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Gunderson Law Names Catherine Reichenberg, Esq. and Courtney Forster, Esq. as New Shareholders

January 28th, 2016

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Gunderson Law Firm, a Reno-based, full-service law firm providing high quality, professional and personalized legal services, is pleased to announce that Catherine A. Reichenberg, Esq. and Courtney G. Forster, Esq. have officially been named as firm shareholders. Reichenberg and Forster both have extensive experience representing a wide-variety of businesses, real estate professionals, individuals and professionals in numerous fields in Nevada, California and across the Western United States.

“Catherine and Courtney’s diverse skill set and expertise in the many facets of business litigation play a pivotal role in our firm’s ongoing success,” states Mark H. Gunderson, Esq., Founding Shareholder of Gunderson Law Firm. “I look forward to the growth of Gunderson Law Firm and know they will continue to demonstrate their strong commitment to our client’s needs and dedication to excellence that our firm is known for.”

Reichenberg joined the firm in 2006, and her practice encompasses Commercial, Business and Real Estate Litigation and Commercial Transactions, Business Organization and Governance and Licensing. She regularly appears in both state and federal court across the Western United States and her trial experience includes trying several jury and non-jury commercial litigation matters as lead counsel as well as acting as co-counsel in many trials and commercial arbitrations. Throughout her time at Gunderson Law Firm, Reichenberg has earned numerous accolades including Mountain States Rising Star, awarded by Thompson Reuters Super Lawyers and Nevada Legal Elite, awarded by Nevada Business Magazine. She currently serves as a mediator for the Federal District Court of Nevada’s Inmate Litigation Program and was selected as a Nevada National Litigation Lead for the 2012 Presidential Election as well as a member of the Nevada State Bar Association’s Clients’ Security Fund Committee. She served as the 2011 President for Northern Nevada Women Lawyers and is an active member of the American Bar Association, the Nevada Bar Association, the Washoe County Bar Association and The Prospector’s Club. Reichenberg received her Juris Doctorate in 2006 from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts in 2001 from University of Oregon.

Forster specializes in Commercial and Business Litigation, Real Estate and Commercial Transactions, Business Formation, Governance, and Licensing Construction Defect Litigation. She joined Gunderson Law Firm in 2007, and is admitted to practice in Nevada and California. She is the author of numerous published articles on topics that affect individuals and businesses alike, including personal liability shields and construction defect reform, and has presented educational seminars to non-lawyer professional organizations. Throughout her time at Gunderson Law Firm, Forster has earned numerous accolades including Mountain States Rising Star, awarded by Thompson Reuters Super Lawyers, Nevada Legal Elite, awarded by Nevada Business Magazine and the 20 Under 40 Award, awarded by Reno Gazette Journal. She has served as two time past president and board member for the Crisis Call Center and is a member of the Washoe County Bar Association and The Prospector’s Club. She earned her Juris Doctorate in 2007 from the University of Notre Dame, and her Bachelor of Arts in 2004 from the University of Oregon.

 

About Gunderson Law Firm

 

Established in 1981, Gunderson Law Firm is a boutique, full-service practice providing high quality, personalized legal services. The Firm focuses primarily on commercial and civil litigation, emphasizing on contract, real property and business disputes. The attorneys work in partnership with their clients, almost as in-house counsel, and can handle all legal matters basically from the birth to death of any business. They pride themselves on their aggressiveness in the courtroom, responsiveness to clients, and overall legal expertise. The firm was originally founded by Mark Gunderson, Esq. and has since welcomed two additional shareholders, Catherine Reichenberg, Esq. and Courtney Forster, Esq., and attorneys Austin Sweet, Esq. and John Funk, Esq. Gunderson Law Firm has attorneys licensed to practice in all State and Federal courts in both Nevada and California and their practice areas include: Civil Litigation; General Contracts; Aviation Law; Administrative Law; Commercial Real Estate; Real Estate Development and Construction; Business Association Formation, Support and Litigation; and Insurance Law.

Austin Sweet Joins Discovery Museum Board of Directors Governance Committee

October 1st, 2015

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Gunderson Law Firm Attorney, Austin K. Sweet, Esq. has joined the Discovery Museum Board of Directors Governance Committee.

The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum is a hands-on museum dedicated to inspiring lifelong learning in science, technology, engineering, art, math, and the world around us. As northern Nevada continues to grow, the region’s cultural and educational offerings must also expand in order to keep young minds thriving. The Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum (The Discovery) is designed not just to meet this need, but to raise the bar for fun, family-based learning throughout our community. The museum also aims to provoke new aspirations and collaborations among children, parents and educators. The Discovery is a place of open eyes, open minds and open horizons. A place where tomorrow’s dreams win their wings.

