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.


Mark I. Wraight

Mark Wraight financial services litigation

Mark Wraight is the Chair of the Financial Services Practice Group and a member of Severson & Werson’s Executive Committee. He is an experienced trial attorney with expertise representing large institutional clients and emerging technology-focused companies in the financial services industry.

Mark Wraight is a shareholder of Severson & Werson, and Co-Vice Chair the Firm’s largest practice group – the Financial Services Practice Group.

Mr. Wraight has represented his clients in a broad range of litigated matters. His practice focuses primarily on defending financial institutions in single-plaintiff lawsuits and consumer class actions. In particular, Mr. Wraight specializes in resolving disputes arising under Divisions 3, 4, and 4A of the Uniform Commercial Code, the Electronic Funds Transfer Act (Reg E), Expedited Funds Availability Act (Reg CC), Bank Secrecy Act, FCRA, RFDCPA, FDCPA, RESPA (Reg X), TILA (Reg Z), and UDA(A)P Claims.

Mr. Wraight approaches his cases as a problem solver. But he understands that not all cases can be solved through a negotiated settlement. And not all cases lend themselves to dismissal through dispositive motions. Sometimes a trial is the solution. Mr. Wraight has significant experience trying cases as lead counsel. He has achieved numerous verdicts for his clients in front of juries, judges, and private arbitrators.

To stay current on issues affecting his clients, Mr. Wraight participates in the San Francisco Bank Attorneys Association, California Bankers Association, and the American Bankers Association. He has presented and published articles on developing legal trends and issues relevant to financial services companies.  Mr. Wraight also moderates a digital discussion group for the financial services industry that can be found at http://lists.fintechxchange.org/listinfo.cgi/ask-fintechxchange.org.



  • UCLA School of Law, J.D., 2003
  • Vassar College, B.A., 2000
  • London School of Economics, 1998


  • California