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Lawyers Lose Out on Millions in Twitter-Musk Legal Fees

  • Columbia professor saw potential for $1 billion to be spent
  • Some top tier attorneys charge as much as $1,700 an hour
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Why Musk Gave Up the Fight Against Buying Twitter

Not everyone’s a winner in Elon Musk’s decision to go through with the Twitter Inc. deal.

Consider the dozens of lawyers who were preparing to spar at a trial over whether the world’s richest person could walk away from the buyout -- and stood to earn millions of dollars doing it.