During these challenging times, Severson & Werson remains open and in full operation, consistent with the firm’s previously established contingency planning. While many of our attorneys and staff will be working remotely, as a firm, we continue in full operation. We are here to help, as always.

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Consumer Finance

California’s Mini-CFPB Bill on the Governor’s Desk

AB 1864 has now passed California’s legislature and is another California fire with which Governor Newsom must deal.  This Bill seeks to rename the Department of Business Oversight as the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (“DFPI”), and is expected to be…

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California Appellate Tracker

Kousaya v. City of Stockton (2020)

This decision affirms a summary judgment in favor of defendant police officers and their employer, the city, against plaintiff’s complaint based on injuries she suffered while escaping from a car used by bank robbers, holding plaintiff and other hostages, to escape from the scene of the robbery.  Police must use act reasonably in all the circumstances in employing deadly force. …

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Severson & Werson Earns Mansfield Certification from the Diversity Lab

In recognition of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, Severson & Werson has achieved Mansfield 3.0 Certification.  To be certified, the Mansfield Rule requires that at least 30% of the candidates considered for leadership and governance roles, equity partner promotions,…

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