Lommen Abdo Adds to Its Litigation Practice in Both Minnesota and Hudson
Larry Rocheford and Brent Tunis have joined Lommen Abdo, bringing new perspectives and increasing the firm’s depth of talent. New Lommen Abdo shareholder Larry Rocheford adds more litigation power to the firm’s trial team. Larry has successfully defended catastrophic injury and major cases, including products, mass shootings, construction, negligence, dram shop, motor vehicle and premises liability cases from start to trial. Brenton (Brent) Tunis concentrates his practice on insurance defense, personal injury, corporate litigation and appellate practice in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. Brent will be officing primarily in our Hudson, Wisconsin office. READ MORE
Employers: Evaluate “White Collar” Employees for Overtime Exemption
Effective January 1, 2020 a US Department of Labor rule takes effect increasing the minimum salary level required to qualify “white collar” workers for an overtime exemption. This change applies to employers seeking to exempt workers in the executive, professional and administrative wage classes. Each of those exemptions have additional requirements that must also be met but all share the minimum salary level. Failing to meet this compensation level disqualifies the employee from the exemption and the employer must, in most instances, pay overtime for all hours worked beyond 40 per week. READ MORE
Make good decisions during the turmoil of a family law case.
Lommen Abdo’s family law group, including attorneys Marc Johannsen and Josh Feneis, was profiled in the September 2019 edition of the St. Croix Valley Magazine. “We see it as a transformative practice that helps people get through a difficult time in their life and move on to the next chapter,” says Johannsen. Divorce, adoption, custody disputes, estate planning: Lommen Abdo is well-equipped to handle these family law issues and many more. They focus on taking the emotion out of the case to help you make the right decisions. “We sit down and try to come up with the best way to help people navigate through the difficult legal, social and emotional problems to help them make sound business decisions and protect their assets,” Feneis says. READ MORE
Creig Andreasen joins Lommen Abdo, focusing on real estate and banking
Creig Andreasen knows a good deal when he sees one. He’s been helping clients acquire and sell real estate and other business ventures his entire career. Creig looks beyond the documents associated with a transaction to understand how they fit with a client’s long-term goals and strategy. He works to find creative solutions to complete transactions while minimizing potential risk. Creig is shown above (left) with Bob Abdo, chair of Lommen Abdo’s corporate practice group (right). READ MORE