Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Frank Del Barto has been selected to Crain’s Chicago Business Notable Veteran Executives for 2020. These 40 veterans returned from service and are making a mark in law, banking, real estate, investment management and logistics. During the pandemic, these executives have stepped up, whether aiding employees in a transition to work from home or helping clients or fellow veterans navigate the challenges of the new terrain.
Frank is chair of Masuda Funai’s Employment, Labor & Benefits practice group. He has represented clients in employment matters before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Illinois Department of Employment Security. In pro bono work, Frank assists veterans and their dependents in appealing disability compensation claim denials by the Department of Veterans Affairs. He has successfully appealed a VA disability compensation claim for a World War II veteran and several VA claims for Vietnam veterans. A graduate of the Army’s Airborne and Ranger schools, Frank was a captain who served as a tank platoon leader in a cavalry troop, as an executive officer and as an assistant brigade operations officer while on active duty. He was a company commander in the reserves.
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