Attorney Ben Salango
Partner & Owner of Preston & Salango, PLLC
Ben Salango is a founding partner of Preston & Salango, PLLC. With
nearly 2 decades of experience in the legal community, Mr. Salango has
tried almost 50 civil jury trials to verdict, disputed numerous cases
in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and West
Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, and has recovered millions of dollars
for his clients.
Mr. Salango is rated by his colleagues as one of the
"Best Lawyers in America" in the area of personal injury litigation. Mr. Salango was also placed
“AV” Preeminent® by his colleagues in the
Martindale-Hubbell® legal directory for personal injury specializing in medical malpractice.
This is the best rating an attorney can achieve and is attained through
ratings by members of the judiciary and bar.
In 2012, he was acknowledged as one of the
Top 40 West Virginians under the age of 40 by the State Journal . Mr. Salango has been endorsed as a member of both the
Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and the
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®. Less than 1% of U.S. attorneys are affiliates of The Million Dollar Advocates
Forum, making it an incredible honor. Mr. Salango was also acknowledged
by his colleagues for admittance in
Super Lawyers® magazine. Less than two percent of West Virginia attorneys are recognized as a
He is an alumni of West Virginia University and West Virginia University
College of Law. Raised in Raleigh County, West Virginia, Mr. Salango frequently
devotes time and money to charities in the area. Mr. Salango, his wife,
Tera, and their two sons currently reside in Charleston. He is passionate
about coaching baseball and soccer, community service, and representing
impoverished clients in important cases pro bono.