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Seth E. Dizard of O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. has joined the National Association of Federal Equity Receivers as an Associate Member. NAFER’s mission is to provide a forum for federal equity receivers to consult with one another regarding the legal and practical issues they face in order to develop best practices and […]

In a recent article published by The Daily Journal, attorney Steve Slawinski successfully represented a client countering an appeal regarding the 833 East curtain wall work. The client was pleased with the results of the case as Slawinski stated “Permasteelisa believes that the decisions of both the district court judge and the 7th Circuit were […]

The law firm of O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. is pleased to announce that Grant C. Killoran has been re-elected by the State Bar of Wisconsin Board of Governors to serve another two-year term as one of the State Bar of Wisconsin’s five Delegates to the American Bar Association House of Delegates. Established […]

Congratulations to our very own Erica N. Reib who has been elected to the Board of the Labor and Employment Section of the State Bar. Erica is a member of O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong and Laing S.C.’s Employment Law Practice Group. She assists clients with employment discrimination litigation, non-competition and trade secret litigation, OSHA matters, […]

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Joseph E. Gumina is a contributing author for the 2016 Edition of the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education’s treatise titled “Illinois Contract Law.” Attorney Gumina has authored Chapter 8 entitled Guidelines for Drafting Specific Contract Clauses in Employment Agreements. This chapter provides a detailed analysis of the anatomy of an effective employment agreement under […]

Wisconsin recently enacted Act 376 modifying certain aspects of mortgage foreclosure proceedings, most notably a reduction to the period of time that owner-occupied, non-commercial property may be redeemed and the process of declaring a property abandoned. Under current law, a judgment of foreclosure must specify a length of time, called a redemption period, during which […]

O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing is pleased to announce that Joe Newbold was recently elected a shareholder of the firm. Mr. Newbold has been with the firm since 2011 and is a member of the Litigation Practice Group. Joe concentrates his practice in commercial litigation in both state and federal court. He manages a […]

With a one sentence opinion, the United States Supreme Court issued its first deadlocked ruling following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. The ruling came in a creditors’ rights case that languished before the Court for some time, hinting of a divided Court on the issue prior to Scalia’s death. In Hawkins v. Community Bank […]

From 1997 to 2009 Sujata Sachdeva embezzled over $36 million from her employer, Koss Corporation, in one of the Top 10 Largest Embezzlements in U.S. history. The embezzlement was reported all over the world, including on the cover of The National Enquirer. Ms. Sachdeva was criminally convicted of embezzlement and is currently serving a prison […]