Press Releases

  • Wisconsin Now a Right to Work State

     By Andrew T. Frost.  

    Generally, the laws pertaining to private-sector collective bargaining rights are the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal government. However, states have the right to pass “Right to Work” laws, which are laws that prohibit an employer from requiring employees to be members of a union and pay union dues as conditions of employment. On March 9, 2015, Governor Scott Walker signed 2015 Wisconsin Act 1 into law enacting “Right to Work” in Wisconsin. Wisconsin is the 25th state to enact Right to Work legislation. Read more »

  • Weiss Berzowski Brady, LLP welcomes Adam R. Finkel

    Milwaukee, WI - February 23, 2015 - Weiss Berzowski Brady, LLP is pleased to welcome new associate attorney, Adam R. Finkel.  His practice focuses on representing clients in business and commercial litigation.  He is a member of the Wisconsin Bar Association and serves on the Lawyer Referral and Information Services Committee of the State Bar.  Mr. Finkel received his B.S. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and his law degree from Marquette University Law School. Read more »

  • Weiss Berzowski Brady Attorneys to Present at the State Bar of Wisconsin's Tax School

    Robert Teuber is the Program Chair and a Presenter the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Tax School being held in Madison on December 12.  He will be speaking on recent developments in foreign account disclosures and on representing taxpayers at the IRS appeals office.  Randy Nelson will be speaking on Drafting Flexible Estate Plans after the Read more »

  • Weiss Berzowski Brady, LLP welcomes Peter J. White

    Milwaukee, WI - November 9, 2014 - Weiss Berzowski Brady, LLP is please to welcome new associate attorney, Peter J. White.  His practice focuses on business law and tax law.  He is also a Certified Public Accountant.  He is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee Bar Association.  Mr. White received his B.B.A. in Accounting and his law degree (cum laude) from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.  He was a note and comment editor for the Wisconsin International Law Journal. Read more »

  • Weiss Berzowski Brady Attorneys to Teach at Upcoming Wisconsin State Bar Event

    Milwaukee, WI - September 26, 2014 - Two attorneys from Weiss Berzowski Brady will be offering sessions next month at the State Bar of Wisconsin's 2014 Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells, October 23-25.  Randy S. Nelson will present The New Wisconsin Trust Code: How Your Drafting Impacts Who Gets What Information.  Robert B. Teuber will present Tax Challenges in a Time of Budget Cuts, Staff Reductions, and Expanded Responsibilities.  Both sessions offer 1.0 CLE Credit to Wisconsin attorneys.   Read more »

  • Congratulations to our winners from September 17th's 32nd Annual Tax and Business Seminar!

    September 19, 2014.  Weiss Berzowski Brady congratulates the ticket winners from the 32nd Annual Tax and Business Seminar held on September 17, 2014 at the Wisconsin Club. 

    G. WM. Matthews, CPA won four (4) tickets to Mannheim Steamroller.

    Steven R. Walber of North Shore Bank won two (2) tickets to Mamma Mia!

    Richard K. Meissner, CPA was the winner of the two (2) coveted tickets to see the Packers take on the Vikings on Octover 2nd at Lambeau.

    Congratulations to the winners!

  • Nancy M. Bonniwell Awarded Outstanding Professional Adviser Award

     The Herbert J. Mueller Society has awarded Weiss Berzowski Brady's Nancy M. Bonniwell with the Outstanding Professional Adviser Award on May 5, 2014.

    Congratulations Nancy!

  • Sandy Swartzberg Awarded Two of MBBI's Mergers and Acquisitions Collaboration Awards

     On May 6, 2014, Attorney Sandy Swartzberg was awarded two of Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries mergers and acquisitions Collaboration Awards.  One award was awarded for Rollefson Trochlell & Associates and the second for the Noyce/Thomas Transition.  Congratulations to Sandy!

  • Retirement Plans May Need to be Amended to Comply With 2013 Supreme Court Ruling Regarding Same-Sex Marriages

    April 10, 2014

    Prior to the U.S. Supreme Court's 2013 ruling in United States v. Windsor, the Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA") limited the definition of "marriage" (as well as the definition of "spouse") to opposite-sex couples for federal purposes, including §401(a) retirement plan qualification rules. In United States v. Windsor, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that DOMA violated the U.S. Constitution and same-sex marriages legally entered into in any state that recognizes same-sex marriages must be recognized as legal marriages for federal tax purposes.  Read more »

  • President Obama Directs Department of Labor to Revise Overtime Exemption Regulations

    On March 13, 2014, President Obama signed a memorandum instructing the Department of Labor to "modernize and streamline" existing overtime regulations.  Particularly, the President is seeking changes to the regulations pertaining to the Fair Labor Standards Act that exempt employers from having to pay overtime pay to executive, administrative, and professional employees. Read more »