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  • Employment Law in California. Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth is proud to report that shareholder Roger M. Mason will present “Employment Law in California: Traps for the Unwary” sponsored by the Bay Area Chapter American Subcontractors Association on May 20, 2014 in San Leandro, California. For more information, please contact Roger M. Mason.

  • 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.

  • Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth congratulates associate Scott A. Mangum for receiving the State Bar of California, Real Property Law Section’s Morning Star Award for young attorneys. Scott accepted the Morning Star Award on May 3, 2014 during the State Bar’s Real Property Law Section Conference. Scott received this award in recognition of his dedication and commitment to excellence in the practice of real estate law.

  • Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth congratulates associate David J. Lee for successfully completing the 2013-2014 Leadership Los Gatos program presented by the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce. The 9-month class offered an in-depth behind-the-scenes look at all aspects of the Town of Los Gatos and its interaction with the surrounding community. For more information about Leadership Los Gatos, please contact David J. Lee.
 

NEWS

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 >>