Brian D. Shonk, Partner

Mr. Shonk represents businesses and banks with regard to financial, organizational and general business planning matters. He has successfully litigated and resolved a broad spectrum of business, banking and credit rights disputes, including employment, bankruptcy and workout matters. In addition, he has assisted clients in successfully completing large and small acquisitions, mergers, reorganizations, and related business transactions. Mr. Shonk's focus on financial matters and business affairs also extends to estate planning, trusts and probate matters for individuals and families.

Mr. Shonk was the President of the Fairfield County Bar Association from 1995-1996. He is also a member of the Columbus, Ohio State and Massachusetts State bar associations.

He has published articles in law journals on labor law, and has presented continuing legal education seminars on various bankruptcy and mechanic's lien issues to both trade organizations and other attorneys.

A Lancaster native, Mr. Shonk serves on the Boards of Directors for:

The Lancaster-Fairfield Chamber of Commerce
The Fisher Catholic Foundation
Fairfield Center for Disabilities and Cerebral Palsy
- The Fairfield County Hospice's Ethics Committee. 

He also serves on the Board for the United Way of Fairfield County, currently serving as Chairman of the 2012 Annual Campaign. He has served as the President/Chairman of several other non-profit and charitable Boards of Directors in the past.

Mr. Shonk received his law degree, magna cum laude, from Boston College Law School in 1986, was inducted into the Order of the Coif, and served as Articles Editor of the Boston College Law Review. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in economics and English, cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University. He also is a graduate of William V. Fisher Catholic High School in Lancaster.


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