Peter M. Zagotta

Counsel ( Chicago )

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Practice Areas


Clients rely on Peter Zagotta for honest and diligent representation in corporate and transactional matters ranging from small business governing documents to complex real estate finance deals. With a focus on real estate, finance, and construction transactions, Peter represents commercial lenders, borrowers, purchasers, sellers, landlords, tenants, and contractors in complex commercial transactions.

Technologically savvy and business-minded, he brings a pragmatic and adaptable mind set to his practice that is informed by his practical experience as a business owner and consultant.


Representative Engagements

  • Borrower’s Counsel to a multi-national corporation to restructure and increase its Line of Credit with an international bank. Transaction involved the negotiation and drafting of loan documents and subordinated debt agreements, as well as conducted due diligence on American and UK entities.

  • Lender’s Counsel on a 50+ Million Dollar Loan transaction to reallocate and modify a major tenant’s lease termination funds into the TI/LC reserve account in keeping with loan covenants.   Transaction also included sell transaction by Borrower during mid-modification of loan transaction requiring multi-site /multi-state complex title and survey issues and partial release of collateral implications.

  • Tenant’s Counsel to a higher learning institution’s construction buildout upon relocation of their US Headquarters. Reviewed proposals and negotiated and drafted Construction Agreements (both AIA and non-AIA) to finalize transaction on a tight timeline while keeping the project under budget.




Creighton University School of Law, J.D., 2015
Saint Louis University, B.A., 2012
Ignatian Scholarship and Billiken Scholarship Award Winner

Bar Admissions


Professional Memberships

Illinois State Bar Association
Young Lawyers Division

Community Service

Marian Catholic High School Alumni Association
Creighton University School of Law, Mentor
After School Matters, Volunteer