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Plunkett Cooney attorney Van Slyke among Ohio ‘Rising Stars’


Ohio Super Lawyers magazine recently named real estate and finance attorney David L. Van Slyke of David Van Slyke Title Insurance Law Real Estate Attorney ColumbusPlunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, to its 2018 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 2.5 percent of the state’s licensed practitioners. 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.

Co-leader of the firm’s Title Insurance Law Practice Group, Van Slyke focuses his practice in the areas of tort and litigation, title insurance litigation and banking and finance law. A member of Plunkett Cooney’s Columbus office, 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.

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 is a leading provider of transactional and litigation services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm employs approximately 150 attorneys in Columbus, Ohio; Chicago, Illinois; Indianapolis, Indiana and eight Michigan cities. Plunkett Cooney has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, an international directory of law firms, and it was named as one of the 2018 “Best Law Firms” in the nation by U.S. News and Best Lawyers®. The firm has also received several awards naming it among the top workplaces in the legal industry.

For more information about Plunkett Cooney attorney David Van Slyke’s selection as a 2018 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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