W. Richard Smith, Jr.
2660 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite 224
Alpharetta, Georgia 30022
(678) 352-1003
rick@smithtechlaw.com

 EXPERIENCE          SmithTechLaw (2003 to present)  Alpharetta, Georgia.
                                King & Spalding (1997-2003)   Atlanta, Georgia.
                                Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher (1986-1997)  Irvine, California.

 EDUCATION            Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia.
                                Juris Doctorate, With Distinction, Top 10% of Class, 1985.
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Founding-Editor-in-Chief - Emory International Law Review.
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Editorial Board Member - Emory Law Journal.
                              
                                 University Of Virginia,
Charlottesville, Virginia.
                                 Bachelor of Science in Commerce, 1982.
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Double concentration in Finance and MIS.
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Echols Scholar.

PROFESSIONAL             Member of the State Bars of California and Georgia since 1986.

Technology Licensing.  Representation of clients in technology licensing, development, outsourcing, strategic alliances, distribution and marketing matters.  Extensive experience in the area of software licensing.
  
 Business and Corporate.  Representation of clients in general business and corporate transactions, especially business contracts.  Extensive experience in contract matters.