Top Attorney – Franklin T. Gerlach


Portsmouth, OH/Press/January 31, 2018 – Mr. Franklin T. Gerlach of Gerlach & Gerlach, Attorneys at Law was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2018-2019 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.

The accomplishments attained by Mr. Franklin T. Gerlach in the field of Legal Services, warrants inclusion into The Top Attorneys of North America.

 “Attorney Gerlach is an Eagle Scout, an Honorary Cold War Patriot, and in 1969 he was selected by the Ohio Jaycees as one of Ohio’s five Outstanding Young Men. He has received 50 years of Legal service Recognition from the Ohio State Bar Association 1961 – 2011.”

The law firm of Gerlach and Gerlach provides helpful information to those in need of legal services in the most accessible way possible in a wide range of legal matters including EEOICPA claims for atomic plant employees, or their surviving family members, injured or killed by radiation or toxic chemical substances under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act, administered by the U.S. Department of Labor. Attorney Gerlach’s practice focuses on Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Act claims.

Admitted to practice in 1961, Attorney Gerlach has had an exceptional legal career. He is admitted to practice in Ohio, the United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio and the United States Supreme Court. Over the course of his career, he has served as the City Manager of Portsmouth, Ohio (Ohio’s youngest City Manager), He was elected mayor of the town for eight years, and he became Associate Director of Ohio University Portsmouth Branch as well as legal counsel for the Village of New Boston.

Attorney Gerlach is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Law (Juris Doctor Law Degree) and received his Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from Syracuse University, as well as his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) from University of Cincinnati. He is past president of the Scioto County Bar Association, State Bar Association and the Ohio Association for Justice. Mr. Gerlach is an Eagle Scout and is an Honorary Cold war Patriot. He has 50 years of Legal Service Recognition from Ohio State Bar Association 1961 – 2011 and is recognized in Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in Law.

The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.

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