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Study on Disruption in Legal Practice Highlights Smithline PC

An extensive survey from U.C. Hastings on New Models of Legal Practice highlights Smithline PC’s subscription and practice approach as “the single most innovative” among new model firms. The study explores the creative new ways Smithline and other firms are delivering legal services across the United States and Canada. Professor Joan Williams of the WorkLifeLaw Center conducted the study of over 50 firms from 2012-2015. See below for excerpts mentioning Smithline PC.  You may also download the full report.

Disruptive Innovation in<br /> Legal Practice Study - Smithline PC Excerpts 2015 (Short)

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Todd Smithline Speaking at Copyright Society on PUBG Case

Todd Smithline will be joining the Copyright Society of Northern California’s panel on “Copyright and Video Game Clones: Battle Royale of the Battles Royale” on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Kilpatrick and Townsend at Noon. More information here.... MORE +

Important Change to MongoDB’s Open Source License

Many of you may be using MongoDB’s open source Community Server database somewhere in your operations or products. A recent announcement and license switch by MongoDB may affect you, so please review the following carefully. Old Reality: MongoDB under AGPL Historically, MongoDB was licensed under the GNU Affero General Public License (“AGPL”). The AGPL is a […]... MORE +

Welcome Loretta Lau!

We are pleased to announce that Loretta Lau has joined the firm as an Associate. Loretta joins us from Kirkland & Ellis. Loretta has a BA from the University of Michigan and a JD from New York University School of Law. For more information about Loretta, please see her bio here.... MORE +