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Severson & Werson is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Farrell has been promoted to a non-equity member of the Firm. Liz joined Severson in 2013 as an attorney in the Financial Services Group. She quickly became an integral part of that practice group, handling the large number of cases involving mortgage servicing claims.  Liz has gone on to develop expertise… Read More

Rebecca Saelao and Katherine Figueroa will discuss various highly litigated Consumer Finance topics across state and federal courts. The presentation will focus on industries such as mortgage lending, auto finance, fair debt collection, and credit reporting . This presentation will include a discussion of contrasting and/or similar consumer finance laws. For further information contact Rebecca Saelao, Esq. or Katherine Figueroa,… Read More

Severson & Werson is proud to announce Scott J. Hyman has been elected as a fellow of The American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers (ACCFSL).  Membership to the ACCFSL is by invitation only and Mr. Hyman was selected based on his achievements and contributions in consumer financial services law.  The ACCFSL is a professional association of lawyers who are… Read More

Severson & Werson is proud to announce that we will be participating in Financial Institutions Pro Bono Day (“FIPBD”) on Thursday, April 27, 2023. FIPBD is a project that was started by Corporate Pro Bono, a project of the Pro Bono Institute. The goal of FIPBD is to bring together volunteer attorneys and legal staff from financial institutions across the… Read More

Rhonda Nelson, Mary Kate Sullivan and Katherine Figueroa attended the Women in Consumer Finance Conference at the InsideArm Conference in Palm Springs on December 4-7, 2022. The conference was engaging, inclusive, and fun. We connected with like-minded women that inspired us with their stories and experiences. Joining with women in the industry including our clients and colleagues in one place… Read More

  We are so excited to be sponsoring #LIRC22 this year. The Legal Issues and Regulatory Compliance Conference focuses on the trends and hot issues in litigation & regulatory compliance for the residential lending community, panels will feature some of the nation’s leading industry experts; this event is one you can’t miss. As a proud sponsor, we invite you to… Read More

Trends in Payments Fraud Date December 1, 2022 Time 1:00pm PST Speakers Mark I. Wraight, Esq. and Elizabeth C. Farrell Program Summary Mark Wraight and Elizabeth Farrell will discuss trends and developments in payments fraud, including wire transfers and P2P payments like Zelle.  They will also discuss the current litigation by the FTC  against Walmart of its financial services offerings… Read More

Three Severson & Werson attorneys were panelists at the Fall Conference on Consumer Financial Law on October 20-21 in Plano, Texas, the primary focus of which was Vehicle Finance. The Conference on Consumer Finance Law (CCFL) is a non-profit organization founded in 1926 by members of the legal profession and the financial services industry to offer educational services, publications and… Read More

– Midsize Mansfield Rule Has Now Grown to 140+ Participating Firms with Additional Cohorts – SAN FRANCISCO (May 5, 2022) — Diversity Lab announced today that 26 midsize law firms (listed below) have achieved the inaugural Midsize Mansfield Rule Certification. These certified firms have completed a rigorous 18-month collaboration with Diversity Lab — beginning in September 2020 — to track,… Read More

Highlights of this live webinar Latest Updates on COVID Paid Leave Changes in California laws affecting Employers Department of Fair Employment & Housing Pay Data Reporting by Employers with 100 or More Employees Recent Judicial Decisions affecting the Workplace Panelists Adam  P. Romero – DFEH Deputy Director of Executive Programs Rhonda L. Nelson – Shareholder,  Employment Practice Chair, Severson &… Read More

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