Jessica K. Haskell

Tel | 414.276.5000




  • University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., magna cum laude)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (B.A., magna cum laude)

Jessica K. Haskell

Solving Difficult Problems with Creative Solutions

Jessica is a member of the firm’s Banking, Receivership, and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group. She draws upon her experience clerking in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin to assist court-appointed receivers, secured and unsecured creditors, financial institutions, and corporations in a wide range of state and federal court matters.

Jessica Assists Clients With

  • State and federal court receiverships, including Chapter 128 proceedings
  • Complex bankruptcy proceedings
  • Post-judgment collection matters
  • Preference and fraudulent conveyance actions
  • Purchasing and selling assets of distressed businesses
  • Commercial litigation
  • Appeals

Experience/Representative Client Work

  • Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable G. Michael Halfenger, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2017–2018

Professional Associations & Affiliations

  • Board Member, State Bar of Wisconsin – Bankruptcy, Insolvency, and Creditors’ Rights Section
  • International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation-Wisconsin Network
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Court Admissions

  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin


  • Selected for inclusion in 2022 Wisconsin Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Law & Politics and Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2022 State Bar of Wisconsin Leadership Summit Participant
  • 2020 Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society Member
  • Note & Comment Editor, Wisconsin Law Review
  • University of Wisconsin Pro Bono Society Member
  • Turnaround Management Association Chicago/Midwest Chapter Student Intern Competition – First Place
  • University of Wisconsin Law School Best Brief Competition – Finalist


  • Presenter, “Ponzi Schemes & Fraudulent Transfer Litigation: Where Winners Become Losers,” O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C, March 2022
  • Co-Presenter, “Distressed Asset Sales in Chapter 128 Receiverships,” O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C., November 2020
  • Co-Presenter, “Federal Tax Liens,” O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C., February 2020
  • Co-Presenter, “Vendors’ Rights in Bankruptcy,” O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C., December 2019
  • Co-Presenter, “Considerations Involving Involuntary Bankruptcy,” O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C., October 2019

Community Involvement

  • City of Milwaukee Chief Election Inspector
  • State Bar of Wisconsin Continuing Legal Education Committee Member