Chicago Business Lawyers - Litigation and
Transactional Attorneys

Rock Fusco & Connelly LLC is a full-service law firm representing its clients in all facets of litigation and transactional needs.

We are a general practice law firm that provides informed and creative legal representation to our clients. We believe that the touchstone of the attorney-client relationship is a mutual understanding of the client’s goals and objectives at the outset of any engagement.

We provide a realistic appraisal of the prospects of achieving the client’s goals, a reasonable projection of fees and costs expected to be incurred and suggestions for alternative billing arrangements and structures.

Matters are staffed in consultation with the client, providing for a consistent attorney-client team approach. Regular communication and discussion ensure that the client’s goals and objectives remain the consistent focus of professional efforts.

Rock Fusco & Connelly, LLC is a full service – general practice law firm. We represent clients within business law and business litigation, business disputes, commercial and corporate law, business formation, business dissolution, employment & labor law, contractor and construction law, contract law, shareholder and partnership agreement law, buy and sell agreements, employment law, tax law, commercial real estate law, franchise law, banking & finance, civil rights litigation, consumer litigation, securities transactions, general tort and product liability, intellectual property and licensing, mechanics lien law, municipality law, outdoor advertising & billboard law, professional liability, licensing and disciplinary action, transportation law and workers compensation defense law.

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Rock Fusco & Connelly, LLC would like to recognize one of its valued clients, Valucentric, LLC, on recently being acquired by Opteon. Valucentric is a staff appraiser valuation firm providing residential and commercial appraisal services throughout the United States. Opteon is a leading international provider of valuation, advisory, and property services.

Opteon currently uses innovative technology to deliver fast and on-demand same-day appraisals. Valucentric is one of the most innovative appraisal firms in the United States, having developed a hybrid approach to improve upon the traditional valuation process. By uniting Opteon technology with Valucentric’s revolutionary processes, they aim to further disrupt the appraisal industry.

We wish Valucentric congratulations and continued success in this new chapter!


We are proud to announce that the following attorneys were selected to SuperLawyers 2022. Recognition is only reserved to 5% or less of Illinois attorneys.

  • John J. Rock
  • Matthew P. Connelly            
  • Cory D. Anderson
  • David L. Miller


Also we would like to congratulate Theresa Carney for her selection to SuperLawyers Rising Stars! Recognition is reserved for 2.5% or less of Illinois attorneys.


The following attorneys have also been recognized by Leading Lawyers in 2022:

  • John J. Rock
  • Matthew P. Connelly                      
  • David Miller


Also like to congratulate George Banakis for his recognition as an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers 2022.


Founding Partner Matt Connelly was featured in Crain’s Chicago Business’s Roundtable Discussion on Cybersecurity. The article interviews three figures in the field and dives deep into what companies need to do to keep their data safe and secure. Matt specifically discusses how companies can learn from cybersecurity breaches, cybersecurity attacks against intellectual property, ransomware, preparatory steps for protection against cybersecurity attacks, and more.

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We are proud and excited to announce Gregory Frezados has been hired a lateral partner to expand our Trust and Estate Planning practice

His practice includes trust and estate planning, corporate and exempt organization formation, as well as corporate financing and employment agreements. Greg designs estate planning strategies, including family business succession, income tax planning, philanthropy and asset protection plans, for wealthy individuals including executives, philanthropists and professional athletes, families, family offices, and other family enterprises. He develops and administers sophisticated, multigenerational strategies for large and small families. For many years, he has also represented many fiduciaries and beneficiaries in contested and uncontested probated estates.

Greg has often presented and published on effective and complex estate planning strategies, the operations of family foundations and public charities, and life insurance planning. Prior to the practice of law, he spent many years as a trust administrator for large, multigenerational trusts, as well as a financial advisor with a global investment management firm. Greg has advised many local and national charitable entities and has volunteered on many boards in the areas of social justice, the arts, and community development.