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Gal Pissetzky


More than 100 Cases to Trial Before Jury and Judge

Gal Pissetzky combines his vast legal knowledge with his superior understanding of the court systems to provide the best possible resolution for his clients. He will listen to his clients, conduct a thorough and comprehensive investigation, and analyze the applicable law in light of the specific facts in order to pursue the best results possible for clients involved in criminal and civil matters. From criminal defense to personal injury, Attorney Pissetzky is a trusted advocate who goes above and beyond for each of his clients. 

From Gal's interview for the Masters of the Courtroom series on

"Litigation, arguing and advocating is my passion."

Mr. Pissetzky is a well-respected member of the legal community. He has represented many clients in high-profile cases, and is frequently quoted in the press. He regularly appears on TV as the legal consultant/advisor regarding high profile criminal cases.


Attorney Pissetzky devotes his life to represent clients in personal injury, wrongful death, and federal and state criminal felony cases. Mr. Pissetzky has taken over 100 cases to trial both before a jury and judge, and his over 20-years of experience provides him the unique opportunity to serve his clients with his vast knowledge and passion. Dubbed as the “modern day Perry Mason”, Mr. Pissetzky has the ability to find the weaknesses in his opponent’s case to his client’s advantage. Leaving no stone unturned, Mr. Pissetzky’s relentless and compulsive preparation for litigation makes his approach unique and unmatched. Mr. Pissetzky only takes on a limited number of cases per year in order to achieve the maximum results for his clients.

Mr. Pissetzky concentrates his practice on the most serious personal injury cases that involve severe and catastrophic injuries and wrongful death matters. Mr. Pissetzky also vigorously defends people accused in felony criminal cases that include complex federal and state crimes, such as financial crimes, fraud, conspiracy and RICO crimes, large scale drug offenses, violent crimes, murders, and sex offenses.

He has been vigorously representing clients in both the state and federal court systems for well over 20 years. Located in Chicago, he represents clients throughout Illinois and the country. Mr. Pissetzky prides himself on providing superior client service. He is truly dedicated to protecting the rights of his clients and preserving their future.

Mr. Pissetzky began his successful career as a defense attorney in 2002 after spending four years with the Cook County State Attorney's Office. He obtained his J.D. from the John Marshall Law School. He is a member of the Illinois Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Languages Spoken

  • Hebrew
  • Polish
  • Spanish


  • Illinois Active And Authorized To Practice Law 2000

Work Experience

  • Partner at Pissetzky Law LLC (2006-present)
  • Partner at Meczyk & Associates (2002-2006)
  • Assistant State's Attorney at Cook County State's Attorney's Office (2000-2002)


  • J.D., John Marshall Law School, Chicago Law, 2000
  • B.A., University of Illinois, Chicago Criminal Law and Political Science, 1997


  • Rising Star Super Lawyer, 2011
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2010
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2009
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers American Trial Lawyers Association, 2007
  • Cum Laude John Marshall Law School, 2000
  • Honors University of Illinois, Chicago, 1997
  • "10 Best Client Satisfaction" attorneys by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • "Top 100 Trial Lawyers: Illinois" by The American Trial Lawyers Association

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