Peter Matejcak

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Peter Matejcak is an associate in the Firm's Global Tax Practice Group in the Chicago office. Peter advises on US federal income tax issues and provides tax structuring advice to US and foreign taxpayers. Prior to attending law school, Peter worked at a Big Four public accounting firm, providing tax compliance and planning services to private and middle-market companies and their owners. He is a Certified Public Accountant and serves as a real estate investment trust columnist for Real Estate Taxation and as an adjunct professor at Northwestern University School of Law and DePaul University College of Law, teaching the Taxation of Structured Real Estate Transactions.

Practice Focus

Peter's practice focuses on a wide variety of tax, general corporate and securities matters, particularly relating to the structuring of real estate capital market transactions. Peter has experience in all aspects of tax planning for inbound and outbound real estate projects, including real estate investment funds, leveraged partnerships, joint ventures, REITs and Section 1031 structures, such as tenancy-in-common (TIC) and Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) offerings. In addition, Peter regularly advises clients with respect to both the tax and corporate aspects of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances and other business combination transactions.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


  • Illinois~United States (2011)


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law (JD) (2011)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (MS) (2005)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (BS) (2004)


  • English

Firm Committee Memberships

  • Member of the Pro Bono Committee