Edward O. Pacer

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Edward O. Pacer

Managing Partner, Chicago Office

Co-Chair - White Collar and Regulatory Enforcement

Chicago, IL

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"At Peckar & Abramson, we develop tailored compliance programs to meet the invariably different needs of each individual client."




State of Illinois

United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (trial bar)

United States District Court of the Southern District of New York (pro hac vice)

United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (pro hac vice)

State Court of Colorado, Weld County (pro hac vice)

State Court of Colorado, Denver County (pro hac vice)

State Court of California, Fresno County (pro hac vice)


Chicago Bar Association

Fenwick High School Bar Association, Past President

Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional–Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics Professionals

Education & Courses

University of Illinois, B.A.

Loyola University of Chicago, J.D.

Awards & Recognitions

Chicago Top Lawyers

Illinois Super Lawyers, 2005

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating

Publications & Presentations

“Safety Forum: Recreational Marijuana & the Safe Construction Site,” Peckar & Abramson, P.C., and Chicagoland AGC Safety & Health Committee Forum, September 2023 (Presenter)

Changes to the AIA Contract Documents, P&A Peer Conference, May 2017

“The Independent Monitor – Ally or Adversary to the Corporation?” American Bar Association 2015 Business Law Section Annual Meeting, September 2015

“Regulatory Developments That Affect Public Work Contractors: How What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You,” P&A Seminar, January 2014

“The Nuances of Compliance Can Make – or Break – a Contractor,” ENR Construction Law, Risk and Compliance Section, May 2014