Bill Peltin currently serve as managing partner of his own law firm that functions as outside general counsel for both Ridge Development Company ("RDC") and its predecessor, Ridge Property Trust. Bill began his legal career in 1987 as an associate in the real estate group at Rudnick & Wolfe (now DLA Piper) and then moved to the real estate group at Gardner, Carton & Douglas (now Drinker Biddle) in 1990, where he was elected partner in 1996. He left Gardner, Carton in 1999 to join Ridge Realty Group, LLC (a client and predecessor to Ridge Property Trust and RDC) as general counsel and a principal. From 2001 until 2005, he was a partner with the Chicago law firm of Fox, Hefter, Swibel, Levin & Carroll. From 2005 until the formation of RDC in 2014, Bill served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Ridge Property Trust.
During the course of his legal career, Bill has been active in various volunteer and civic endeavors, including acting as a coach for his son’s sports teams and serving on the Long Grove Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals. Being married to a teacher and with teachers on both sides of his family, Bill appreciates the importance of education and sees the value of the services being provided by B2si. He looks forward to his continued involvement with B2si and assisting with the critical work that it does.