Peter M. Storm

Peter M. Storm

Partner since 1995
Geneva, Illinois

Peter M. Storm has over 33 years of experience as a trial attorney in Illinois. He gained extensive experience in defamation, privacy, first amendment and related matters having served as litigation counsel in Illinois for The Copley Press and numerous daily newspapers in Northern and Central Illinois for over fifteen years. He also has significant experience and background in a wide variety of commercial litigation including shareholder and partnership dissolution actions, Trade Secret and Covenant Not to Compete claims, contested estate and trust matters, financial exploitation claims and land use, zoning and complex real estate litigation. 

In addition to continuing to represent a wide variety of clients in various litigation matters, Peter also devotes a portion of his practice to commercial contracts, construction and development contracts, business formation and planning, advising Homeowner’s associations, and representing clients in a variety of estate and trust matters from the unique perspective of a litigator.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Formation and Planning
  • Shareholder and Partnership Disputes
  • Trade Secrets and Covenants Not to Compete
  • Estate Planning
  • Will Contests and Trust Litigation
  • Financial Exploitation Claims
  • Land Use, Zoning and Real Estate Litigation
  • Homeowner Associations
  • CMBS Loans
  • AIA Construction Contracts
  • Defamation, Privacy and Business Torts
  • Construction and Development Contracts
  • Business Sales and Acquisitions

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 1985
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Law Review: John Marshall Law Review, Member and Author

Past Employment Positions

  • 16th Judicial Circuit Court, Chief Law Clerk