Our Accreditations

Experienced criminal attorneys at your defense

What should you look for when hiring an attorney to defend you? Experience, knowledge and credibility should be at the top of your list. It’s important to look at the satisfaction of previous clients, and how the firm is viewed through the eyes of other professionals in the industry.

Year after year, Manning Law Firm, PLLC has been rated as one of the highest quality law firms in the United States. Our unmatched dedication and professionalism has earned the respect of both our clients and our peers, and we have the capacity and drive to back it up and maintain a high level of excellence in criminal defense representation.

Manning Law Firm, PLLC Accreditations

  • Tier 1 Ranking from U.S. News & World Report for General Practice Criminal Defense in 2017
  • Tier 1 Ranking from U.S. News & World Report for White Collar Criminal Defense in 2017
  • Tier 1 Ranking as one of the top U.S. law firms in white collar/non-white collar crime in 2016
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for over 25 years
  • Recognition as a Lawyer of Distinction, one of the top 10% of lawyers in America
  • Recognition among the Top 100 Attorneys in North Carolina
  • Highest ratings from other NC attorneys as an AV Preeminent® Rated Law Firm
  • Repeatedly recognized as a “Super Lawyer” in Super Lawyers Magazine since 2006
  • Continued recognition among the Legal Elite
  • Listed in Best Law Firms in America 2015

With more than 40 years of experience defending criminal cases, Manning Law Firm, PLLC has the experience needed and a team you can trust to defend you when you need it most. Thomas Manning has tried more than 150 jury cases to verdict in state and federal cases during his career. He has handled more than 50 first-degree murder cases, and has tried more than 20 to verdict. Manning Law Firm, PLLC gets results through negotiation, legal research, jury work and sheer determination. The goal is always protection of the client, and obtaining the best possible outcome available, through whatever ethical means need to be brought to bear to achieve it.

Not only are we recognized by other lawyers and peers in our profession, but we have also received countless positive comments from clients we have defended throughout the years.

Join the many other residents in Raleigh and surrounding North Carolina areas who have trusted Manning Law Firm, PLLC to advise, guide and defend them in criminal investigations and trials. Contact us today for a complimentary, no-obligation consultation, or to learn more about us.

Learn more about Thomas Manning’s Wade M. Smith Award for outstanding criminal defense work here.

Thomas C. Manning
The content on this page was reviewed by Manning Law Firm, PLLC partner Thomas C. Manning. You can learn more about Thomas's experience and expertise on his bio page.