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Alternative Fee Arrangements

Date: Thursday, December 19th 2013
Time: 3-5pm
Location: World Trade Center Mezzanine Room, Building 2, 26 SW Salmon, Portland

Credit Type(s): General Credit, Practical Skills

Are you wondering how contingent, flat, and everything-in-between alternative fee arrangements (AFAs) could fit your practice?  Hear from in-house and outside civil counsel, an ethics expert, and a criminal practitioner about how to price and document your AFA. Our speakers are David Wang, in-house counsel, Vestas Wind Systems, Marc Alifanz, in-house counsel, Knowledge Universe (Kindercare), Dayna Underhill, Partner, Hinshaw & Culbertson, Kieran Curley, Managing Partner, Miller Nash, and Richard Oberdorfer, Owner, Oberdorfer Law Firm LLC.

In this seminar, you will learn:

  • Ethics traps to avoid with AFAs
  • What in-house counsel are looking for in AFAs both transactional and litigation 
  • How to price AFAs in both simple and complex matters, and "expect the unexpected"
  • How to make a contractual or statutory fee claim with an AFA in place


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