The Illinois State Bar Association is recognizing Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard Associate Shane Blank as its Young Lawyer of the Year. Shane, an associate in the firm’s Business Litigation and Product Liability Litigation practice groups focuses his practice on appellate-related matters and federal court actions. Shane also serves as a First Lieutenant in the United States Air Force JAG Corps, as part of the reserve component, and is tremendously proud to have the opportunity to serve his country, his state and the various local organizations working to assist veterans.
“I take great satisfaction in my work with the firm, and I love taking on the challenges necessary when it comes to providing excellent representation to the firm’s clients,” Shane says. “I also love serving my country in the JAG Corps and I appreciate the unflagging support the firm has provided me as part of my commitment to the Air Force Reserve.”
Each spring the Young Lawyers Division recognizes two outstanding young lawyers – one practicing outside Cook County and one within. Award recipients must be members in good standing of the Illinois State Bar Association and have not yet reached age 36.); ?>