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Laura L. Marinelli

Partner in and Leader of Community Association

Laura Marinelli is a partner in and leader of the Community Association Group of Levenfeld Pearlstein. She has extensive experience representing condominium associations and common interest community associations in complex litigation matters involving various injunctive and equitable remedies, as well as covenant enforcement, developer issues, mixed use property disputes, and breach of fiduciary duty matters.

Laura advises community associations on issues related to the association's governing documents, the Illinois Condominium Property Act, and the Illinois Common Interest Community Association Act. She also helps associations resolve issues with homeowners, developers, and city/county agencies. She helps associations collect unpaid assessments and represents associations during foreclosure proceedings. She also assists with board meetings, membership meetings, board elections, and rule violation hearings.

She also has extensive experience in general and commercial litigation. She has represented entities and individuals in complex litigation matters in both state and federal court from inception through both bench and jury trials, as well as on appeal. Laura’s litigation experience includes numerous matters seeking equitable relief, including temporary restraining orders as well as preliminary and permanent injunctions. Her litigation experience includes matters relating to non-compete agreements, probate disputes, partnership agreements, breach of contract, and real estate matters. Laura also represents clients in matters involving violations of Fair Housing laws before both the Illinois Department of Human Rights and the Chicago Commission on Human Relations.

Laura was a 2019 Fellow for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, was named as a Leading Lawyer for Real Estate Law: Associations and Condominiums in 2018 and 2019, and was named to the Illinois SuperLawyers Rising Stars list from 2011-2015.

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Email Address

Phone Number

+1 312 476 7595

Additional Information

Education & Admissions

  • University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D.
  • Winona State University, B.S.
Bar Admissions
  • Illinois
  • Wisconsin
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois


  • 2019 Fellow, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
  • Named as a Leading Lawyer for Real Estate Law: Associations and Condominiums, 2018, 2019
  • Named to the Rising Stars list, Illinois SuperLawyers, 2011 - 2015

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