Peter G. Frezados

Senior Trial Counsel, Law firm of REGAS, FREZADOS & DALLAS LLP

Email: pgf@rfd-law.com

Phone: (312) 702-1809
Fax: (312) 236-1129

Biography

Peter G. Frezados is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Law, receiving his juris doctorate degree in 1970. Mr. Frezados' experience, in forty-five years of practice, includes numerous trials in both federal and state courts, representing parties in mediation, as well as participating as a mediator and representing clients before the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.

Mr. Frezados has tried over 40 jury trials to verdict, in addition to numerous bench trials, in both law and chancery. He has concentrated his practice in the area of complex commercial litigation, which has included partnership dissolution, shareholder's corporate disputes, actions seeking the imposition of injunctive relief, enforcement of restrictive covenants, first party actions against insurers, retained by insurance companies to defend their insured's in actions brought by third parties and contract disputes involving manufacturers, retailers, real estate developers and employers in claims brought against them by employees. He has received the highest rating as an AV Preeminent Attorney for the past twenty-five consecutive years by Martindate-Hubbell, a respected national rating service for attorneys.

Practice Concentration

Commercial Civil Litigation

Federal and State Courts

Professional Licenses

Supreme Court of the State of Illinois, 1970

United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1970

United States Circuit Court of Appeals, for the Seventh Circuit, 1976

Supreme Court of the United States of America, 1991

Supreme Court of the State of Wyoming, 1996

United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2003

Professional Associations

Trial Bar United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Illinois Trial Lawyers Association

Illinois State Bar Association

Wyoming State Bar Association


Education

Southern Illinois University, B.A. 1962

St. Louis University School of Law, J.D. 1970

Foreign language Spoken

Greek

Reported Cases Presented to the Supreme and Appelate Courts of Illinois and United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit:

Apostolou v. Geldermann, Inc., 919 F. Supp. 289 (N.D. Ill., Jan 25, 1996)(NO. 94 C 3876)

Sigma Companies, Inc. v. John P. Regas, 255 Ill. App. 3d 857, App. 1 Dist., Sept. 30, 1993 (NO. 1-92-0309)

Flynn v. Cohn, 154 Ill. 2d 160, 607 N.E. 2d 1236, 180 Ill. Dec. 723 (NO. 73015)

Flynn v. Cohn, 220 Ill. App. 3d 393, 163 Ill. Dec. 79, 581 N.E. 2d 30, App. 1 Dist. 1991 (NO. 1-89-3322)

Application of Rosewell, 209 Ill. App. 3d 187, 568 N.E. 2d 89, 154 Ill. Dec. 89, App. 1 Dist., Jan 15, 1991 (NO. 1-88-2411, 1-88-2536, 1-89-3467)

Akhter v. Shah, 205 Ill. App. 3d 940, 563 N.E. 2d 898, 150 Ill. Dec. 771, App. 1 Dist., Oct 29, 1990 (NO. 1-89-0333) (Second Appeal)

D'Agostino v. Bank of Ravenswood, 205 Ill. App. 3d 898, 563 N.E. 2d 886, 150 Ill. Dec. 759, App. 1 Dist., Oct 26, 1990 (NO. 1-90-0895)

American Nat. Bank and Trust Co. of Chicago v. Booth/Hansen Associates, Ltd., 186 Ill. App. 3d 865, 542 N.E. 2d 925, 134 Ill. Dec. 579, App. 1 Dist., 1989 (NO. 1-88-982, 1-88-2038)

First State Bank & Trust Co. of Hanover Park v. Winfrey, 165 Ill. App. 3d 767, 520 N.E. 2d 763, 117 Ill. Dec. 412, App. 1 Dist., Dec 30, 1987 (NO. 86-1010)

Machinis v. Board of Election Com'rs for City of Chicago, 164 Ill. App. 3d 763, 518 N.E. 2d 270, 115 Ill. Dec. 745, App. 1 Dist., Dec 09, 1987 (NO. 86-2699)

International Meat Co., Inc. v. Bockos, 157 Ill. App. 3d 810, 510 N.E. 2d 1013, 109 Ill. Dec. 945, App. 1 Dist., Jun 22, 1987 (NO. 86-0433)

Regas v. Continental Cas. Co., 139 Ill. App. 3d 45, 487 N.E. 2d 105, 93 Ill. Dec. 661, App. 1 Dist., Dec 11, 1985 (NO. 84-2420)

Akhter v. Shah, 119 Ill. App. 3d 131, 456 N.E. 2d 232, 74 Ill. Dec. 730, App. 1 Dist., Nov 1, 1983 (NO. 83-429) (First Appeal)

Tuttle v. Rose, 102 Ill. App. 3d 868, 430 N.E. 2d 356, 58 Ill. Dec. 414, 33 UCC Rep. Serv. 305, App. 1 Dist., Dec 23, 1981 (NO. 79-2185)

People ex rel. Fahner v. Steel Container Corp., 102 Ill. App. 3d 369, 430 N.E. 2d 68, 58 Ill. Dec. 126, App. 1 Dist., Nov 24, 1981 (NO. 81-1581)

American Nat. Bank & Trust Co. of Chicago v. J & G Restaurant, Inc., 94 Ill. App. 3d 318, 418 N.E. 2d 909, 49 Ill. Dec. 889, App. 1 Dist., Mar 16, 1981 (NO. 80-1656)

LaSalle Nat. Bank v. First City Corp., 58 Ill. App. 3d 575, 374 N.E. 2d 913, 16 Ill. Dec. 138, App. 1 Dist., Mar 22, 1978 (NO. 77-1033)

Georgakopoulos v. Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 544 F. 2d 520, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (Table unpublished)

National Bank of Austin v. River Forest State Bank, 3 Ill. App. 3d 209, 278 N.E. 2d 501, App. 1 Dist., Dec 17, 1971 (NO. 55913)

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