Sallie M. Lupescu
Sallie Moutvic Lupescu
Sallie has been an attorney at Luetkehans, Brady, Garner and Armstrong since 2023. She has both litigation and executive in-house experience that includes a high-profile global corporate brand, a global supplier of semi-finished copper and copper alloy products and a North American manufacturer of fresh food and beverage packaging. Sallie focuses her practice on real estate, general commercial law, corporate matters, civil litigation, government representation, and eminent domain.
During her eight years with McDonald’s Corporation, Sallie negotiated hundreds of commercial real estate transactions and prepared closing documentation related to the purchase, lease, and sale of restaurant locations across the United States. Her real estate experience at McDonald’s Corporation also included matters regarding zoning, property management, site maintenance, condemnations, restrictive covenants, easements, and common area maintenance issues for the U.S. portfolio.
Sallie has also served in senior leadership positions at two manufacturing companies. As General Counsel for Wieland North America and Deputy General Counsel at Pactiv Evergreen, she provided legal advice and managed a broad range of legal matters related to corporate governance, commercial agreements, state and federal regulatory compliance issues, environmental matters, employment matters, supply chain issues, product liability and warranty matters, litigation and marketing materials. Most recently, she was responsible for the commercial contracts function for all business units comprising Pactiv Evergreen’s $5+ billion organization.
In addition to her in-house experience, Sallie was previously in private practice with Bennett Law Firm and Botti, Marinaccio & DeLongis, Ltd. in Oak Brook, Illinois where her practice was devoted to litigation. She has successfully litigated bench trials and negotiated cases on behalf of Petitioners and Respondents.
Sallie graduated from Indiana University-Bloomington and received her law degree with Honors from Chicago-Kent College of Law. Sallie is licensed to practice in Illinois and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the U. S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, and the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Sallie served eight years as a Downers Grove District 58 Board Member, including two years as its President. She most recently served as a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for the Association of Corporate Counsel – Chicago Chapter. She previously served as a member of the Board of Directors for Spirito! Singers and Junior Achievement of Chicago – DuPage County.
Sallie is a lifelong resident of DuPage County, Illinois. She currently resides in Downers Grove with her husband and children.