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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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Fixed-Fee Billing Panel at SF Bar Association (Friday 12/1)

Fixed-Fee Billing for Sophisticated Legal Services 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. This presentation will cover both the practical and legal aspects of using fixed-fee subscription pricing for sophisticated transactional and litigation services. […]... MORE +

Welcome Andrew Rogers

We are pleased to announce that Andrew Rogers has joined the firm as an Associate. Andrew joins us from Sullivan & Cromwell where he was a corporate associate. Andrew is a graduate of The Ohio State University and Northwestern University School of Law. For more information about Andrew, please see his bio here.... MORE +

Todd Smithline Speaking at SF Bar Association on Video Game Law

Todd Smithline will be speaking on the latest developments in video game law at the Bar Association of San Francisco on Thursday, August 24th, 2017. The panel is being moderated by Sonali Maitra of Durie Trangri and the other panelists are Hiro Tachibana,Vice President and General Counsel at Capcom and Rob McHenry, Associate General Counsel […]... MORE +