Todd Smithline is a principal with Smithline PC, a San Francisco law firm representing software, Internet and digital entertainment companies in their strategic licensing and technology transactions matters. Clients of Smithline PC include Facebook, Trimble, Yahoo! and companies funded by the top venture capital firms in Silicon Valley. Prior to founding the firm, Todd was General Counsel of Marimba, a publicly-traded enterprise software company, and Vice President of Business Affairs & Legal for Shockwave.com. Todd began his career an associate with Latham & Watkins and then Gunderson Dettmer. Todd received his BA, cum laude, from Tufts University and his JD from UCLA School of Law.