Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (Cranfill Sumner) today announced that Katie Hartzog has received an AV® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

The Martindale-Hubbell AV ® Rating is a peer review rating system designed to reflect an attorney’s ethical standards and professional ability.  It surveys attorney colleagues across multiple geographic locations and jurisdictions. Attorneys are rated using five key areas including Legal Knowledge, Analytical Capabilities, Judgment, Communication Ability and Legal Experience.

Hartzog is a partner based in the Raleigh office of Cranfill Sumner. She focuses her practice primarily on advising and defending businesses and municipalities in employment-related matters.  Hartzog regularly advises employers on issues regarding their employees, allowing them to minimize risk of litigation. Hartzog has also obtained favorable outcomes in the federal and state courts of North Carolina, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Hearings, and Division of Employment Security.

Hartzog is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Campbell Law School.