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

California MBA Regional Networking Series Presents: San Francisco After Hours - A FREE Networking Event for Bay Area Real Estate Professionals. Date and Time: March 21, 2019, 5-7pm Location: Severson & Werson's San Francisco Office (One Embarcadero Center, Suite 2600, San Francisco, CA 94111). Click here to access the registration form.   Please feel free to contact Jarlath Curran at… Read More

Under both the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act (ICRAA), before obtaining a credit report on a job applicant, an employer must first give the applicant a “clear and conspicuous” written disclosure in a document consisting “solely” of the disclosure that the employer may obtain a credit report. Though the two laws’ requirements… Read More

View the SW Winter 2019 Newsletter Since its founding over 70 years ago, Severson & Werson has gained a reputation for providing specialized advice, legal services, and expertise to financial institution clients. The services we provide run the gamut from litigation to regulatory matters to client counseling, legislative affairs, and formulating and implementing nationwide strategies for consumer class action defense. The… Read More

Severson & Werson is proud to have co-sponsored the inaugural Women in Consumer Finance event, December 10-12 in Baltimore, MD. Member Kristin Walker-Probst spoke and Member Mary Kate Sullivan attended this inaugural and the first-ever event focusing on Women in Leadership in the industry. The event was full of inspiring women, practical advice and relationship-based networking. For more information, click here.… Read More

Master service agreements for design and construction professionals are bad for business – for lawyers!  For the design professional, construction manager, or other construction professional, master service agreements are almost always a great business opportunity and an even better risk management tool. The Severson & Werson Construction Group explored multiple and overlapping reasons for this along with "Knowing Your Limitations: A… Read More

On November 15, 2018, Kalama M. Lui-Kwan delivered a presentation to the Consumer Financial Services Committee of the California Lawyers' Association's Business Law Section.  Mr. Lui-Kwan's presentation, "The 2018 Financial Services Landscape: Regulatory and Legislative Developments," provided an overview of the OCC's FinTech Charter, key legislation pending before the U.S. House of Representative's Financial Services Committee and the U.S. Senate's… Read More

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