FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 05, 2017

Contact:
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
716-847-5444

PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP PARTNER KENNETH A. MANNING NAMED 2017 LAWYER OF THE YEAR BY THE BAR ASSOCIATION OF ERIE COUNTY

Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partner Kenneth A. Manning has been chosen as the 2017 Lawyer of the Year Award by the Bar Association of Erie County (BAEC). The award will be presented at the BAEC Annual Dinner on Tuesday, June 6th at Kleinhans Music Hall.

The Lawyer of the Year Award was established to recognize outstanding service and dedication to the legal profession, the Bar Association and the community at large.

Mr. Manning is the team leader for the firm’s Class Action and Government Operations Practice Teams. He has experience in bet-the-company corporate and commercial litigation, including dissolution proceedings, employment termination disputes and controversies involving the sale of goods and services. In addition to personal injury and wrongful death claims involving products liability, workplace accidents, negligence and environmental exposure experience, he has prosecuted and defended class actions in both state and federal courts, and has experience in challenges to governmental actions, including taxes and assessments, as well as actions for declaratory relief. Mr. Manning also serves as Phillips Lytle’s Education Practice Team Leader

Phillips Lytle LLP is a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices in New York State, Washington, D.C., and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base including FORTUNE 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit www.phillipslytle.com.

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