Mr. Funk has represented a vast array of clients across Nevada, California, and the country. Mr. Funk’s primary clientele includes individuals and businesses in a variety of industries. During his time with Gunderson Law Firm, Mr. Funk has represented entrepreneurs, businesses owners, judgment debtors, judgment creditors, borrowers, guarantors, secured parties, landlords, tenants, developers, contractors, real estate brokers and agents, as well as homeowners. Mr. Funk has appeared before state and federal courts, as well as in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Mr. Funk has tried non-jury commercial litigation matters as lead counsel, in addition to serving as co-counsel in other trials and dispute resolution proceedings. Mr. Funk prides himself in navigating his clients through complicated legal issues in hopes of obtaining positive business solutions when possible or legal results when needed.
Prior to joining Gunderson Law Firm, he earned his Juris Doctorate at the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he was on academic scholarship throughout his education. While in law school, Mr. Funk earned the top grade in Trial Advocacy, Sales and Leases, Advanced Legal Analysis and Writing, and Secured Transactions. Mr. Funk also interned for Honorable Judge Patrick Flanagan at Washoe County District Court and served as a summer law clerk for the Gunderson Law Firm.
Prior to law school, Mr. Funk received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Nevada, Reno. While attending college, Mr. Funk worked in the field for a locally owned northern Nevada construction company. Through Mr. Funk’s work experience on various construction job sites, he gained first-hand experience that provides him with a unique perspective when faced with construction litigation issues.
PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Mr. Funk is a board member and the secretary for the High Sierra Lacrosse Foundation (“HSLF”). HSLF is a non-profit seeking to promote and develop the game of lacrosse as an integral part of the education process making it equally available to both boys and girls. He is an active player and member of the Reno/Tahoe men’s club lacrosse team—the “Tahoe Dawgs. Finally, Mr. Funk was previously the head coach of Reno High School’s boys Varsity Lacrosse Program.
University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law: Juris Doctorate, 2011, Magna Cum Laude
University of Nevada, Reno: Bachelor of Arts, 2008, High Distinction
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
Nevada and California
ACHIEVEMENTS AND RECOGNITION
Nevada’s Legal Elite (awarded by Nevada Business Magazine), 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Mountain States Rising Star (awarded by Thompson Reuters Super Lawyers) 2019
AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbel
Varsity Lacrosse Coach of the Year (awarded by High Sierra Lacrosse), 2013
High Sierra Lacrosse League, Varsity Boys Champion, 2017
State of Nevada, Division 2 Lacrosse Champion, 2017