Steven A. Williams
Steven A. Williams received his Bachelor’s Degree in political science from DePauw University in 1984 and graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology-Chicago Kent Law School in 1987.
Mr. Williams has practiced in the area of insurance defense litigation since his admission to the bar in 1987 and during that time, he has tried over 50 jury cases to verdict. He has experience in a broad range of subjects, including aeronautical defense, municipal defense, personal injury motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, construction liability, products liability, and Dram Shop litigation. He is accomplished in all aspects of case development, trial preparation and trial presentation. He has been responsible for training new associates in subjects including use of evidence at trial and trial techniques.
Mr. Williams, in addition to a busy trial calendar, has substantial experience in matters of office administration by developing and modernizing case management techniques. He uses his administrative expertise and over 25 years of legal experience to keep the firm running at peak efficiency, thereby ensuring that the firms’ clients receive competent and cost efficient legal services.
Mr. Williams is licensed to practice law in Illinois and is admitted to the Federal Bar for the Northern District of Illinois. Additionally, he is a member of the Chicago and American Bar Associations, the Defense Research Institute and Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel. He has been ranked as “Preeminent” by his peers through Martindale-Hubble since 2014.
William “Bill” Gundlach received his Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems from Northern Illinois University in 1999. He worked for a Fortune 100 Insurance company before leaving to start several entrepreneurial endeavors in the entertainment and construction industries. During this time Mr. Gundlach concurrently enrolled in Law School at Illinois Institute of Technology-Chicago Kent Law School and in the MBA program at Illinois Institute of Technology-Stuart Graduate School of Business. He received his JD in 2006 and his MBA in 2007.
Upon graduation from law school Mr. Gundlach joined a boutique litigation firm, where he worked with Mr. Williams, as an associate attorney responsible for assisting with the firm’s personal injury litigation practice. His experience there involved various aspects of personal injury litigation practice including both plaintiff and insurance defense work.
In 2008 Mr. Gundlach furthered his educational aptitude by enrolling in Chicago Kent Law School’s Taxation program where he received his LLM in Taxation in 2009. Upon graduation Mr. Gundlach formed Gundlach Law Group PC to provide specialized tax and business consulting to his growing client list of small and medium sized businesses. His extensive experience in forming and running his own companies has given Mr. Gundlach tremendous insight and perspective on the needs of his clients. Coupled with his unique understanding of business and tax law he is a primary resource in almost all matters for his clients.
Mr. Gundlach is licensed to practice law in Illinois, is admitted to the Federal Bar for the northern district of Illinois and is also a Registered CPA. Additionally, he is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association and American Institute of CPAs.