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Natural Gas Class Action Matter Continues to Move Forward

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

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. Law360 recently reported, “CMS Energy has received the preliminary rubber stamp on its $15 million settlement to resolve claims brought by a class of […]

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 […]

The Advantages of Working with a Smaller Law Firm

March 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 […]

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, […]

The Perils of the CCAP Shortcut

January 10, 2020 | Categories: Firm News, Publications | Topics:Tags: , ,

The Consolidated Court Automation Program (known as “CCAP”) is a searchable website operated by the Wisconsin Courts that contains docket information on Wisconsin state court cases (most states have similar programs). Because it is searchable by name, employers may be tempted to run the names of job applicants through CCAP as a quick and free […]

California Court Allows Debtor to Create Exemption with Non-Exempt Assets

January 2, 2020 | Categories: Firm News, Publications | Topics:Tags: , , ,

Homestead exemption laws can be used by debtors to shield real property assets from collection by creditors. A recent federal district court decision held that such exemptions take priority over fraudulent transfer laws where the exemptions and the fraudulent transfer laws may conflict.   In Hinds & Shankman, LLP v. Lapides, 2019 WL 4955148, 67 […]

‘Still Standing to Fight’

November 25, 2019 | Categories: Firm News, Publications | Topics:Tags: , , ,

Kohner, Mann & Kailas brings final chapter of antitrust lawsuit back to Wisconsin   Bob Gegios of Kohner, Mann & Kailas compares a massive natural gas antitrust lawsuit he’s been working on for years to the “Odyssey.” The case — about to enter its 13th year of litigation — is a class-action suit against energy […]



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