Gunderson Law Firm

Austin Sweet

Associate
asweet@gundersonlaw.com
775-829-1222

PRACTICE AREAS

Commercial and Business Litigation
Real Estate Transactions
Contracts and Commercial Transactions
Business Association Formation, Support, and Litigation
Business Negotiations and Dispute Resolution
Labor / Management Dispute Resolution and Arbitration
Appellate Practice

EXPERIENCE

Mr. Sweet has represented a wide variety of clients from across Nevada, California, and the nation.  Mr. Sweet’s primary clientele includes individuals and businesses on a local, regional, and national level, as well as a variety of public agencies.  During his time with Gunderson Law Firm, Mr. Sweet has represented business owners, commercial and residential property owners, tenants, landlords, contractors, real estate brokers and agents, developers, commercial and personal lenders and borrowers, and local public agencies, including fire departments, police departments, and school districts.  Mr. Sweet has appeared before state and federal courts across the West Coast, including Nevada, California, Washington, and Montana.

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Mr. Sweet currently serves as the President of Washoe Legal Services, a non-profit organization founded in 1965 which provides Northern Nevada’s vulnerable populations access to justice, regardless of their ability to pay, to protect their rights, safety, and family stability.

Mr. Sweet currently serves on the Board of Directors for The Discovery museum, a hands-on museum dedicated to inspiring lifelong learning in science, technology, engineering, art, math, and the world around us.

Mr. Sweet also serves on the Board of Directors for The Prospector’s Club.

Mr. Sweet is a member of the the Nevada Bar Association, the Washoe County Bar Association and the Prospector’s Club.

EDUCATION

Boston University School of Law: Juris Doctorate, 2009
– Recipient of Boston University School of Law Scholarship
– Note Editor of Journal of Science and Technology Law
University of Washington Foster School of Business: Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, 2006
– Specialization in Business Finance
– Minor in Mathematics

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

Nevada and California

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ACHIEVEMENTS AND RECOGNITION

AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbel
Mountain States Rising Star (awarded by Thompson Reuters Super Lawyers) 2014 – 2017
Twenty Under 40 Award (awarded by Reno Gazette-Journal and Young Professionals Network) 2016
Nevada’s Legal Elite (awarded by Nevada Business Magazine) 2012 – 2017
Most votes in Northern Nevada for Legal Elite (awarded by Nevada Business Magazine) in 2013
Nevada’s Best Up and Coming Attorneys (awarded by Nevada Business Magazine) 2014 – 2015

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Nevada Business Legal Elite

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