- Exit and Succession Planning Panel. Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth is pleased to announce that shareholder Bradley D. Bosomworth will participate in a lunch & learn panel presentation at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara on September 30, 2015 from 11:00 am – 2:30 pm. The presenters will collaborate to help business owners navigate the challenges, avoid common pitfalls and understand the options available when exiting a company. For more information or to RSVP for the event, please contact Mr. Bosomworth here.
- Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth is proud to announce the recent publication of “Contractors: Protect Your Company from Costly Class Action Wage and Hour Lawsuits” authored by Shareholder Roger M. Mason for The United Contractors Magazine (August 2015). The article details the alarming rise of class action wage and hour lawsuits in California and summarizes the policies and procedures that can help employers prevent costly lawsuits. An electronic copy of the magazine can be found here.
- Recent Private Equity Transactions. Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth congratulates the firm’s corporate group, led by shareholder Bradley D. Bosomworth, with the recent closing of two private equity transactions. For the first transaction, SMWB represented a Member of a manufacturer and distributer of consumer beauty products in the sale of all its equity interests with a total enterprise value of $23.4 million. For the second transaction, SMWB represented an integrated demand marketing agency in the sale and contribution of its assets for a contribution value / purchase price of $11.7 million. Both transactions closed in March, 2015.
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 >>