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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 […]

O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C. has been ranked in the 2021 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 Family Law Litigation – Bankruptcy Litigation – Insurance […]

Recently, the Merit Shop Contractor magazine featured Attorney Joseph Gumina’s article entitled “COVID-19 & Liability.” In the article, Attorney Gumina emphasizes methods for construction employers to prevent and control worksite hazards relating to COVID-19. The article also discusses general safety and health mandates a construction employer should follow in order to help protect themselves from possible COVID-19 litigation. […]

John G. Gehringer was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” for Construction Law. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers […]

We are pleased to announce 20 of our lawyers have been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, and an additional five have been selected as 2021 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. The following are the O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong and Laing lawyers named to the 2021 lists: Best Lawyers in America Jean […]

We are pleased to announce that Attorney Jean Ansay was one of 27 attorneys in the Milwaukee-area legal community to be honored with a 2020 Notable Women in Law award by the BizTimes. The BizTimes Notable Women in Law award honors extraordinary female attorneys who have impacted southeastern Wisconsin in major ways including: A track record of setting legal precedents; Winning […]

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 […]

Recently, the Merit Shop Contractor magazine featured an article by Attorney Steve Slawinski entitled “Dispute Resolution: Mediation and Arbitration in Today’s Construction World.” In this article, Attorney Slawinski describes and explains mediation and arbitration, detailing the differences between the two and ultimately how they work. Read the full article here.

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