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.

News, Publications & Events

The Consumer Financial Services Committee and Financial Institutions Committees of the Business Law Section of the California State Bar will join forces to host a workshop on one of the most pressing issues facing the financial services industry: Data Privacy in Financial Services. The workshop will bring together leading data privacy attorneys to explain what California financial services attorneys need… Read More

We regretfully announce the passing of Severson & Werson founder James B. Werson. On December 29, 2016 James Werson celebrated his 100th birthday surrounded by his family and friends. He passed on thirteen short days later on January 11, 2017. We and everyone who knew Jim are celebrating and honoring Jim's life. People describe Mr. Werson as one of the… Read More

Scott J. Hyman and Austin B. Kenney review judicial reaction to, and isolation of, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision in Douglass, which held that a sequence of numbers visible through the glassine window on an envelope containing a collection letter violated the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act’s proscription of “unfair or unconscionable” debt collection practices. FDCPA Glassine… Read More

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