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Gal Pissetzky - Chicago, IL

35 E. Wacker Dr.Suite 1980 Chicago, IL 60601

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Updated: 02/18/2024

Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyer

Overview

Gal Pissetzky is devoted to defending the rights of those accused with a variety of state and federal felony criminal charges.

He focuses his practice on defending clients accused of drug crimes, white collar crimes, murder and attempted murder charges, and sex offenses, as well as any criminal forfeiture proceedings that occur as a result of the criminal charges.

He is experienced representing clients in both the state and federal court systems...

Gal Pissetzky is devoted to defending the rights of those accused with a variety of state and federal felony criminal charges.

He focuses his practice on defending clients accused of drug crimes, white collar crimes, murder and attempted murder charges, and sex offenses, as well as any criminal forfeiture proceedings that occur as a result of the criminal charges.

He is experienced representing clients in both the state and federal court systems. Located in Chicago, he represents clients throughout Illinois and the country. Mr. Pissetzky prides himself on providing superior client service and he is truly dedicated to protecting the rights of his clients and preserving their future.

Mr. Pissetzky combines his vast legal knowledge of state and federal criminal law with his superior understanding of the federal and state court systems to provide the best defense for his clients. He will listen to his clients, conduct a thorough and comprehensive investigation, and analyze the applicable law in light of the specific facts in order to pursue the best defense possible.

Mr. Pissetzky is a well-respected member of the legal community and he is frequently quoted in the press regarding high profile criminal cases. He was recently named one of "Illinois' Rising Stars 2011" by Super Lawyers magazine, as well as one of the "Top 100 Trial Lawyers: Illinois" by The American Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Pissetzky began his successful career as a defense attorney in 2002 after spending four years with the Cook County State Attorney's Office. He obtained his J.D. from the John Marshall Law School. He is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

About Gal Pissetzky

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense 50%
  • Civil Litigation 50%

Litigation

  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Polish
  • Hebrew

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2000

Other Affiliations

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Life Member)
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association

Education

  • The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 2000
    J.D.
    Honors: cum laude
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois, 1996
    B.A.
    Honors: Dean's List
    Major: Criminal Law and Political Science

Past Positions

  • Meczyk & Associates, Partner, 2002 - 2006
  • Cook County State's Attorney's Office, Assistant State's Attorney, 2000 - 2002

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Gal Pissetzky

Included on the 2024 Illinois list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Illinois Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Gal Pissetzky on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Rising Star Super Lawyer™, 2011
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2010
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2009
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers American Trial Lawyers Association, 2007
  • Honors University of Illinois, Chicago, 1997
  • "10 Best Client Satisfaction" attorneys by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • "Top 100 Trial Lawyers: Illinois" by The American Trial Lawyers Association

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Address

35 E. Wacker Dr.Suite 1980 Chicago, IL 60601

Fax

  • 773-747-3862

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