Belongia, Shapiro & Franklin, LLP Expands with
the Addition of Charles Franklin, Harry Channon
and Elizabeth Schutte
May 10, 2010 08:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time
CHICAGO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Belongia, Shapiro & Franklin, LLP is pleased to announce the
continued expansion of its law firm with the addition of principal attorney Charles R. Franklin and associate attorneys
Harry O. Channon and Elizabeth M. Schutte. The expansion fits Belongia, Shapiro & Franklin’s strategy of bringing
the right attorneys to the firm to meet all of its clients’ needs. Charlie, Harry and Liz are all outstanding attorneys and
terrific additions to the full service boutique firm.
“I have worked with Charlie for a number of years. His legal skill is unparalleled, and he is such a dynamite addition
to the firm. He will provide invaluable insight to assist in servicing our clients’ needs,” Managing Partner Mark D.
Belongia says. “The addition of Charlie, Harry and Liz demonstrates our commitment to providing smart and
effective representation with our trusted experience. We are the go to firm for business people with business issues.”
Since its founding in 2006, the firm has grown to 13 attorneys and full staff of other legal professionals. The new
additions have added depth to the firm’s core practice areas while also allowing it to add new practice areas to
continue to serve its clients. “We are very excited about the growth we’re experiencing,” said partner Benjamin P.
Shapiro. “We see a very bright future.”
Belongia, Shapiro & Franklin, LLP is a full-service law firm that handles a wide scope of legal matters locally,
nationally and internationally. Their trusted experience and reliable leadership have allowed them to represent
distinguished clients ranging from corporations to high profile individuals in a vast array of matters. Over the course
of the firm's history, it has developed a broad legal practice that includes, but is not limited solely to:
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