Attorneys Seth Dizard (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization), Pete Faust (Mergers and Acquisitions), Greg Lyons (Litigation – Insurance), and Steve Slawinski (Construction) have been named by Best Lawyers® as the 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” in Milwaukee for their area of practice. Only one lawyer in each practice area and designated […]

We are pleased to announce 19 of our lawyers have been included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, and an additional five have been selected as 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. The following are the O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong and Laing lawyers named to the 2022 lists: Best Lawyers in America […]

Attorney Steve Slawinski will be presenting at the State Bar of Wisconsin Annual Meeting & Conference on Thursday, June 10. The session will focus on establishing, proving up, and collecting damages incurred by prime and subcontractors in an array of scenarios, including unforeseen site conditions, changes in scope of work, delays resulting from utility conflicts, […]

Recently, Attorney Paul Zimmer was interviewed by a construction law reporter from Levelset regarding his role in the case of Great Lakes Excavating, Inc. v. Dollar Tree Stores, Inc., Appeal No. 2019-AP-2095 (Wis. Ct. App. 2021). OCHDL attorneys Paul Zimmer, Steven Slawinski, and Jessica Haskell represented the property owner in the case, Riverworks City Center, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

With the ongoing economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, construction lien rights have become more vital than ever to businesses in the construction industry. To help navigate through this topic, Attorney Steve Slawinski recently authored an article entitled “101: Wisconsin’s Construction Lien Law,” which appeared in the State Bar of Wisconsin Construction Blog. In the […]

Wisconsin’s construction lien law provides contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, service providers, and design professionals with a valuable remedy to help them collect payment for their work. On privately owned projects, the law allows these parties to place a lien against the project property as security for payment. The economic fallout from the COVID-19 crisis has made […]

Most Wisconsin construction contractors know that the construction lien law exists, but few know how it works or how to use it. With the economy reeling from the COVID-19 crisis, construction lien rights will become more vital than ever to businesses in the construction industry. Wisconsin’s construction lien law (provided in subchapter I of ch. […]

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