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Peter C. Economos joined Harrison & Held, LLP in 2008. Previously, he was a founding partner of Laser, Pokorny, Schwartz, Friedman & Economos, P.C. Peter’s practice covers a broad spectrum of matters relating to business and corporate law transactions including formation, restructure, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. He possesses extensive experience with contract negotiations and drafting complex real estate and business agreements. In addition to business and corporate transactions, Peter’s real estate practice includes property acquisition and divestiture, annexation and zoning, development of residential, industrial, commercial and mixed-use properties, condominiums and marinas, subdivisions, wetland mitigation, environmental issues, commercial and private equity and debt financing, commercial leases, restrictive covenants and comprehensive “due diligence”. He has specialized expertise in private club law and representation of golf course and golf course community developers. Peter has also developed numerous real estate projects as a principal. He is the recipient of the preeminent rating by his peers for having obtained the highest level of legal ability and ethics as recognized by Martindale-Hubbell.
Peter is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and is a Charter Member Fellow of the Illinois Bar Foundation. He is active in community affairs including serving as Police Commissioner for the Village of Kildeer, Illinois for many years. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of Wellness Place, a non-profit organization which provides assistance and resources to cancer patients and their families. He also presently serves as a director on the boards of several corporations.
Wayne State University Law School, J.D.
Albion College, B.A.
State of Illinois Supreme Court
United States Federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
United States Supreme Court
Illinois State Bar Association
Charter Member Fellow of the Illinois Bar Foundation
General Counsel and a Board of Director of Wellness Place