Attorney Ben Salango

Ben SalangoPartner & Owner of Preston & Salango, PLLC


Ben Salango is a founding partner of Preston & Salango, PLLC. With nearly 2 decades of experience, Mr. Salango has tried almost 50 civil jury trials to verdict, argued numerous cases in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, and 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 legal community.

In 2018, Mr. Salango was selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers® magazine for the seventh consecutive year.  Less than 5% of lawyers in the United States are selected to be included in Super Lawyers®. The process includes nominations, independent research of verdicts, settlements and professional achievements, followed by peer evaluation and a final review of candidates by Super Lawyers®.  Mr. Salango was acknowledged as one of the Top 40 West Virginians under the age of 40 by the State Journal in 2012. He 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 is an alumni of West Virginia University and West Virginia University College of Law. Raised in Raleigh County, West Virginia, Mr. Salango frequently devotes himself to charities in the area and is active in local government. 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.