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AGREEMENT FOR SPECIAL SERVICES <br /> This Agreement is entered into between the law firm of LIEBERT CASSIDY <br /> WHITMORE, A Professional Corporation ("Attorney"), and the CITY OF RANCHO <br /> PALOS VERDES, A Municipal Corporation ("City"). <br /> 1. Conditions <br /> This Agreement will not take effect, and Attorney will have no obligation to <br /> provide services, until City returns a properly signed and executed copy of this <br /> Agreement. <br /> 2. Attorney's Services <br /> Attorney agrees to provide City with consulting, representational and legal <br /> services pertaining to employment relations matters, including representation in <br /> negotiations and in administrative and court proceedings, as requested by City or <br /> otherwise required by law. <br /> 3. Fees, Costs, Expenses <br /> City agrees to pay Attorney the sums billed monthly for time spent by Attorney in <br /> providing the services, including reasonable travel time. <br /> The current range of hourly rates for Attorney time is from One Hundred Eighty <br /> to Three Hundred Dollars ($180.00 - $300.00), and from One Hundred Five to One <br /> Hundred Forty Dollars ($105.00 - $140.00) for time of paraprofessional staff. Peter <br /> Brown's current hourly rate is $300.00. Attorney reviews its hourly rates on an annual <br /> basis and, if appropriate, adjusts them effective July 1. Attorney will provide the City <br /> with written notification of any adjustment in the range of rates. Attorneys and <br /> paraprofessional staff bill their time in minimum units of one-tenth of an hour. <br /> 642836.1 RA025-001 1 <br />