Milwaukee, WI (September) – Dean Laing, Tom Merkle and John Gehringer from the law firm of O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong S.C. have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2009 (Copyright 2008 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded […]

T.J. Estabrook, an attorney and certified public accountant, recently joined the Milwaukee law firm of O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong S.C. T.J. works with clients on the tax and corporate law aspects of mergers and acquisitions. His experience includes representation of clients in connection with tax-free reorganizations, taxable stock and asset sales and divestiture transactions. Prior […]

Have you ever been confronted with the opportunity to do business with a company that is in bankruptcy, and not known how to make an informed credit decision? At this session, our presenter will discuss the risks and benefits of extending credit to entities that are operating in bankruptcy as Debtors-In-Possession. Attendees will also learn […]

Milwaukee, WI (August, 2008) – Joseph E. Gumina joined the Milwaukee law firm O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong S.C. to lead their labor and employment practice. He brings with him extensive experience representing management in a vast array of employment and labor matters. Attorney Gumina is licensed to practice law in the states of Illinois and […]

While for some it may not come fast enough, election days will soon arrive—September 9 for primary contests, November 4 for the general election. As a reminder, Wisconsin law gives time off to employees to vote or work as an election official. Employees must be allowed up to three (3) successive hours off to vote […]

Employers who want to protect their customer base and their businesses often ask their employees to sign an agreement pledging not to solicit customers or compete in the same area when they leave the employer. Two recent Court of Appeals cases demonstrate just how difficult writing an enforceable agreement on these two points can be. […]

Lake Shore Wisconsin Corp., the proposed holding company for Lake Shore Bank, recently announced the formation of its board of directors. Attorney Bohrofen was among the nine individuals selected to serve as external directors. “We asked Eldon to serve for a variety of reasons – his banking experience, business expertise, prominence in the community and […]

On Wednesday, April 9, 2008, Chad J. Richter will be presenting “How to Begin the Business Acquisition/Sale Process.” Mr. Richter will also discuss the effective use of Term Sheets and Letters of Intent in business transactions; including key legal components, misconceptions and pitfalls of these documents. The presentation is taking place at Cornerstone’s M&A Alliance […]

The E-Verify system is the best available means for employers to maintain a legal workforce. E-Verify allows employers to confirm employment eligibility in seconds, virtually eliminates the hassle of social security number mismatch letters, and improves the accuracy of wage and tax reporting. E-Verify is an Internet-based program that is free to participating employers. The […]

J. Phil Mueller has been elected vice president of the Sheboygan County Bar Association. He will serve as vice president of the Association for 1 year, followed by a 1 year term as president starting January 1, 2009. Mueller is an attorney with the Sheboygan law office of O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong S.C. He graduated […]