Gunnar Gundersen (JD ’07) and Wendi Mangiagli Gundersen (JD ’08) establish Gundersen & Gundersen LLP

May 8, 2017 | By Kylie Larkin — Pepperdine Law alumni Gunnar Gundersen (JD ’07) and Wendi Mangiagli Gundersen (JD ’08) have started a law firm, Gundersen & Gundersen LLP.  The firm is based in Newport Beach, California, with a focus on estate plans, business succession, litigation, and intellectual property.

Via Gundersen & Gundersen LLP:

Wendi and Gunnar have been a team since before law school—and even started their private-practice careers together at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. They are looking forward to continuing their tradition of excellence at their new firm.

Part of what inspired them to start this new firm—that is 100% women-and-minority owned—is a desire to build a firm that embodies those values they learned at Pepperdine: They do not view legal advice as a commodity, but as an opportunity to partner with clients to bring clarity to legal and business decisions. They seek to be true counselors.

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