Events

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

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

Orange County partners Genevieve Walser-Jolly and Scott J. Hyman addressed the Corporate Counsel Section of the Orange County Bar Association on February 8, 2022 regarding, "The Impact of CPRA and Cyber Attacks on Vendor Management as We Look Toward 2023".  For information on this presentation, Genevieve at grw@severson.com or Scott at sjh@severson.com Read More

Investigating and Resolving Harassment and Discrimination Complaints in California: A Two-Part Webinar Series Register at: www.eventbrite.com/e/179572384837 Part 1: Best Practices for Conducting Internal Workplace Investigations Date: November 10, 2021 Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Cost : $50 Approved for two hours MCLE; completion certificate provided for HR credit. Panelists: Branden Butler, Assistant Deputy Director of Education and Outreach, DFEH… Read More

Webinar Information Date: July 27, 2021 Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m. ET Speakers:  Laszlo Ladi, Esq. and J. Owen Campbell, Esq. Program Summary: We have all known that the 2020 and 2021 hiatus in mortgage litigation could not last. The question is how to plan for, respond to and resolve the likely pandemic of litigation to come. Some of issues that will… Read More

Jury Trials & Consumer Financial Services Cases Date July 22, 2021 Time 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT Speakers Mark D. Lonergan, Esq. and Mark I. Wraight, Esq. Program Summary What strategies do trial lawyers use in selectingjurors and presenting the bank’s case at trial in order to increase the likelihood of a successful outcome? Mark Lonergan and Mark Wraight… Read More

Attorneys from Severson & Werson’s Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Group went all-in for this year’s Data Privacy Day 2020. In the Firm’s San Francisco office, Joseph Guzzetta (CIPP/US; CIPP/E) and Evelina Manukyan (CIPP/US; CIPP/E) passed their Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).   In the Firm’s Orange County office, Genevieve Walser-Jolly (CIPP/US),… Read More

Scott J. Hyman of the Firm's Orange County Office was interviewed by the Auto Finance Excellence and cited in an article entitled " Unpacking California's New Privacy Regulation:  Issues Lenders Need to Know" in the California Consumer Privacy Act and cybersecurity issues facing Automobile Finance Companies.  AutoFinanceExcellence is a project of the Auto Finance News. The legislation gives California consumers… Read More

Austin Kenney and Genevieve Walser-Jolly spoke at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Consumer Vehicle Lessors in Providence, RI on September 16, 2019. Their presentation, entitled “Consumer Privacy in the New Mobility Ecosystem,” addressed data privacy concerns posed by connected vehicles and best practices for privacy policies and notices to consumers in this space. Read More

Severson & Werson is proud to have sponsored the CCFL - Conference on Consumer Finance Law's Spring Conference at Loyola University Chicago School of Law in Chicago, IL on May 30-31. 2019. Members Rhonda L. Nelson, Mark Lonergan, and Scott J. Hyman, were on panels discussing Trying a Consumer Case, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and Class Action developments respectively.… Read More

Member Eryk Gettell will be speaking at the America's Claims Executive Leadership Forum & Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 24, 2019. His panel is Consider your Options: Avoiding Litigation with Mediation. The other speakers on the panel are Ikram Addus (Director of Property Claims at Union Standard Insurance Group) and Cassandra S. Franklin of JAMS.   Contact Eryk… Read More

Please join us in congratulating Genevieve Walser-Jolly, our new Member-in-Charge of S&W’s Orange County Office.  She will present on the new California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 at NRMLA’s Western Regional Meeting on March 25 in Huntington Beach, CA and at the ABA 2019 Spring Business Law meeting in Vancouver, BC on March 27. https://www.nrmlaonline.org/ Read More

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