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Plunkett Cooney attorney Van Slyke among Ohio ‘Rising Stars’


Ohio Super Lawyers magazine recently named real estate and finance attorney Dave Van Slyke, Plunkett Cooney banking and finance, title insurance, attorney, Columbus, OhioDavid L. Van Slyke from Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, to its 2017 list of “Rising Stars.”

The designation is based on nominations by Ohio attorneys, validation of candidates by a third-party independent party and peer evaluations conducted by panelists from Thomson Reuters, which publishes Ohio Super Lawyers magazine. Those named to the list represent only five percent of the state’s licensed practitioners.

A partner in the firm’s Columbus, Ohio office, Van Slyke focuses his practice in the areas of tort and litigation, title insurance litigation and banking and finance law. He represents a wide range of clients, including mortgage-brokers/originators, real property owners, national title insurance companies, commercial and national lenders.

Admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Ohio and in Kentucky, Van Slyke is a member of the Columbus, Ohio State, Kentucky and American bar associations. He earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2004 and his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Baldwin-Wallace College in 2001. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Plunkett Cooney established its office in downtown Columbus, just blocks from the state capitol in January 2001. Members of the firm’s Columbus office provide a full-range of litigation and transactional services in the areas of banking and finance law, bankruptcy, corporate law, real estate, insurance law, professional liability, title insurance, general and commercial litigation, personal injury, premises liability and employment law.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney employs 150 attorneys in nine Michigan cities; Chicago, Illinois; Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. The firm, which provides a range of transactional and litigation services, has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading, international directory of law firms. Fortune magazine has also named Plunkett Cooney among the top commercial firms in the United States.

For more information about Plunkett Cooney attorney David Van Slyke named as a 2017 Ohio Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” contact the firm’s Director of Marketing & Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008 or

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