Israel Del Mundo counsels clients on business and commercial transactions, focusing on mergers, acquisitions, real estate, and lending. He also advises clients on entity formation, corporate governance, and bankruptcy issues.

In addition to his transactional practice, Israel represents mortgage lenders and servicers in consumer financial services litigation, including commercial foreclosure actions, loan modification disputes, and predatory lending actions.

Before joining Hinshaw as an associate, Israel was a law clerk with the firm. He was also a legal intern at a global financial services and investments company.

During law school, Israel served as a student lawyer in the DePaul Business Law Clinic, where he advised business entities on contract drafting and negotiation, entity formation and dissolution, employment law, and intellectual property. He was also a research assistant in tax law to Professor Emily Cauble. In addition, Israel served as an associate editor of the DePaul Law Review and president of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association. He also served on the Student Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, where he assisted in creating and implementing law school policies and programs in furtherance of diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Professional Affiliations

  • Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago
    • Executive Board, Communications Officer
  • Asian American Bar Association of Greater Chicago
  • National Filipino American Lawyers Association
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • DePaul University College of Law
    • CALI Award in “Business Planning”
    • Dean’s Scholarship
    • William H. Stanley Endowed Scholarship


Israel is an avid fragrance collector. With a collection of over 100 fragrances, Israel is fascinated by the artistic process of translating memories and emotions into scent.


J.D., Certificate in Business Law, DePaul University College of Law, 2022

B.A., summa cum laude, Philosophy and Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2018