Admitted to practice in Illinois, Mr. Perres has more than 35 years of experience as a real estate litigation attorney concentrating on mortgage foreclosure and creditor rights in bankruptcy. Lee also represented investors and developers of distressed real estate, condominium developments and management and all aspects of residential and commercial real estate Transactions and closings. He is the author/co-author of articles including “Is the Illinois Mortgage Foreclosure Law a Failure?”, “The Myth of the Unknown Owner”, “Buried in The Toolbox: Consent Foreclosures” (Servicing Management August 2009), “Municipalities and their Requirements affecting Residential Foreclosures/Illinois” (USFN Report, January 2016), and “The End of the ‘Good Through’ Quote? Even Asking for Estimated Fees and Costs may Violate FDCPA” (USFN Report, May 2016), and a frequent lecturer and author on real estate and mortgage foreclosure topics.
Mr. Perres graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo (B.A. 1978) before completing his J.D. at John Marshall Law School (J.D. 1981). He was the Managing Attorney at Pierce & Associates, PC over the Litigation, Compliance, IT and Eviction and REO departments before becoming a Managing Partner of McCalla Raymer Pierce in 2016.
United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
- Litigation and Trial Practice
- Real Estate Owned (REO) Closing