Pablo L. Petrozzi

Partner Chicago
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Pablo focuses his practice on complex commercial real estate transactions, including the representation of private and institutional investors, owners, and developers in connection with acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, financings, and developments of commercial real estate properties throughout the United States. His experience includes a wide variety of asset classes including office, multi-family, retail, hotel, industrial, and mixed use.

Pablo was awarded an “AV Peer Review Rating” (Preeminent) by Martindale-Hubbell, its highest level of peer recognition for legal ability and ethical standards. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School and his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame. Prior to joining Taft, Pablo was a partner at Pircher, Nichols and Meeks in Chicago.


  • AV Peer Review Rating (LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell)

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  • University of Minnesota Law School (1999)
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., Philosophy, magna cum laude (1995)


  • State - Illinois
  • State - Minnesota (Inactive)

Speeches and Publications

“Considerations for Deploying Employees for Indefinite Remote Work,” June 6, 2020

“Steps That Property Owners Should Consider Taking During the COVID-19 Pandemic to Protect Their Real Estate Assets,” May 13, 2020

“Real Estate Transactions During COVID-19: Issues to Address,” May 7, 2020

“Making Your Leases Work with Your Loan Documents,” Commercial Leasing Law and Strategy, Volume 25, Number 5, November 2012

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association Member
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Member

Community Involvement

  • St. Francis Xavier Parish Ministry