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Dealerships should review their cybersecurity practices and consider the following steps to keep their data and businesses safe. Read More »
The WisDOT Plain Dealing bulletin came out this week and Dealers should note the new guidance on vehicle purchases by minors that is “[e]ffective immediately.” Read More »
On March 31, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission approved final consent orders involving three major dealership groups. Read More »
Nine Boardman & Clark LLP attorneys were named to the BestLawyers® publication's "Women in Law" list, which was recently published in the 2017 BestLawyers® Business edition. Read More »
As we reported late last year, in August 2016 the FTC filed a federal lawsuit against nine southern California auto dealers, operating as Sage Automotive Group, alleging a number of deceptive and unfair sales and finance practices. Read More »
As printed in the National Association of Dealer Counsel's "Defender" publication. Recent decisions demonstrate that dealers can succeed on price discrimination claims if they can marshal sufficient evidence to show that they were foreclosed from favored pricing and that they lost sales to favored competitors as a result. Read More »
Patrick Neuman has been named the firm's newest partner. Patrick practices primarily in the area of banking law, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, and corporate law. Read More »
Boardman & Clark recently received the highest rating of "Top-Tier" in 23 practice areas in the 2017 edition of the Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" report. Read More »
Membership in the Fellows of the Wisconsin Law foundation is considered a professional honor and is limited to just 2.5% of the State Bar's total members. Read More »
Meritas is the only law firm alliance with an established and comprehensive means of monitoring and enhancing the quality of its member firms Read More »
Six lawyers from Boardman & Clark LLP were recently named 2017 "Lawyers of the Year" in Madison by The Best Lawyers in America®. Read More »
Twenty-seven attorneys from Boardman & Clark LLP were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017. Read More »
Take a look at a recent municipal employee education and training presentation by attorney Steve Zach. Read More »
Wisconsin partnerships, including limited liability partnerships, could be governed by new statutory rules after January 1, 2018, thanks to the passing of 2015 Wisconsin Act 295 (the “Act”). Read More »
Boardman & Clark recently announced the addition of Dan Gartzke as the firm’s newest attorney. Read More »
Boardman & Clark LLP recently named attorneys Douglas Witte, Andy DeClercq, and Andrew Hebl to the partnership. Read More »
The annual rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations as well as peer review from leading attorneys in their fields. Read More »
Running a business means frequently taking actions and making decisions that could have significant legal implications. Naturally, it also means being conscientious of expenses such as those associated with legal services. So how do you know when it's safe to go with an online legal form and when you should reach out to your attorney to avoid bigger expenses down the road? Read More »
Boardman & Clark recently announced the addition of Ashley Rouse and Julia Potter as the firm’s newest associates. Read More »
Twenty-nine attorneys from Boardman & Clark LLP were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 (Copyright 2015 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Read More »
Deciding when is the right time to sell or buy a business can be difficult. However, with an aging population, low interest rates and a strong pool of buyers, many business owners are asking themselves, “is now the right time to sell the business?” Read More »
Bob Gregg was granted the American Association For Access, Equity And Diversity (AAAED) President’s Award for exceptional service and professional achievement in Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). Read More »
Madison, Wisconsin – June 26, 2015 – The State Bar of Wisconsin recently awarded Andrew DeClercq, of the Boardman & Clark law firm in Madison, Wisconsin, with its 2014 Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award. Read More »
Congratulations to Eric Baker on his election to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Dealer Counsel (NADC). Read More »
The IRS released the 2016 inflation adjusted amounts for health savings accounts (HSAs) in Revenue Procedure 2015-30. Read More »
It is anticipated that Regulation A+ will be widely embraced and will open the doors to equity crowdfunding. Read More »
Among the tips is brief information on reporting crop insurance payments, sale of items purchased for resale, and weather-related sales. Read More »
Lupyan v. Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (3rd Cir., 2014) was decided against the employer because although it could prove it sent FMLA notices to the employee on leave, it could NOT prove they were actually received. Read More »
Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Read More »
With the ever increasing market competition, businesses are searching for ways to give themselves an edge. For some businesses, this edge is certification as a Women-Owned Small Business (“WOSB”). Read More »
Fellows are selected based upon effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation. Read More »
Thirty attorneys from Boardman & Clark LLP were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015. Read More »
On April 8, 2014, Governor Walker signed into law the Wisconsin Social Media Protection Act, which will place restrictions on certain employer social media activities such as screening and monitoring. Read More »
We are pleased to announce that Kathy Pline has accepted a position as our new Business Manager. Read More »
On March 25, 2014, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue announced that due to a new law, Wisconsin’s manufacturing and agriculture credit now can be claimed after the alternative minimum tax (AMT) Read More »
Boardman & Clark LLP recently announced the addition of Michael Brandt as the firm's newest associate. Michael will practice with the firm's Family Law Group. Read More »
The WTC offers investment and administrative flexibility, wide ranging planning options and greater opportunities to address issues with existing trusts. Read More »
Avoid Common Mistakes in Designating Beneficiaries for Your Retirement Accounts Read More »
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. Read More »
Boardman & Clark was recently ranked as a top-tier law firm in 26 practice areas... Read More »
Twenty-eight attorneys from Boardman & Clark LLP were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 Read More »
In July 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Fact Sheet FS-2013-9 which provides tips for employers who outsource the payroll duties for their businesses. Read More »
In a recent court decision, four children have been officially freed, 162 years after being forced into slavery. Read More »
Our 740 Regent Street office has moved to join our main office located on the fourth floor of the U.S. Bank Building at One South Pinckney Street in Madison. Read More »
Tess O'Brien-Heinzen's article, published by the Wisconsin Lawyer. Read More »
The partners of two well-known Madison area law firms, Boardman, Suhr, Curry & Field LLP and Lathrop & Clark LLP, have announced that they are forming a new partnership as of January 1, 2012. Read More »
Under the new law, which applies retroactively to January 1, 2011, any amount paid for health coverage for an adult child is excluded from income for state income tax purposes through the end of the tax year in which the child turns age 26. Read More »
As a result of the new rule, only licensed individuals who are not consuming alcohol will be able to carry concealed weapons in establishments with "Class B" or Class "B" licenses or permits that do not post signs prohibiting weapons. Read More »
The purpose of this article is not to comment on whether the CCA is good or bad or to provide a full overview of all of the Act's requirements. The purpose is to address the effect of the CCA on Wisconsin businesses and property owners. Read More »
One of the most frequent questions I hear from agri-business members starts out, "My neighbor just had his property surveyed and the surveyor is putting stakes out in my field fifty feet from the fence line." The next sentence is, "My grandfather built the fence over sixty years ago and we have farmed the land since." Read More »
Many business owners have not made plans to ensure that their business will be transferred to their successors upon their retirement, disability or death. Read More »
Looking into the advantages and disadvantages of the traditional model (litigation), mediation, and collaboration. Read More »
The stories are confusing and have raised numerous questions as to what this federal extension means and how it affects Wisconsin employers and employees. Read More »
Several issues under the FMLAs, including intermittent leave, have created frustrations for many employers. Read More »
"YOU HAVE BEEN PRE-APPROVED FOR UP TO $27,000 FINANCING ON YOUR PURCHASE OF . . ." Does this sound familiar? Read More »