Attorney Gus. M. was featured this year by C.E.O. Magazine as one of the Top Lawyers in Columbus, Ohio and surrounding areas. The magazine chose Gus Shihab from a list of over 1,250 AV rated attorneys to be one of six local attorneys it featured in its 2012 issue. This is quite an accomplishment since C.E.O. only considered AV rated attorneys. Also featured along with Gus Shihab is former Attorney General of Ohio, Betty Montgomery.
The AV rating is awarded by Martindale-Hubble, the world’s most trusted legal resource. It is the highest possible rating in both legal ability & ethical standards reflecting the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary. It is given only to attorneys who have it least 10 years in practice and who fulfill a variety of other criteria. The AV rating is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a strenuous peer review rating process that is managed and monitored by Martindale-Hubble.
Gus Shihab is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Law Firm of Shihab and Associates Co., LPA, a firm with practice areas including immigration and eminent domain. He previously served two terms as the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Ohio Chapter Chair and Member of the AILA National Board of Governors, and he spent three consecutive terms as the AILA Ohio Chapter Vice Chair. He is a Life Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an honorary society of lawyers who achieve a two million dollar verdict or settlement on behalf of their clients. He has also received the highest possible rating by AVVO com, a 10.0 rating of Superb, having been widely recognized by the legal community for superb conduct and experience.