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  • Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth is pleased to announce that shareholder Roger M. Mason will present at the Prevailing Wage Law in California seminar on May 21, 2014 in San Francisco, California. The course will cover the prevailing wage components of many public work projects and provide practice guidance necessary to comply with prevailing wage law and avoid penalties and costly litigation. For more information, please contact Roger M. Mason.

  • Effective January 1, 2014, minimum wage employees who work in San Jose will receive a 15 cent per hour raise. Under the San Jose Minimum Wage Initiative approved by San Jose voters in 2013, the minimum wage will increase from $10.00 to $10.15 per hour. The law applies to most San Jose employers and to some employers outside the city limits when they do business in San Jose. For more information, please contact shareholder Roger M. Mason.


SMWB Wins Groundbreaking Internet Libel Victory, Rendering Statute Unconstitutional.

In 2012, SMWB won dismissal of Summit Bank’s internet libel case against SMWB’s client, resulting in dismissal of the case and full reimbursement of the client’s attorney’s fees. Additionally, as a result of SMWB’s efforts, California’s criminal bank libel statute (Cal. Fin. Code 1327) was rendered unconstitutional. Summit Bank v. Robert Rogers, (Cal. App. Ct. 2012) 206 Cal. App. 4th 669; 142 Cal. Rptr. 3d 40; 2012 Cal. App. LEXIS 633. Read more >>

SMWB Successfully Defends Silicon Valley Executives

At a bench trial, Sweeney Mason Wilson & Bosomworth successfully defends Silicon Valley executives accused of securities fraud by former investor. Read more >>

SMWB Successfully Resolves Fraud Claims, Resulting In $1,000,000 Settlement

In December, 2011, Joseph M. Sweeney, Kurt E. Wilson and Scott A. Mangum successfully mediated a matter in which their clients, a local businessman and his company, received a $1,000,000 settlement. Read more >>