Each year, Super Lawyers surveys the State of Wisconsin’s 15,000 attorneys and judges, seeking the State’s top attorneys. In November 2021, Super Lawyers published its lists for 2021, which include the Top 10 Attorneys in Wisconsin, Top 50 Attorneys in Wisconsin, Top 25 Attorneys in Milwaukee, Super Lawyers (consisting of the top 5% of attorneys in […]

People forming a new business and selecting between the different entity types may be unaware of the impact the formation choice can have on future lawsuits. In particular, the citizenship of the business can be critical to determining whether a case belongs in state court or federal court when a dispute involves over $75,000. With […]

On Tuesday, November 16, 2021, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation held a lottery-style drawing to select which of the 12 federal circuit court of appeals where petitions for review are currently pending as to which circuit will hear the challenges to OSHA’s emergency temporary standard mandating COVID-19 vaccinations in the workplace. Through that […]

Attorney Carl Holborn was recently featured on Money Sense presented by Ellenbecker Investment Group on WISN AM 1130. On the show, Carl discusses the need and importance of business succession planning. A recording of the show can be accessed here. If you have been considering starting the business succession planning process or are looking to update a current plan, contact […]

On Friday, November 12, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a 22-page decision (linked here) continuing its November 6th order that stayed the implementation and enforcement of OSHA’s emergency temporary standard mandating COVID-19 vaccinations in the workplace. In a strong rebuke of the Biden’s Administration’s desire to vaccinate as many […]

O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. has been ranked in the 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list in 16 practice areas: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Commercial Litigation Construction Law Corporate Law Employment Law – Management Litigation – Bankruptcy Litigation – […]

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) released the Emergency Temporary Standard regarding COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing, which has commonly been referred to as the Vaccine Mandate. It will officially be published on November 5, 2021. Announced by President Biden in September, the Vaccine Mandate requires all employers with more […]

Newsletter Article Highlights: Want to Challenge a Will? Here’s What You Should Know Can I Really Be Sued There? What Should You Do If You Are Named Trustee? Wisconsin to Allow Municipalities to Waive Property Tax Penalties and Extend Construction and Building Permits Established U.S. Public Health Precedent On Mandatory Vaccination Requirements Upheld (At Least For […]

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has signed Senate Bill 254, which affects building permit holders and late property tax payments. The bill, which Evers signed on Friday, October 15, 2021, and is now known as 2021 Wisconsin Act 80, allows municipalities and other taxation districts to waive interest and penalties on late 2021 property tax payments. […]

American law long has recognized the authority of government officials to address public health emergencies. See, e.g., Gibbons v. Ogden, 22 U.S. 1, 205 (1824) (recognizing the “power of a State, to provide for the health of its citizens”). More than a century ago, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the seminal case on the power of the […]

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