Kristal Petrovich

Kristal Petrovich

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Kristal Petrovich is an associate in Baker McKenzie’s North American Financial Regulation and Enforcement Practice, which provides our clients with a full range of regulatory advice and enforcement counseling.

Practice Focus

Kristal has represented broker-dealers, investment advisers, public companies, and individuals in regulatory investigations and proceedings brought by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). She also assists clients by conducting internal investigations and providing counsel on regulatory examinations and compliance issues. Kristal has also represented clients in the areas of complex civil litigation and white collar crime. In addition to her investigation and litigation work, Kristal maintains an active pro bono practice.

Professional Honors

  • Recipient, CALI Awards for Legal Writing; Introduction to Advocacy; and Remedies

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association - Member
  • Women's Bar Association of Illinois - Member


  • Illinois~United States


  • University of Illinois College of Law (JD, magna cum laude) (2015)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (BS Psychology) (2011)