Michael J. Gunderson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Chicago, IL

The Gunderson Law Firm, LLC
 | 2155 W. Roscoe St., Chicago, IL 60618
Phone: 312-600-5000
Fax: 312-600-5555
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Consumer (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (30%)
Attorney Profile

When he founded The Gunderson Law Firm, Michael J. Gunderson knew he wanted to help people in Chicago, Illinois, during some of their darkest moments. Suffering a personal injury leaves victims with serious concerns about their future. As a compassionate attorney, Mr. Gunderson guides clients through matters such as motor vehicle accidents, dog bites, bicycle accidents, slip and falls, medical malpractice and workers’ compensation.

As a second-generation attorney, Mr. Gunderson grew up seeing how the law may be used to benefit people who have encountered wrongdoing. He believes that everyone deserves exceptional representation. Through collaborating with clients, he forms close relationships, earns their trust and is responsive to their questions throughout the process.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in communications from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Mr. Gunderson went on to earn a Juris Doctor from the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Mr. Gunderson is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. He gleans invaluable resources from these groups, which also connect him to an extensive network of peers and professionals. Using these tools and his extensive knowledge of the law, he is able to build compelling arguments and return significant awards on behalf of clients.

Outside his practice, Mr. Gunderson does pro bono work for low-income families and local community organizations. He is also highly involved with youth programs, including youth football. Additionally, he leads a collection for the Chicago Sun Times Season of Sharing Program, which brings holiday presents to disadvantaged children.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Real Estate (40%)

Personal Injury - General (30%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall

Bankruptcy (30%)

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall


top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 8 years

Rising Stars: 2012 - 2019

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About Michael Gunderson

Admitted: 2006, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://gundersonfirm.com/michael-j-gunderson/


  • AV rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Charles Evan’s Hughes Moot Court Competition, Finalist, Chicago-Kent College of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Illinois Bar
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Decalogue Society, Member
  • Chicago Sun-Times Season of Sharing Program
  • Illinois Youth Football, Berwyn, Sponsor

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Constitutional Rights Foundation, Guest Educator

Educational Background:

  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Bachelor of Sciences, Major: Communications
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Office Location for Michael J. Gunderson

2155 W. Roscoe St.
Chicago, IL 60618

Phone: 312-600-5000

Fax: 312-600-5555

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Last Updated: 12/7/2018

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