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Musk, Twitter Shareholder Spar Over Scrapped $44 Billion Deal

Sept. 19, 2022, 5:59 PM

An attorney for Elon Musk urged a Delaware judge Monday to throw out a Twitter Inc. investor’s lawsuit over his busted $44 billion deal for the social media giant, while counsel for the shareholder leading the case insisted it has merit independent of the high-profile litigation between Musk and the company.

Musk lawyer Edward B. Micheletti of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP squared off against Michael Hanrahan of Prickett, Jones & Elliott PA before Chancellor Kathaleen St. Jude McCormick, the Delaware Chancery Court’s chief judge, who’s set to preside over a trial next month of Twitter’s claims against ...