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.


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Consumer Finance

Superior Court (Pa.) Confirms Propriety of Automobile Post-Repossession Notice under UCC Safe Harbor

D’Happart v. First Commonwealth Bank, 2022 PA Super 132, 2022 Pa. Super. LEXIS 328 (No. 580 WDA 2021 August 5, 2022) , Judge Bender affirmed the Court of Common Pleas finding against a consumer who challenged the application of the…


California Appellate Tracker

Dep’t of Fair Emp’t & Hous. v. Cisco Sys., Inc., No. H048910, 2022 Cal. App. LEXIS 687 (Ct. App. Aug. 5, 2022)

Following EEOC v. Waffle House Inc. (2002) 122 S.Ct. 754, this decision holds that the DFEH cannot be compelled to arbitrate even though the employees, whom it alleges were illegally discriminated against, all signed arbitration agreements.


News, Publications & Events

First Cohort of 26 Midsize Firms Announced as Mansfield Rule Certified in Inaugural Midsize Law Firm Pilot

– 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.…