O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. is pleased to announce that eighteen lawyers have been named to the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public […]

Newsletter Article Highlights: Objecting to an Opposing Party’s Request for Attorney Fees Can Have Ramifications United States Supreme Court Clarifies Standard on Sanctions for Violating Bankruptcy Discharge Not Feeling so SECURE: Proposed Law Could be Costly for Non-Spouse IRA Beneficiaries Creation of New Task Force Signals Increased State Scrutiny of Wisconsin Worker Classification The Five […]

Attorney Kelly S. Kuglitsch was elected to another one-year term (beginning July 1, 2019) as the Vice Chair of the Board of the State Bar of Wisconsin Taxation Law Section. The Taxation Law Section has more than 500 members. The Board’s mission is to provide its members with a forum to discuss issues pertaining to […]

Attorney Erica N. Reib was recently reelected to the Board of the Labor and Employment Section of the State Bar. The State Bar of Wisconsin provides opportunities for lawyers to work on issues that matter to them and the public they serve. The Labor and Employment Section includes new and experienced attorneys who practice labor and employment law. The […]

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 […]

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 […]

Grant Killoran recently was appointed to a three year term as Co-Chair of the Wisconsin Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, beginning September 1, 2019. The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is a global honorary society of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to […]

Attorney Laura Lavey was recently reappointed by the President of the State Bar of Wisconsin to serve as Chair of the State Bar’s Leadership Development Committee. The Leadership Development Committee seeks to recruit, train and engage future State Bar leaders to sustain a strong and dynamic legal profession, to encourage public service and to promote […]

Christa Wittenberg was recently announced the winner of the 2019 Judge Terence T. Evans Humor and Creativity in Law Competition, sponsored by the Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association. The award is given to one attorney each year whose original creative law-related writing piece is selected by the review committee. The competition honors the memory […]

Attorney Britany E. Morrison, a graduate of Marquette University Law School, recently joined the Milwaukee law firm O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. Prior to joining the firm, Britany worked at a “Big Four” public accounting firm utilizing her certified public accounting license to help clients manage regulatory compliance risks and enhance returns. Britany […]

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