John R. Funk Elected Secretary of the High Sierra Lacrosse Foundation

July 1st, 2014

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Gunderson Law Firm Attorney, John Funk, Esq. has been selected to serve as secretary of the High Sierra Lacrosse Foundation.

The High Sierra Lacrosse Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2007 to develop the sport of lacrosse for all student-athletes in Northern Nevada, Truckee, and the Tahoe Basin. The Foundation is guided by a Board of Directors (BOD) who believe that participation in the sport of lacrosse provides a powerful vehicle for a participant’s personal growth and development. The Foundation believes that the team sport of lacrosse teaches the values of respect, fairness, teamwork, communication, responsibility, truthfulness, non-discrimination, honesty, and integrity. These attributes help develop skill sets in student-athletes that are valuable to our local communities.

Legal Elite 2014: Nevada’s Top Attorneys

June 17th, 2014

Congratulations to Catherine Anne Reichenberg, Esq. for making the 2014 Legal Elite and the publication cover! Read the whole list here.

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Austin Sweet Joins Solace Tree Board of Directors

March 2nd, 2014

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Austin Sweet has joined theSolace Tree Board of Directors. Sweet is an attorney with Gunderson Law Firm, who has represented a wide variety of clients from across Nevada, California and the nation. His primary clientele includes individuals and businesses on a local, regional, and national level, as well as a variety of public agencies.

“We’re excited to have Austin join us as we celebrate our tenth anniversary this year,” said Solace Tree Board Chair Dave Wertzberger. “His skills and enthusiasm will be a great addition in our mission to help evenmore families find hope and healing after losing a family member.”

A 501c (3) non-profit organization based in Reno, Nevada, the Solace Tree is celebrating its tenth year of providing peer support, information and education to schools and the community to promote healing and recovery for grieving children, teens and their families who are affected by loss. For more information, visit www.solacetree.org.

 

 

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Gunderson Law Firm Featured in RGJ’s Annual Corporate Giving List For 2013

January 8th, 2014

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To review a complete list of businesses featured in this Corporate Giving list, click here.

Happy Nevada Day From Gunderson Law Firm

October 24th, 2013

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This Nevada Day, we’d like to extend our appreciation to our clients, peers and friends. We feel fortunate to live and work in a place with great people, beautiful landscapes and amazing opportunities.

Cheers to the land we love the best!

From all of us at Gunderson Law Firm

Courtney Forster Voted Among the “Best Of Northern Nevada” by Reno News & Review Readers!

September 13th, 2013

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To read the full list, click here.

Austin Sweet Featured on Cover of Nevada Business “Legal Elite” Issue.

June 10th, 2013

Congratulations To Austin K. Sweet, Esq. For Being Featured On The Cover Of The June 2013 Nevada Business Magazine Legal Elite Edition!

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To read more and see the full list, visit Nevada Business Magazine.

Out of 10,587 licensed attorneys in Nevada, 170 have been included in the 2013 Legal Elite List, which is divided into four areas: Southern Nevada Lawyers, Northern Nevada Lawyers, Up and Coming Lawyers, and Government Lawyers. This year was a record year with 5,232 votes, more than any previous year, to identify the top one percent of lawyers in Nevada. We are proud to announce Austin K. Sweet, Esq. not only made the list, but made the cover by receiving the most votes from his peers in northern Nevada. We are also very proud to have Mark. H Gunderson, Esq., Catherine A. Reichenberg, Esq., and Courtney G. Forster, Esq. featured on the list as well.

Gunderson Law Firm Launches Online Legal Interest Rate Calculator

June 7th, 2013

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 Gunderson Law Firm Launches Online Legal Interest Rate Calculator

This new online resource is now available to assist both lawyers and business owners in Nevada-

Reno, Nev. (June 3, 2013)- Gunderson Law Firm has launched a free online legal interest rate calculator to help simplify, and clarify calculations routinely made by both the Nevada legal community, as well as the general business population.

Lawyers will have the ability to quickly and accurately confirm legal interest calculations that comply with NRS 17.130(2) and NRS 99.010(1). The calculator uses up-to-date interest rates set by statute, and provides daily interest accrual.

With the Nevada default interest rate constantly changing, the interest rate calculator can also be used as an easy online tool for all Nevada business professionals to use when calculating real time interest due on unpaid debts.  The calculator provides the most current, legal interest rate calculations available, allowing for quick and accurate results when drafting contracts and other various financial documents.

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To access this new tool, simply visit www.GundersonLaw.com, and click the “Calculator” link on the home page.  If you are a member of the media and would like more information, please contact Kerry Sutherland at Kerry@ksutherlandpr.com or (775) 848-0905.