Peck, Erik

Peck, Erik R. Partner

Peck, Erik R. Partner

Practice Focus

Erik R. Peck concentrates his practice primarily on the representation of municipalities, serving local governments as general counsel, prosecutor and administrative hearing officer. In representing various municipal bodies, he has had extensive experience in local election matters from being a member of the electoral board, representing the electoral board, as well as representing candidates before electoral boards. 

Erik also has significant experience as counsel for private corporations in general corporate matters, contract review and negotiations. He has represented many money service businesses as their general counsel in addition to representing them in regulatory and compliance matters. 

Professional Background

Erik joined Tressler LLP in March 2012 when his then-current law firm, Raysa & Zimmermann LLC, merged with Tressler. Erik became a partner with Raysa and Zimmermann LLC in 2007 after practicing in LaGrange for 10 years with Peck Law Offices. 

In 2010, he achieved certification as a specialist from the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, a credential recognized worldwide by employers in both private industry and government, and acknowledged by regulators and examiners denoting proven knowledge in the detection and prevention of money laundering.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association, Member; past Chairman - Election Law Committee
  • Countryside Rotary Club, Member; past President
  • Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Member

Recent Articles and Blogs

"Does FOIA Require Maintaining Records As Well As Providing Them?," Local Government Lowdown, February 20, 2020.

"Hiring Out of State Trained Police Officers," Local Government Lowdown, April 4, 2019

"Annual Requirement to Publish a Current Zoning Map," Local Government Lowdown, March 20, 2019