Alternative Fee Arrangements
Date: Thursday, December 19th 2013
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