Ilona V. Fisher

Ilona Fisher serves as Of Counsel to Thompson, O’Brien, Kemp & Nasuti, P.C. She is a member of the Vermont Bar and a qualified attorney in the Russian Federation.

Ilona is a part of the Bankruptcy Department team and Chapter 7 Trustee practice, which supports Albert F. Nasuti, Chapter 7 panel trustee for the Gainesville Division of the Northern District of Georgia. Ilona focuses on representing banks, credit unions, commercial finance companies, and other lenders in bankruptcy disputes and protection of creditor rights. Ilona also works closely with the Gwinnett County Legal Aid in representing indigent individuals in Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases.

R. Michael Thompson

R. Michael “Mike” Thompson is one of the founding members of the firm who now serves as Of Counsel. For 40 years, he has represented banking and financial clients in creditors’ rights and civil litigation in state and federal courts and bankruptcy courts throughout Georgia. Mike has become an industry leader in the area of creditors’ rights.

John E. Underwood

John Underwood is Of Counsel to the firm. He handles a variety of litigation for the firm, including government law and contracts, divorce, DUI, family law, Constitutional law, construction law, business law, and Landlord/tenant disputes. His diverse background and qualifications make him a convenient in-house litigator for a variety of client concerns.


Michael J. Williams

Michael Williams serves as Of Counsel to Thompson, O’Brien, Kappler & Nasuti, P.C. He was formerly a founding partner at the law firm of Fincher Denmark Williams & Minnifield LLC and has over twenty years of ongoing federal legislative experience. Michael’s primary areas of expertise are local governmental law and financial transactions.

Aaron M. O’Brien 1977-2020

Thompson O’Brien Remembers Our Friend and Colleague Aaron O’Brien

Aaron Michael O’Brien age 43 passed away on June 26, 2020 at his home in Suwanee, GA.  Aaron was admitted to practice law in Nevada (2004) and Georgia (2013).  After passing the bar exam in Georgia, he practiced law in the greater Atlanta area.   In 2014, he joined his father’s firm in Norcross, GA.  After many years of successful trial practice, his reputation grew as a trial attorney whose charm and wit captured the attention of jurors and the Court, with whom he always had great rapport.  Aaron’s unfortunate death has left his family, his law firm and the practice of law with an incalculable loss.