O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing is pleased to announce that Attorney Jason Scoby and Attorney Bob Gagan were recently elected as shareholders of the firm. Mr. Scoby has been with the firm since 2009 and is a member of the firm’s Business Practice Group and Banking & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group. He advises and represents individuals, businesses, […]

O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. has been ranked in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list in 13 practice areas: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Commercial Litigation Construction Law Corporate Law Family Law Litigation – Bankruptcy Mergers & Acquisitions Law Personal Injury Litigation – […]

Each year, Super Lawyers surveys the State’s attorneys and judges, seeking the State’s top attorneys. The lists for 2017 were recently published and, once again, a large number of our attorneys are included thereon. Dean Laing was named one of the Top 10 attorneys in Wisconsin for the third time. He was also named one of the Top […]

Effective January 1, 2018, Attorney Steve Slawinski was elected to the Board of Directors for the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin. Throughout the country, the ABC is an effective force in business development, education, labor relations, and legislation. The ABC actively promotes merit, or performance-based construction. For 30 years, Steve has represented his clients […]

The spirit of the holiday season is upon us once again and the attorneys and staff at O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing wanted to do something special for our community. For our annual holiday donation OCHDL collected 521 pounds of food for the Hunger Task Force. The Hunger Task Force provides a safety net […]

Employer sponsors of nonqualified deferred compensation (NQDC) plans, as well as the executives and other service providers, who benefit from them, can breathe a sigh of relief. The ability to reward and retain key employees with incentive and compensation plans that provide a current opportunity to earn a payment to be provided (and taxed) in […]

Attorney Carl Holborn gave a presentation on advanced estate planning concepts at the 19th Annual Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Tax and Charitable Planning Conference. Carl assists individuals, executives, professionals, and business owners with estate and business planning, as well as trust and probate administration. He also specializes in estate, gift, and income taxation. Carl is […]

Attorney Kelly M. Spott, a graduate of Marquette University Law School, has recently joined the Milwaukee law firm O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. Previously Kelly was an Advanced Planning Attorney at Northwestern Mutual. Kelly is a member of the Business Law and Tax & Succession Planning Groups. She assists clients with estate planning, probate, […]

Newsletter Article Highlights: 401(k) Plan Errors Cost Sellers of Company Nearly $200,000 Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects “Worthless” Subway Class Action Settlement Avoiding Pitfalls When Adding Sweat Equity Members in an LLC It’s Time to Amend 403(b) Retirement Plan Documents! Pleased to Announce: OCHDL Welcomes New Attorney Nicholas G. Chmurski Congratulations to Our Attorneys […]

Buried in IRS guidance issued on November 2 is news that the IRS will soon be issuing notices to employers of potential ACA taxes. While the ACA employer payments are widely referred to as “penalties,” they are actually “assessable payments” in the form an excise tax. Specifically, the IRS has announced that applicable large employers […]