A few months shy of the one-year anniversary of Flannery | Georgalis, LLC, Cleveland Crain’s sat down with Paul Flannery to talk about his and Chris’s experience so far, the challenges they’ve faced in getting a new firm up and running and how having niche expertise has helped them along their path to building a boutique practice. The article provides, in part:
“Paul Flannery and Christos Georgalis, former assistant U.S. attorneys in the Northern District of Ohio who have worked on some of the office’s largest securities fraud cases ever, recently left the comfort of government jobs in the U.S. Department of Justice to hang their own shingle. They could’ve easily stayed with the Justice Department, or landed lucrative jobs at any number of large firms as federal prosecutors tend to do. But they had an entrepreneurial itch. They felt they could meet a need in the market for work in complex white-collar criminal defense and corporate investigations. So rather than further their careers in the government sector, they opened Flannery | Georgalis LLC last fall in downtown Cleveland.” Read the full article here.