On July 16, 2019 Dean P. Laing was named “Lawyer of the Year” by the Milwaukee Bar Association at a reception attended by more than 300 attorneys. Dean was recognized for winning two cases at the Wisconsin Supreme Court for defendants and settling several million dollar plus cases on behalf of plaintiffs during the past […]

You just lost a case in which the opposing party has a claim for attorney fees pursuant to a contract, statute or other fee-shifting mechanism. The opposing party has now filed a motion for attorney fees. Your initial reaction is to oppose the motion by arguing that the amount of time spent by the opposing […]

O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. was victorious in three cases before the Wisconsin Supreme Court this year, all involving issues of first impression in Wisconsin. In the first case, decided on January 29, 2019, the Supreme Court held that bad faith under the Uniform Fiduciaries Act (“UFA”) requires proof by a bank customer […]

On January 29, 2019, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled in favor of our client, Park Bank, in a case of first impression in Wisconsin. In Koss Corp. v. Park Bank, 2019 WI 7, Koss Corp. sued Park Bank alleging that Park Bank acted in bad faith under the Uniform Fiduciaries Act (“UFA”) in failing to […]

On November 29, 2018 Dean Laing spoke on the topic of “Procedural Issues in Litigation” at a seminar presented by the State Bar of Wisconsin on “Trending Topics in Business Litigation 2018.” The panel consisted of some of the top civil litigators in Wisconsin, and the seminar was very well attended. Mr. Laing spoke on various […]

Attorneys from O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. argued three cases before the Wisconsin Supreme Court this Fall term. On September 7, 2018, Dean Laing argued the case of Koss Corporation v. Park Bank, Appeal No. 2016AP636, which involves the issue of a bank’s liability under the Uniform Fiduciaries Act. On November 5, 2018, […]

O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. is pleased to announce that Attorney Dean Laing was recently selected as the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Product Liability Litigation–Defendants in the Milwaukee area. This is the third time that Best Lawyers has recognized Dean as the “Lawyer of the Year.” In 2016 he was selected for the honor […]

From 1997 to 2009 Sujata Sachdeva embezzled over $36 million from her employer, Koss Corporation, in one of the Top 10 Largest Embezzlements in U.S. history. The embezzlement was reported all over the world, including on the cover of The National Enquirer. Ms. Sachdeva was criminally convicted of embezzlement and is currently serving a prison […]

O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. is pleased to announce that Attorney Dean Laing was recently selected as the 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” for Product Liability Litigation–Defendants in the Milwaukee area. This is the second year that Best Lawyers has recognized Attorney Laing as the “Lawyer of the Year.” In 2012, he was […]

Dean P. Laing, of O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C, has been selected to the 2015 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Its mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys […]

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