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Maritime Personal Attorney Spencer Aronfeld Receives the Preeminent AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell for 2024

               Joining a select group of lawyers recognized for their legal ability and professional ethical standards.

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Founder and Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Spencer Aronfeld of Aronfeld Trial Lawyers has received the preeminent AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell for 2024, joining a select group of lawyers.  The AV Preeminent designation signifies Aronfeld  has been rated by Judges and fellow attorneys as having the highest possible rating for legal abilities and ethical standards.  

“The practice of personal injury law is my calling. I represent injured clients who not only seek compensation but more importantly, justice. Each case is an opportunity for me to help another human being and it’s important that my clients receive the care and attention they need. Many of my clients face dangerous situations or suffer from life-threatening injuries. My job is to make sure that justice is served so that the dangers that my clients face do not happen to someone else,” says Spencer Aronfeld. “It is an honor to have received the AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. It is a testament to the commitment we have to our clients and the ethical standards we uphold as a law firm.” 

Spencer Aronfeld, is a board-certified civil trial lawyer who has earned international recognition as being a “lawyer for the people.” Born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised in Wichita, Kansas, Aronfeld graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 1991. Upon graduation, he founded Aronfeld Trial Lawyers, based in Coral Gables, Florida. He has dedicated his life to representing individuals against corporate giants, such as Carnival Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruise Line, Disney Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, Holland America Cruise Line, Bayer, Johnson & Johnson, Stryker, Target, Publix, Walmart, Mt. Sinai Hospital, State Farm Insurance Company, United Automobile Insurance Company, Baptist Health South Florida, South Miami Hospital, and International Airplane Leasing. 

Aronfeld has been recognized as one of the “20 Most Intriguing Floridians” by Florida Magazine and has been featured as a legal expert on national media outlets across the country, including: The Dr. Phil Show, The Doctors, NBC’s Today Show, Court TV, Primer Impacto, Univision, Montel, Tyra, Dateline NBC, America’s Most Wanted, The Insider, Cristina, Sevcec a Fondo, CNN and HLN with Jane Velez-Mitchell. Aronfeld is a published author, frequent blogger and has written numerous articles for the American Association for Justice’s “Trial Magazine,” as well as other national legal publications.  He also hosts a successful legal podcast, Trust Me I’m a Lawyer. In each episode, a different area of law is explored and understood through an interview with a lawyer from that particular field. 

Community service and helping others is an important part of Spencer Aronfeld’s life. In 2010,  he  founded Lawyers to the Rescue, a non-profit humanitarian initiative to provide legal assistance and civil rights activism for those in need. 

The AV rating designates the highest level of professional excellence and ethical standards an attorney can receive. An elite group of approximately 10 percent of all attorneys holds an AV Preeminent Rating, a legal designation that is trusted worldwide. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings are an objective indicator of a lawyer’s ethical standards and professional ability, derived from evaluations of lawyers by members of the bar and the United States judiciary. The Legal Ability ratings are based on performance in five key areas, which include: Legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability and legal experience.


Miami-based Aronfeld Trial Lawyers was established by Managing Partner and Board-Certified Trial Lawyer, Spencer Aronfeld in 1991. The firm represents clients involved in serious injuries in the areas of Maritime Law, Automobile Accidents, Premises Liability, Cycling Accidents, Slip and Fall Incidents, Wrongful Death, Medical and Dental Malpractice, Product Liability, Workplace Injuries, Sexual Assault, and others. Every client receives the full benefit of our experience, our resources, and our commitment. The practice of personal injury law is our calling. We are a firm of high-profile, nationally recognized legal advocates who work for you, our client, never big business. All attorneys and staff members at the firm are bilingual speaking Spanish. To learn more, visit https://www.aronfeld.com/