Nicholas J. Petrovski
Nick practices in the firm’s municipal, labor and employment, and real estate practice groups. Nick counsels and represents clients such as villages, townships, school districts, and other units of local government on a wide range of legal issues including a variety of labor and employment issues. He also counsels public bodies on compliance with Illinois’ Freedom of Information Act and Open Meetings Act.
Prior to joining Robbins Schwartz, Nick was counsel for the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Financial Institution, where he worked on behalf of the Department to ensure compliance with both state and federal laws and regulations, including the Bank Secrecy Act, Truth in Lending Act, RESPA and anti-money laundering regulations. He was also involved in guiding the Department’s and the State of Illinois’ policy regulating virtual currency and blockchain technology.
- J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago
- B.S., Indiana University, Bloomington
Admitted to Practice
- Supreme Court of Illinois
- Chicago Bar Association
- Co-author, “Alarm Contractors’ Argument Gets Green Light to Challenge Ordinance,” Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (2019)
- Co-author, “1st District Refuses to Sanction ‘Side Letter’ Pension Spike,” Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (2018)
- “How Public Sector Entities Can Protect Themselves in Premise Liability Cases,” Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, (2018)