Blake Sercye

Senior Counsel

Mr. Sercye represents clients in a broad array of complex commercial litigation matters involving financial lending agreements, real estate contracts, lease and rental agreements, employment and non-compete agreements, fund and investment management agreements, and breach of fiduciary duty and other business torts. Mr. Sercye practices in federal and state court, and in arbitration in a wide array of industries including automotive, financial services, consumer lending, retail and hospitality, real estate, and investment management.   Mr. Sercye also serves as litigation and regulatory compliance counsel to a startup company providing cloud-based management software to enterprise automotive repair shops. Mr. Sercye previously chaired Chicago’s Zoning Board of Appeals and served as president of the Illinois Medical District Commission.


  • Princeton University (A.B., with Honors, in Politics 2008)
  • University of Chicago Law School (J.D. 2011)
  • The University of Chicago Legal Forum


  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois