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.
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 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.
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 at Zynga. More information here.