Four partners of Tzangas Plakas Mannos Ltd. have been included in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America© as top-rated lawyers in Greater Akron.  In addition, Attorney David L. Dingwell was named by Best Lawyers® as an Akron “Lawyer of the Year” in Employment Law.

The firm’s partners – and their practice areas – recognized as 2017 Best Lawyers in America© are:

  • Lee E. Plakas, Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation
  • James G. Mannos, Family Law and Workers Compensation Law
  • Gary A. Corroto, Commercial Litigation
  • David L. Dingwell, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law, Insurance Law, and Labor & Employment Litigation

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.  Best Lawyers® lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer review evaluation.  Over 83,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and we have received more than 13 million votes to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world.  For the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers® is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel© magazine has called Best Lawyers© “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Tzangas Plakas Mannos Ltd. has been representing businesses and individuals for over 60 years.  Headquartered in Downtown Canton and with offices in Downtown Akron, the firm specializes in civil litigation.  Its attorneys focus in all areas of the law, including corporate disputes, family matters, personal injuries, and real estate transactions.

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CONTACT:  Wendy Kuster – (330)455-6112