner of the law firm Legal & Compliance, LLC, has received the Distinguished® Rating from Martindale-Hubbel. This honor denotes a very high rating in both legal ability and ethical standards. The Distinguished® Rating is earned through a strenuous peer review rating process. Ms. Anthony was previously recognized by Martindale-Hubbel as one of America's Most Honored Professionals and awarded for continuous professional recognition, an accomplishment realized by the top 5% of American professionals. The Martindale-Hubbel® Peer Review Ratings have been an integral part of Martindale-Hubbell's services to the legal community since 1887. The Peer Review Rating process which evaluates lawyers in the United States and Canada is solely based on peer reviews. The Author: Securities attorney Laura Anthony and her experienced legal team provide ongoing corporate counsel to small and mid-size OTC and exchange traded issuers as well as private companies going public on the over-the-counter market, such as the OTCQB and OTCQX or an exchange such as NASDAQ or NYSE MKT. Legal & Compliance, LLC is a comprehensive corporate, securities and business transactions law firm assisting clients in all aspects of commerce, including initial public offerings, reverse mergers, registered public offerings, exempt private offerings, all forms of complex corporate finance transactions, compliance with national exchanges such as the NASDAQ and NYSE MKT and the over-the-counter market trading platforms such as OTCQB and OTCQX, compliance with FINRA and DTC, strategic planning for unique management and ownership issues, and broad-scope legal services. Laura Anthony, Esq. is an approved OTCQX Advisor (DAD/PAL). Laura Anthony, Esq., is also a contributing blogger to The Huffington Post the creator and author of SecuritiesLawBlog.com and the producer and host of LawCast.com, The Securities Law Network.