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Does the Bankruptcy of a Guarantor Extinguish the Guaranty of Future Business Debts? Perhaps Not!

June 29, 2020 | Categories: Firm News, Publications | Topics:Tags: , ,

The scenario is unusual but is becoming increasingly more common. A business enters into a credit agreement with a creditor to purchase goods or services. The creditor requires that one or more of the principals of the business provides a personal guaranty of the obligations of the business. The guarantors then file personal bankruptcy but […]

Mandatory Indemnification: Sue Me and You’ll Pay My Attorneys’ Fees

June 15, 2020 | Categories: Firm News, Publications | Topics:Tags: ,

Ryan M. Billings recently submitted an article for the Wisconson Bar Association’s Business Law Section Blog. It discusses mandatory indemnification and highlights equity holders’ exposure to legal fees when a company brings suit against its former officers, directors, managers, or members. Click here to read the full article.   If you have any questions about […]

The Advantages of Working with a Smaller Law Firm

May 1, 2020 | Categories: Firm News, Publications | Topics:Tags: , ,

When it comes to choosing a law firm, there are literally thousands of options available, whether you’re looking for a firm in your city or state, across the nation, or around the world. Too many people gravitate toward larger firms simply because they assume bigger is better. However, the advantages of smaller law firms offer […]

Natural Gas Class Action Matter Continues to Move Forward

April 20, 2020 | Categories: Firm News | Topics:Tags: , , , ,

The antitrust legal matter involving deregulated gas sold to commercial and industrial businesses in Wisconsin, which KMK has been involved with for the past 13 years, took another step toward completion. Click here to see the entire Law360.com notice that reported, “CMS Energy has received the preliminary rubber stamp on its $15 million settlement to […]

The C.A.R.E.S. Act: Trillions in Stimulus Payments, But also Business Bankruptcy Law Changes Creditors Need to Know

April 6, 2020 | Categories: Firm News, Publications | Topics:Tags: , , , ,

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) passed by Congress and signed into law by the President on March 27, 2020, provides substantial economic stimulus to individuals, businesses, and health care facilities to address the remarkable and unprecedented impacts of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The CARES Act also includes important provisions […]

COVID-19 and Its Implications for Your Contract Performance

March 30, 2020 | Categories: Firm News, Publications | Topics:Tags: , , ,

Introduction   COVID-19 has precipitated unprecedented dislocations and hardships. Every aspect of our nation’s population and economy has been affected, often in shocking and unprecedented ways.   Many of you are facing a new reality of supply disruptions, cutbacks in demand for your products and services, and strains on your ability to utilize or maintain […]

KMK Is Fully Operational and Accessible During the COVID-19 Outbreak

March 16, 2020 | Categories: Firm News | Topics:Tags:

From numerous public health measures to ongoing market turmoil, the coronavirus and COVID-19 continue to take a major toll on populations and businesses in the U.S., Canada, and all around the world. This includes clients, colleagues, and families of Kohner, Mann & Kailas, S.C. (KMK). KMK has been preparing for this situation and adjusting to […]

Why Hire an Appellate Lawyer?

March 16, 2020 | Categories: Firm News, Publications | Topics:Tags: , ,

When people think of a legal appeal, the typical scenario that comes to mind is when one party loses in court and they appeal in an attempt to reverse the verdict in their favor. In some cases, that happens, but appeals are not a second bite at the apple, as most people think. The process […]

Community Association Law: Benefits Beyond the Highrise

February 6, 2020 | Categories: Firm News | Topics:Tags: ,

Kohner, Mann & Kailas, S.C. (KMK) recently added community association law to its list of practice areas. We can now help associations and their boards with a wide range of legal services needed to establish, manage, and operate these communities.   Condominium ownership is a unique form of homeownership. Individual condominium owners are members of […]

KMK Caps Off 5-Year Litigation with Important Jury Trial Win

January 31, 2020 | Categories: Firm News | Topics:Tags: , , ,

Kohner, Mann & Kailas, S.C. (KMK) is pleased to announce that, after more than five years of litigation, its client (Universal Processing) emerged victorious.   The action is Universal Processing Services of Wisconsin, LLC, v. Hicks, et al., Case No. 14-CV-7986, pending in Milwaukee County Circuit Court. One highlight of this case came in 2017, […]



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