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Seth E. Dizard

Corporate and incorporation Attorney at Milwaukee, WI

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About Seth

Learn Seth’s areas of practice.

As the head of the firm’s Banking & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group. Seth regularly serves as a court-appointed receiver. He also represents financial institutions, secured and unsecured corporate or individual creditors, and financially troubled corporations in both state and federal courts. He also assists business owners by guiding them through the process of informal financial work-outs and refinancing. Seth has extensive experience serving as court-appointed receiver, and representing court-appointed receivers, throughout the state in assignments for the benefit of creditors (Chapter 128 Receiverships), real estate foreclosures, the wind-up of closely held corporations, and complex post -judgment collection matters. Seth also assists clients with the acquisition or disposition of businesses and/or business assets in insolvency proceedings, as well as representation of both secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy proceedings across the country.

 

Seth Assists Clients With

• Structuring financial transactions and workouts
• Representing financial institutions as well as secured and unsecured corporate or individual creditors in state and federal courts
• Acquisition or disposition of businesses in insolvency proceedings
• Complex post-judgment collection matters

 

Examples of Seth’s Recent Client Work

• Acting as court-appointed receiver, Seth has handled all aspects of the sale, wind-down, and liquidation of dozens of financially distressed businesses across the state


• Swiftly and efficiently finalized the affairs of a closely held company in his role as receiver by selling a multi-million dollar parcel of partially developed land despite a hotly contested dispute between owners


• Guided a local manufacturing company smoothly and successfully through a situation where the company's key supplier had declared bankruptcy, threatening an interruption in the company's lines of production


• Collected numerous six figure judgements as supplemental receiver

• Served as a Special Master in pending divorce proceeding, whereby he oversaw and administered a multi-million dollar marital estate

Licensed for 25 years
State WI
Status Good Standing
Acquired 1997
Updated 12/05/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Seth

O'Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C.
111 E Wisconsin Ave
Suite 1400
Milwaukee, WI, 53202

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Shareholder
  • O'Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong S.C.
  • 2007 - Present
  • Associate
  • Beck, Chaet, Bamberger & Polsky, S.C.
  • 2000 - 2007
  • Associate
  • The Schroeder Group, S.C.
  • 1999 - 2000
  • Associate
  • Howard, Solochek & Weber, S.C.
  • 1997 - 1999
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Education

  • Marquette University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1997
  • University of New Mexico
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1994

Associations

  • National Association of Federal Equity Receivers
  • Associate Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditors' Rights Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Bench and Bar Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Milwaukee Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
  • Chair
  • N/A
  • Uniform Law Commission
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America® (Litigation-Bankruptcy/M&A Law)
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Top 25 Lawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2018
  • Top 25 Lawyers
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2018
  • Top 50 Lawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2018
  • Top 50 Lawyers
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2018
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyer
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2018
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyer
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America® (Litigation-Bankruptcy/M&A Law)
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyer
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Legal Innovator Award Recipient
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America® (Litigation-Bankruptcy/M&A Law)
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America® (Litigation-Bankruptcy/M&A Law)
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America® (Litigation-Bankruptcy/M&A Law)
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2015
  • "Top 50 Lawyers"
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2014
  • "Top 50 Lawyers"
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2014
  • "Top 25 Lawyers"
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2014
  • "Top 25 Lawyers"
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2014
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2014
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America® (Litigation-Bankruptcy/M&A Law)
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2014
  • "Top 25 Lawyers"
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2013
  • "Top 50 Lawyers"
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2013
  • "Top 50 Lawyers"
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2013
  • "Top 25 Lawyers"
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2013
  • Best Lawyers in America® (Litigation-Bankruptcy/M&A Law)
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Top Rated Lawyer
  • American Lawyer Media, Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2013
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2013
  • Best Lawyers in America® (Litigation-Bankruptcy/M&A Law)
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2012
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2012
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2011
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2011
  • Best Lawyers in America® (Litigation-Bankruptcy/M&A Law)
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2010
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2010
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2009
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2009
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2008
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2008
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyer Rising Star
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2007
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyer Rising Star
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2007
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2006
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2006
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • Milwaukee Magazine
  • 2005
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2005
  • AV Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A
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Speaking Engagements

  • Know Your Writes: Next Level Legal Writing
  • “Email Etiquette” , May 2017
  • 2017
  • The Legal Ins and Outs of Special Masters and Other Alternative Disputes Resolution Options in Family Court Cases
  • Speaker, The Role of “Special Masters”: What Makes You Special and Why
  • 2016
  • Wisconsin Association for Legal Professionals
  • Demystifying WI Receiverships
  • 2014
  • National Business Institute
  • Wisconsin Foreclosures and Work-Outs
  • 2014
  • Hot Topics for Small Firm and Solo Practitioners seminar
  • Chapter 128 Receiverships; Overview & Perspectives
  • 2014
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Litigation Attorney | Dec 14
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Milwaukee Corporate and incorporation Lawyer Seth E. Dizard
Seth E. Dizard
Corporate and incorporation Attorney
Milwaukee, WI
Licensed for 25 years