Justice M.M Sundresh did his B.L Degree in Madras Law College. He began his practice in 1985 and worked as a Government counsel between 1991-1996. He was elevated as an Additional Judge of the Madras High Court in 2009. He was made a permanent Judge in 2011.
He was at the Madras High Court for 12 years, during which he disposed of 1,03,563 cases.
Justice Sundresh is projected to have a 6 year tenure as a Supreme Court judge.