Morning Docket: 10.19.18 | Above the Law

Morning Docket: 10.19.18 | Above the Law

* John Quinn of Quinn Emauel has no plans to step down as managing partner, no plans to retire any time soon, and no desire to do any succession planning (aka “an example of superfluous business school-speak that adds nothing”) for his firm. After all, the business of law “is a pretty dumb business.” [American Lawyer]

* Elon Musk has been sued by a Tesla shareholder in the Delaware Court of Chancery over his “erratic behavior” and the company’s board has been dragged into the suit for their alleged “gross mismanagement” of Musk’s Twitter antics. [Delaware Business Court Insider]

* If you’re in the Los Angeles area and you’re a fan of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, you may want to stop by the Skirball Cultural Center to see its latest museum exhibition, which will be going on until mid-March: “Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.” [Los Angeles Times]

* An expert witness says this Biglaw partner’s deposition tactics and demeanor gave him a health scare. “I felt like a prisoner before a Nazi-administered trial and became seriously concerned and stressed about what was happening.” [Law.com]

* Fix your gaze on this, pre-law students: If you want to learn how you can ace the LSAT, you may want to take a look at this study on eye tracking. [Berkeley News]


Staci ZaretskyStaci Zaretsky is a senior editor at Above the Law, where she’s worked since 2011. She’d love to hear from you, so please feel free to email her with any tips, questions, comments, or critiques. You can follow her on Twitter or connect with her on LinkedIn.



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