Umberg/Zipser LLP (U/Z) partner Todd Smith, joined by Klein & Wilson partner Michael LeBoff, will present “Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls and Legal Malpractice When Representing Banks and Financial Services Companies” at the Orange County Bar Association’s (OCBA) Banking and Lending Section meeting on March 17, 2020. Todd will discuss practical steps that attorneys representing banks and financial services companies can take to avoid being on the wrong end of a legal malpractice lawsuit. The program will also cover what to do if you do find yourself facing a legal malpractice claim. Learn more here: ocbar.org/Calendar
Todd Smith’s practice focuses on complex business litigation in state and federal courts, including defending lawyers and law firms in legal malpractice actions. He also represents companies and individuals in partnership disputes, shareholder and derivative litigation, breach of contract and fiduciary duty claims, financial services litigation, real estate disputes, protection of intellectual property rights, trade secrets, and unfair competition claims.