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Frank Del Barto Selected as Crain's Chicago Business 2020 Notable Veteran Executive


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. is the news site of Crain's Chicago Business, one of more than 20 business publications owned by Crain Communications. It is the top source of news, analysis and information on business in metropolitan Chicago for decision-makers in the private and public sectors. Crain's publishes a weekly business magazine, Crain's Chicago Business, that provides deeper analysis, commentary, special reports and features. Crain's also produces databases, live events and sponsored content, all with the aim of deepening readers' understanding of local business.