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Attorneys Christa Wittenberg and Dean Laing authored an article in the Wisconsin Lawyer magazine, entitled “A Litigation’s Reprise: Strategies for Requesting Attorney Fees.” Their article discusses strategy considerations for litigants requesting attorneys’ fees (or objecting to requests for attorneys’ fees) after the merits of the case have been resolved. As noted in the article, sometimes disputes […]

Recently, Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin (ABC of Wisconsin) featured Attorney Joseph Gumina’s article entitled “Encouraging Rather Than Mandating COVID-19 Vaccinations May Be An Employer’s Best Option”. In this article, Attorney Gumina discusses some of the challenges employers may face with a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy and suggests alternative options for employers to consider. […]

Attorneys Marguerite Hammes and Grant Killoran authored an article in the February, 2021 edition of the Wisconsin Lawyer magazine, entitled “COVID-19 Vaccination: Legal Landscape & Challenges.” Their article analyzes the authority of Wisconsin public health officials regarding mass vaccination for COVID-19 and the circumstances under which individuals can object to vaccination requirements. Read the full […]

Newsletter Article Highlights: Is Your Hotel Website in Compliance with the ADA? Federal Trade Commission and Enforcement of Privacy Law The Importance of a Power of Attorney for Health Care Vaccine Injury Claims and the Federal Vaccine Court Firm News: Pete Faust Elected Managing Shareholder and President of OCHDL In Memoriam: Thomas A. Merkle 1944–2020 […]

O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. is pleased to announce that Attorney Kelly Condon and Attorney Trevor Lippman were recently elected as shareholders of the firm. Kelly has been with the firm since 2017. Prior to joining OCHDL, she was an Advanced Planning Attorney at Northwestern Mutual. Kelly assists her clients with estate planning, […]

Pete Faust has been elected as the Managing Shareholder and President of O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. Faust replaces Dean Laing, who was the firm’s Managing Shareholder and President for six years. Laing will remain a member of the firm’s Board of Directors, along with Faust and Carl Holborn. Laing, one of the top […]

Attorney Britany Morrison authored an article entitled “Telecommuting: Tax Implications for Employers & Employees,” which appeared in the State Bar of Wisconsin’s newsletter, InsideTrack. In the article,  Morrison addresses a few important tax considerations for employers and employees working remotely. You can read the full article here. For more information on this topic, contact Britany […]

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 drive, we collected items and monetary donations to be given to the Milwaukee Rescue Mission.  Milwaukee Rescue Mission is a […]

It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of our colleague Attorney Tom Merkle, who served as a lawyer for more than forty-five years at O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. Tom was one of the founders of the firm and was instrumental to its growth and success. He served as an Officer […]

Each year, Super Lawyers surveys the State of Wisconsin’s 15,000 attorneys and judges, seeking the State’s top attorneys. In November 2020, Super Lawyers published its lists for 2020, 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 […]

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