Attorney at Law
"Hardworking! He did significant research to provide guidance on a tight deadline."
Prior to forming the Law Offices of Seth W. Wiener, Mr. Wiener worked as a commercial litigator at several prominent Bay Area law firms, including, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C. and LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae LLP. Representative matters that he… read more handled at those firms include the following reported Boghos v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s of London, 36 Cal. 4th 495, 30 Cal. Rptr. 3d 787, 115 P.3d 68 (Cal. Sup. Ct. 2005) (insurance companies entitled to compel arbitration of claims arising under a disability policy);State of Nevada v. Pioneer Companies, Inc., 245 F. Supp. 1120 (D. Nev. 2003) (granting motion to dismiss an interpleader action brought by the State of Nevada);Aquila, Inc. v. Superior Court, 148 Cal. App. 4th 556, 55 Cal. Rptr. 3d 803 (Cal. Ct. App. 2007) (granting motion to quash service for lack of personal jurisdiction). In the past two years, Mr. Wiener has successfully tried five cases to verdict.
Mr. Wiener received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with First Class Honors from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, in May 1996. While at McGill University, Mr. Wiener tutored learning disabled children and counseled outpatient schizophrenics. Mr. Wiener was awarded his Juris Doctorate by the Columbia University School of Law in New York City, in May 1999. Mr. Wiener was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar at Columbia University School of Law, and served as a Writing & Research Editor on the Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems.
Mr. Wiener was admitted to the California State Bar on December 6, 1999, and is admitted to all California state courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and all of the United States District Courts for California.
- Appellate Litigation
- Breach of Contract
- Cease & Desist Letter
- Demand Letter
- Product Liability
- Settlement Agreement
- Other Lawsuits & Disputes Matter
- Benefits & Compensation
- Contractor Agreement
- Contractor Termination
- Employee Handbook
- Employee Stock Option Plan
- Employee Termination
- Employment Agreement
- Employment Policies & Procedures
- Equity Compensation
- Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement
- Labor Litigation
- Non-Compete Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Employment)
- Severance Agreement
- Worker's Compensation Claims
- Workplace Harassment & Discrimination Claims
- Other Labor & Employment Matter
- Buying & Selling Commercial Real Estate
- Buying & Selling Residential Real Estate
- Commercial Lease
- Construction Contract
- Home Owner Associations
- Property Management Contract
- Purchase & Sale Agreement (Commercial)
- Real Estate Financing
- Real Estate Foreclosure
- Real Estate Investment Compliance
- Real Estate LLC
- Real Estate Litigation
- Residential Lease
- Tenant Dispute
- Tenant Eviction
- Zoning, Planning & Land Use
- Other Real Estate Matter
"very knowledgeable and straightforward"
"Seth could improve in dis due diligence before giving advice."
"Incredibly fast response time, very knowledgable on up-to-date on court rulings, does not engage in the use of boilerplate language, and very helpful overall. I've been using Seth for several years now."
"Seth was able to help bring my dispute to a resolution with a positive conclusion through the legal means to help pressure the defendant with having to show up in court."
"Knowledgeable, quick on tight deadlines, and pleasant to work with"
"Response Time Fast and helpful"
Law Offices of Seth W. Wiener
Principal - Commercial Litigation
Dec 2007 - Present
Seth W. Wiener is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer. He has handled and successfully resolved a myriad of federal and state litigations and alternative dispute resolution matters, including antitrust, contract, construction, employment, fraud, insurance coverage, intellectual property, product liability, real property, tort, and unfair competition claims.
LEBOEUF, LAMB, GREENE & MACRAE LLP (NOW DEWEY & LEBOEUF LLP)
Jan 2001 - Dec 2007
Sep 1999 - Jan 2001