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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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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 +

“GDPR Primer for SaaS Companies” at Smithline Training

What should a U.S.-based Software as a Service (SaaS) company know about the E.U. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? Guest instructor Mark Webber provides a general overview of the GDPR, explains how it reaches U.S.-based companies, reviews its key principles and previews common compliance questions SaaS vendors should expect from their E.U.-based customers. Check out […]... MORE +

SF Bar Fixed-Fee Billing Discussion Now Online

Alternative fee arrangements are all the buzz, but very few firms have taken the plunge to drop the billable hour entirely in their engagements with demanding corporate clients. In this OnDemand program from the San Francisco Bar Association, Todd Smithline of Smithline PC and Ryan Tyz of Tyz Law Group cover both the practical and […]... MORE +