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Gary A. Corroto Named 2024 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in the Akron Area

Gary A. Corroto HeadshotPlakas Mannos attorney Gary A. Corroto was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2024 "Lawyer of the Year" for Oil and Gas Law.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year," making this a significant and coveted accolade. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments.  

Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.

In addition to the "Lawyer of the Year" award, Gary A. Corroto was also listed in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the following practice areas:  

About Attorney Gary Corroto   

Born in Youngstown, Ohio, Gary Corroto is a partner in our firm. Attorney Corroto received his B.A. from Westminster College in 1987 and his J.D. (cum laude) from the University of Akron in 1991. 

Attorney Corroto has been with Plakas Mannos since his third year in law school. In addition to having over 30 years of experience in commercial litigation, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, and business law, Attorney Corroto has over 15 years of experience in oil and gas transactions and litigation.  

“In oil and gas law, we have the opportunity to negotiate oil and gas leases and mineral sales for hundreds of families in our area,” explains Attorney Corroto. It is very rewarding to be able to help families secure their future financially not only for themselves, but for their future generations as well.”

About Best Lawyers 

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected lawyer ranking service in the world. For 40 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the lawyers best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers awards are published in leading local, regional and national publications across the globe.  

Lawyers who are nominated for consideration are voted on by currently recognized Best Lawyers working in the same practice area and located in the same geographic region. Our awards and recognitions are based purely on the feedback we receive from these top lawyers.  

Those who receive high peer reviews undergo a thorough verification process to make sure they are currently still in private practice. Only then can these top lawyers be recognized by Best Lawyers.

Work with the Best 

Plakas Mannos has been a leader in landowner advocacy on oil and gas-related legal issues since the Utica Shale boom hit southeastern Ohio earlier this decade. Our team can assist with mineral sales, oil and gas leases, mineral rights ownership, and more. 

Contact us today to explore your options.

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