Gunderson & Tharp, LLC
Illinois Institute of Technology
2003 - 2006
AT WORKMichael J. Gunderson is a founding partner of Gunderson & Tharp, LLC. Michael is a graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where he obtained a Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Communications and the Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he received a Juris Doctor Degree. In 2008, Michael founded the Law Offices of Michael Gunderson in Chicago’s Bucktown Neighborhood. In 2010, Michael merged his practice with Brian Tharp Law Offices and Gunderson & Tharp, LLC was established. Michael concentrates his practice in Plaintiff’s Personal Injury, Consumer Bankruptcy, and Transactional Real Estate Law.
AS A MEMBER OF THE PROFESSION
Michael is a Member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, The Illinois State Bar Association, the Decalogue Society and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney’s. Michael takes great pride in his pro-bono work and has been a guest educator for the Constitutional Rights Foundation and a speaker in the Community focusing on the topics of Bankruptcy, Unemployment and Distressed Real Estate.
IN THE CHICAGOLAND COMMUNITY
Michael is active in various community service organizations and serves as a sponsor of Berwyn, Illinois youth football. Michael has led a group of Chicago Young Professionals in a yearly drive for the Chicago Sun-Times Season of Sharing Program, bringing Christmas gifts to needy children in Chicago Public School classes. Michael and his wife Kathryn live in the Old Town neighborhood of Chicago.