- NECA Mechanics Lien Presentation. Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth is happy to announce that Shareholders Joseph Sweeney and Scott Mangum will be presenting a mechanics lien seminar on May 11, 2017 before the Santa Clara Valley Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (“NECA”). The seminar will focus on collection remedies available to subcontractors including mechanics liens, stop notice rights and payment bond claims, as well as updates in the law for 2017.
- Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth is proud to announce that shareholder Roger Mason has been elected to the United Contractors Board of Directors for 2017. Roger brings to the Board 33 years of experience as an attorney representing contractors in the areas of labor/management relations, withdrawal liability, prevailing wages, wage and hour law, and employment law, including preventing/litigating sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation claims. Congratulations Roger!
- New Attorney Announcement. Sweeney, Mason, Wilson & Bosomworth is pleased to announce that, in December 2016, Matthew J. Wendt joined the firm as an associate attorney. Matt represents and advises clients in a variety of practice areas including Civil Litigation, Real Estate Law, Construction Law, Labor and Employment Law, and General Corporate and Business Law disputes. He has represented clients in all facets of litigation through trial or settlement at other leading Silicon Valley law firms. He serves his community as a Commissioner on the Parks and Recreation Commission and member of the General Plan Advisory Committee for the City of Morgan Hill.
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 >>