Emily Guttenberg Joins Smithline PC as an Associate
We are pleased to announce that Emily Guttenberg has joined the firm as an Associate. Emily joins us from Morrison & Foerster. Emily has a BA from UCLA and a JD from UC Berkeley School of Law. For more information about Emily, please see her bio here.
SF Bar Fixed-Fee Billing Program 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 legal aspects of using fixed-fee subscription pricing for sophisticated transactional and litigation services. Watch the program to learn how to move from the billable hour to fixed-fee relationships with your clients.
• What’s a true fixed fee and how is it better than the billable hour?
• How do you set and adjust the fee?
• What are the impacts on employee and client satisfaction?
• Are there any limitations on fixed fees under the California Rules of Professional Conduct?
Todd Smithline, Managing Principal, Smithline PC
Ryan Tyz, Founder, Tyz Law Group
California MCLE Credits: 1 Hour
Watch the OnDemand Program
Todd Smithline Teaching Video Game Law at Berkeley Law School
For the ninth year, Todd Smithline is teaching Video Game Law at U.C. Berkeley (Boalt) School of Law in Spring 2018. More information here.
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.