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ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth is proud to announce the recent publication of two articles, “Change Orders –The Bane of All Subcontractors” and “California Prompt Payment Statutes (or Maybe Not),” authored by Shareholder Joseph M. Sweeney and Associate Scott A. Mangum for The Contractor’s Compass (June 2015), the official educational journal of the American Subcontractors Association. An electronic copy of the articles 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. 

  • New Attorney Announcement. Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth is pleased to announce that Dara Ashrafi and Timothy Sweeney have joined the firm as associate attorneys. Dara and Tim graduated in 2014 from Santa Clara University School of Law and Marquette University Law School, respectively, and recently passed the California bar exam in November, 2014. Dara and Tim bring practical skills and an enthusiasm for the law that will have an immediate and positive impact on the firm, its clients and the community.

 

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 >>