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.

Special Counsel

Shain A. Wasser

Shain is a litigator whose practice focuses on the defense of high stakes personal injury matters involving wrongful death, catastrophic injuries, emotional injuries and brain damage.

Shain also handles complex civil and business litigation matters throughout California concerning construction defects, product liability, commercial litigation, premises liability and employment related matters.

In litigation, Shain fosters open communication with clients and opposing counsel to facilitate the early exchange of information to get to the heart of the issue. This strategy, together with thorough trial preparation, often develops crucial evidence which leads to early and decisive settlements and defense verdicts.


  • Chapman School of Law, J.D., 2013
  • University of California, San Diego, B.A., Political Science and Communications, 2010


  • California