Carrie Winteregg is a dedicated and driven attorney focusing in the areas of real estate, municipal law, and business law. Ms. Winteregg represents small businesses for breach of contract cases and contract negotiations. She also defends developers and property owners in both the Cook County Circuit Court and Chicago’s Department of Administrative Hearings defending building code violations, including gang house charges and demolition cases. She is also experienced in condominium law, drafting condominium amendments, and pursuing and defending actions for collections of back assessments. Ms. Winteregg assists landlords in pursuing eviction actions. She assists tenants in prosecuting landlord violations of the Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance. She also represents defendants in foreclosure proceedings.
Before coming to Pissetzky & Berliner, Ms. Winteregg worked in the City of Chicago’s Department of Law, the Collections, Ownership, and Administrative Litigation Division. While working for the City, she developed extensive knowledge of the Municipal Code of Chicago concerning property and building violations as well as state law concerning demolitions, liens, and condominium law. She gained litigation experience in both Chicago’s Department of Administrative Hearings and the Cook County Circuit Court.
Ms. Winteregg received her J.D. from the University of Dayton School of Law in 2011. While in law school, she gained valuable experience with a year-long externship with the Honorable Magistrate Judge Sharon Ovington in the United States District Court, the Southern District of Ohio. Additionally, Ms. Winteregg was named the Top Oralist at the 2009 Walter Rice Moot Court Competition and was awarded the Janice M. Paulus Prize for Best Overall Performance. She also served as a member of the Moot Court Board and the Mock Trial team. Ms. Winteregg was admitted to the practice law in Illinois in 2011. She is a member of the Chicago Bar Association.
Ms. Winteregg completed her undergraduate degree at Wittenberg University in 2006. After completing her degree, she lived in Gimpo, South Korea for two years teaching English at a private language school. While in South Korea, she traveled around East Asia and developed a love of kimchi.
Ms. Winteregg is a member of the Lakeview Rotary Club. She enjoys cooking, historic architecture, and reading.