Meet our Masterful Team

Whether a new client is seeking legal counsel for matters dealing with real estate, estate planning or the formation of a new business, one thing is always certain – to us at Gurney Law Group, it’s never just a transaction.It’s about helping write a new chapter for the recently married couple about to become first-time homeowners. It means cementing a family’s or business owner’s legacy through a will and trust.

Invaluable & trustworthy

It’s the reward of helping one struggling family keep their home while being a steady presence for a grieving family to lean on as they carry out the last wishes of a departed loved one.

And it’s the excitement on a real estate investor’s face when she realizes her aspirations of buying or selling a property have now become a reality.

After you learn more about our firm here on our website, see for yourself what our recent clients consistently say about Gurney Law Group in their reviews on Google, Yelp, Facebook and other media. Thanks to the smooth process and accessibility of our attorneys, you’ll realize how invaluable it is to have a team like ours working for you during these highly emotional transitions. Then contact Gurney Law Group for an initial consultation, free of charge.

Adam Gurney

Managing Partner

Adam Gurney is a Chicago attorney who focuses primarily on real estate and business law. In real estate, Mr. Gurney has experience representing buyers and sellers, lessors and lessees, in all phases of real estate transactions. He also handles disputes arising under landlord-tenant law, condominium law, foreclosures, and disputes involving the Illinois Mechanics Lien Act. In business, Mr. Gurney provides counsel to start-up businesses in formation and transactions such as the formation of LLCs, LLPs, and S-Corporations, and the structuring of partnership agreements, employment agreements, and business contracts of all sorts. Mr. Gurney remains directly involved in every case that he handles, and his clients know that they can reach him directly – day or night – whenever they need to.

Brianne Dunn


Brianne Dunn is a distinguished attorney and consultant with dynamic experience in law and
leadership. Bri represents individuals as well as public and private organizations in real estate
transactions, contract drafting and negotiations, estate planning, business planning, and
litigation. Bri is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago School of Law where she was selected as a Civitas
Childlaw Fellowship recipient. She received several honors during law school for academics and
leadership and twice received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for being the highest
scoring student.

Lisa Dominick

Attorney at Law

Attorney Lisa Dominick joined the firm in 2021 and brings with her 8 years of diverse legal experience, including but not limited to residential and commercial real estate, business law, contractual disputes, employment law, and civil litigation and arbitration. Although she now focuses her practice on real estate transactions and contractual disputes, her broad knowledge base allows her to advise clients on issues that fall outside the scope of real estate. Lisa graduated from DePaul College of Law in 2018, during which she clerked for the Chief worked as a Legal Assistant for an employment law firm and earned a position as Clerk for the Chief Judge of the Family Law Division in Cook County, where she helped draft opinions and gained invaluable litigation experience. 

Joe Busnengo

Attorney at Law

Joe Busnengo is a Chicago attorney practicing in the areas of probate, family law, and estate planning. While a student at Northwestern University School of Law, he gained experience with family law as an extern at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services and with probate and estate planning as a clerk at Prather Ebner LLP. Since graduating and being admitted to the bar in 2013, he has represented clients in adoption, divorce, and estate planning matters through Chicago Volunteer Legal Services and Wills for Heroes. He is currently a member of the Chicago and Illinois State Bar Associations and serves as co-chair of the CBA YLS Public Outreach—Wills for Heroes subcommittee.

Samantha Underwood

Senior Paralegal | Short Sale Specialist

Samantha assists the attorneys of  Gurney Law Group in all legal matters. Samantha is well-versed in the process of purchasing and selling property and is able to work with all parties to the transaction in doing whatever is necessary to complete matters as efficiently as possible, including the preparation of numerous different types of legal documents. Most importantly, Samantha has assisted hundreds of clients and is able to provide the necessary support to help guide clients through the legal process, making sure that all of the clients’ questions and concerns are addressed in timely fashion. She assists from the start of a contract all the way through closing, and beyond. Samantha graduated from Oakton Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Fine Arts.

Imani Dawsom


Imani earned her Associates in Applied Science with a focus on Paralegal Studies in 2017. Since then, she has become well-versed in the process of purchasing and selling real estate. Imani assists the attorneys at Gurney Law Group in all real estate transactions and specializes in file management. Imani takes pride in communicating with all parties to ensure a smooth and enjoyable closing for our clients. She collects and drafts various kinds of documents required for closing, supports our team and clients from beginning to end, and often takes initiative to offer solutions when situations arise.

Jasmine Cortez


Jasmine Cortez is a Chicago native with a drive to improve people’s lives through real estate.  She not only knows the purchase and selling process from top to bottom, but is actively immersed as a realtor, keeping up with current laws and market conditions. She strives to give clients the proper attention they deserve while setting proper expectations of the journey that lies ahead.  Before joining the firm, Jasmine worked as an administrative assistant for several firms where she learned how to be flexible and manage multiple tasks. She has worked with all types of legal professionals taking pride in her adaptability. 
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