Mary Fitzpatrick is of-counsel to Relias Law Group, Ltd., where she works on real estate matters with a concentration in commercial leases.
Previously, at DTZ Americas, Inc., Mary led a legal team that supported Fortune 500 companies with negotiating commercial leases for office space, industrial buildings, and antenna towers, as well as purchases and sales. Mary helped develop forms and processes that were implemented by AT&T, Zurich/Farmers Insurance, Clorox, Humana and Sodexo. Mary’s experience comes from direct involvement with hundreds of real estate transactions including construction, survey matters, easements, terminations, parking and disputes. Mary also served in DTZ’ Office of the General Counsel reporting directly to the General Counsel in the legal work of the corporation including negotiating the company’s office leases throughout the United States as well as client and vendor contracts.
Mary was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1989. She is a member of the Chicago Bar Association. Mary earned her JD from IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law and her MBA from Illinois Institute of Technology. Mary received her B.A. from Northern Illinois University.
Mary was also an Associate Attorney at Bjork, Tanzer & Associates which was a general practice with a concentration in real estate transactions.
Mary’s business experience includes managerial positions at Continental Bank and escrow closing at Chicago Title and Trust Company.