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  • 216-367-2094 (Paul) 216-367-2095 (Chris)

Professionals

Paul Flannery

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Paul is a highly experienced and talented attorney. His practice is unique in that he has substantial experience in complex criminal and civil litigation matters, in both federal and state court. As both a federal prosecutor and as a defense attorney, Paul has successfully handled a wide array of criminal cases ranging from complex fraud and public corruption matters to violent crimes, including armed robbery and murder. Paul has also successfully represented individuals and organizations in complex business disputes, including those involving professional malpractice, corporate fiduciary duties, real estate, and contract disputes.

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Chris Georgalis

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Chris focuses his practice on federal criminal defense representations, internal investigations and compliance, and complex civil litigation. Chris gained extensive investigation, trial, and appellate experience as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio. As an AUSA in Cleveland, Ohio from 2010 – 2017, he investigated and prosecuted many of the highest profile criminal matters in the District. These cases ranged from matters of national security, terrorism, export controls, and cyber security, which are the highest profile and highest priority cases in the U.S. Department of Justice, to massive, multi-defendant fraud conspiracies. Chris also investigated and prosecuted multi-million dollar health care fraud cases, including multi-doctor defendant conspiracies.

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Justin Withrow

Justin Withrow

Justin is a Senior Associate Attorney who focuses his practice on federal, state and local criminal defense representations, internal investigations, complex civil litigation, post-conviction relief and professional licensing defense.  He has extensive experience in a wide array of federal, state and local criminal investigations and prosecutions involving complex healthcare, wire, mail, bank, insurance, and mortgage fraud, public corruption, tax offenses, drug conspiracy and violent crimes including murder. Justin also has extensive experience defending licensed professionals and individuals seeking to seal/expunge criminal convictions from their record that jeopardize employment opportunities, security clearances, international travel and professional licenses.

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Kevin Vogel

Kevin Vogel

Kevin is an Associate Attorney who focuses his practice on sophisticated criminal defense, corporate investigations, complex civil litigation, and regulatory-compliance services. Kevin has represented individual and corporate clients in criminal matters involving complex fraud, import and export controls, obstruction of justice, and cybercrime, among other things. He has played an integral role in thorough and wide-ranging internal investigations for F | G’s corporate clients, including in matters that involve sensitive elements such as whistleblower allegations, public-reporting obligations, and close media coverage. He has represented entities ranging from single-member LLCs to multi-million- and multi-billion-dollar international companies, both public and private.


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Mira Lendel

Mira Lendel

Mira is an Associate Attorney who focuses her practice on federal criminal investigations involving public corruption, securities fraud, health care fraud, and drug conspiracy. Mira earned her J.D., cum laude, from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law where she served as a Managing Editor of the Cleveland State Law Review, the Secretary of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, and was named to the Dean’s List every semester. Mira also served as a legal extern to the Federal Trade Commission and was a law clerk in a Cleveland law firm focusing on complex commercial litigation.

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Dee Krupp

Dee Krupp

Dee Krupp is the firm’s Paralegal Supervisor / Office Manager.  She started her career in a small law firm located in downtown Cleveland focusing on providing support to the firm’s partners in the areas of family law, immigration, and civil litigation.  As that firm’s office manager, she was also responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of the firm.  Dee then worked at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Ohio where she provided legal support to Chris Georgalis and Paul Flannery in the White-Collar Crime Unit focusing on complex fraud and public corruption matters.  When Paul and Chris left the U.S. Attorney’s Office to start their own criminal defense and complex civil litigation practice, Dee was asked to join them to help grow their business, run the office, and to provide legal support for the firm’s attorneys. 

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Carrie Bennice

Carrie Bennice

Carrie is a highly skilled paralegal with extensive experience working for boutique and mid-size law firms, as well as large corporations.  She focuses her skills in support of all areas of complex criminal and civil litigation matters.  She also has extensive experience in corporate governance and real estate matters.  In addition to her paralegal duties, Carrie provides invaluable support in  the areas of business development and law firm marketing.  She is also very active in her community, volunteering for Destination Cleveland, the Legal Aid Society and is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and International Council of Shopping Centers.  She obtained her Paralegal Certificate from the University of Akron and her Bachelors of Arts from Kent State University.

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