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Photo Release -- Del Frisco's Restaurant Group Appoints Lane DeYoung General Counsel

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, June 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:DFRG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lane DeYoung as General Counsel. In the new position, Mr. DeYoung will be responsible for all internal and external legal matters that pertain to the Company and its restaurant brands, Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, Sullivan's Steakhouse and Del Frisco's Grille.

General Counsel, Del Frisco's Restaurant Group


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"We are pleased to welcome Lane DeYoung to the Del Frisco's team and are confident he will be a great asset to the Company," commented Mark S. Mednansky, CEO of Del Frisco's Restaurant Group. "Lane possesses more than 18 years of legal expertise and brings to Del Frisco's deep knowledge of the restaurant and retail industries. This background, coupled with his real estate experience, make him a great fit as we continue to grow our portfolio of restaurant brands."

Mr. DeYoung most recently held the position of Associate General Counsel at Dave & Busters for the last eight years where he handled legal matters including real estate leases, contracts, litigation, licensing and regulatory issues. Previously, Mr. DeYoung served as Real Estate Counsel for FedEx Office and Print Services, Associate Regional Counsel for the Western Region at Trizec Properties, Associate Counsel at Stage Stores and Associate Attorney at The Law Offices of John E. Rapier, P.C. Mr. DeYoung holds a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Texas Tech University School of Law and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas Tech University.

About Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc.

Based in Southlake, Texas, near Dallas, Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. is a collection of 47 restaurants across 20 states and Washington, D.C., including Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, Sullivan's Steakhouse, and Del Frisco's Grille. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House serves up flawless cuisine that's bold and delicious, an extensive award-winning wine list and a level of service that reminds guests that they're the boss. Sullivan's Steakhouse is a great neighborhood place for a big night out on the town - with outstanding food, hand-shaken martinis, an award winning wine list, and live entertainment all under one roof. Del Frisco's Grille is modern, inviting, stylish and fun, taking the classic bar and grill to new heights, and drawing inspiration from bold flavors and market-fresh ingredients.

For further information about our restaurants, to make reservations, or to purchase gift cards, please visit: www.DelFriscos.com, www.SullivansSteakhouse.com, and www.DelFriscosGrille.com. For more information about Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc., please visit www.DFRG.com.

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Source:Del Frisco's Restaurant Group