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October 31st, 2018

GUNDERSON LAW SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS DEFAMATION LAWSUIT

August 15th, 2018

Gunderson Law Firm has successfully represented a Reno-based client in a federal defamation lawsuit filed in Federal Court.  Upon Mark Gunderson’s motion, summary judgment was entered in his client’s favor and the million-dollar lawsuit was dismissed.

Further information is available here.

Courtney Forster elected Board Secretary of Mariposa Dual Language Academy

March 1st, 2018

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On February 21, 2018, Courtney Forster was elected Secretary for the Board of Directors of Mariposa Dual Language Academy in Reno, Nevada. She looks forward to continuing to support this organization and the benefits it brings to our community.

GUNDERSON LAW ANNOUNCES AUSTIN SWEET, ESQ. AS NEW SHAREHOLDER

January 12th, 2018

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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 Austin Sweet, Esq. has officially been named as a firm shareholder.  Sweet has 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.

Gunderson Law Expands to Trusts & Estates Practice

November 9th, 2017

Attorney Luke Walker Joins Legal Team

Luke Walker has joined Gunderson Law Firm, a Reno-based full-service law firm providing high quality, professional and personalized legal services. Walker’s area of practice at Gunderson Law Firm focuses on Trusts and Estates. The expansion into the practice of Trusts and Estates is a strategic development to the Gunderson firm, already highly-regarded for its commercial and civil litigation practices.

Walker joins Gunderson from RSM US LLP in Phoenix, Arizona, where he developed extensive experience in real estate, state and local taxes, tax liability and estate planning for professionals and individuals in the state. Walker joined Gunderson in July 2017, and is admitted to practice in Nevada. He received his Juris Doctorate in 2016 from Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University and his Bachelor of Arts in 2013 from Arizona State University. He is pleased to move back home to Reno, Nev., where he was born and raised and where his family still resides.

“Incorporating Trusts and Estates is a natural progression for our firm’s already diverse business and litigation expertise,” said Mark H. Gunderson, Esq., Founding Shareholder of Gunderson Law Firm. “Luke Walker is a great addition to Gunderson Law Firm, and he will serve our clients with the professionalism and determination for which we are known.”

GUNDERSON LAW SUCCESSFULLY REVERSES $323,544.91 JUDGMENT

October 3rd, 2017

Austin Sweet, an attorney at Gunderson Law Firm, has successfully represented his client on an appeal to the Supreme Court of Nevada.  After en banc oral argument, the Supreme Court of Nevada determined that the trial court had erroneously entered judgment against Mr. Sweet’s client in the amount of $323,544.91.  The judgment was reversed and remanded to the trial court for further findings consistent with the Supreme Court’s decision.

A copy of the Supreme Court’s decision can be downloaded here.

Courtney Forster Joins Mariposa Dual Language Academy’s Board of Directors

April 4th, 2017

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Courtney Forster, Esq. has joined the Board of Directors for Mariposa Dual Language Academy. Mariposa is a charter school in Reno, Nevada dedicated to promoting academic achievement through dual language learning and celebrating the diverse heritage and culture of our community. Ms. Forster is thrilled by the opportunity to become more involved in the education and development of young people in our area

Parasol Welcomes Catherine Reichenberg to Board of Directors

March 1st, 2017

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The Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation announces the appointment of Catherine Reichenberg to its Board of Directors. Parasol is governed by an all-volunteer board and the members are selected for demonstrating a high level of commitment to the Tahoe region and personal involvement in community engagement.

“With a personal passion for the arts, education and social services in our area along with her strong communication and leadership skills, Catherine will be an excellent addition to our board,“ said Claudia Andersen, CEO of the Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation.

Reichenberg is a native Nevadan and a shareholder in the Gunderson Law Firm. She represents a wide variety of clients that have included everything from local to international businesses, business owners and professionals, commercial and residential real estate brokers and agents, homeowners, developers, contractors and others. She has counseled her clients in their non-litigation legal and business options.

“As a native Nevadan with a network of personal connections and relationships Catherine cares greatly about supporting the community and culture of the Tahoe region,” said David Hardie, Chairman of the Parasol Board of Directors. “Her personal community involvement will be an asset for Parasol.”

She said, “ I feel lucky to have grown up in such a special place and I love sharing our area with my husband and son. I’m excited to join this impressive organization that has done so much good as it continues to expand its reach and serve the evolving needs of our community.”

AUSTIN SWEET NAMED PRESIDENT OF WASHOE LEGAL SERVICES

June 1st, 2016

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Austin Sweet, an attorney at Gunderson Law Firm, has been elected President of the Board of Directors for Washoe Legal Services, Inc.  Washoe Legal Services is 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.

Learn more about how Washoe Legal Services helps families and individuals in Norther Nevada at www.washoelegalservices.org.

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.