Bloomberg Law
Feb. 20, 2019, 1:47 PM

Musk Missteps Dredged Up With Lawyer’s Exit, Misfired Tweet (1)

Dana Hull
Dana Hull
Bloomberg News

The miscues that made 2018 an agonizing year for Elon Musk are back.

Tesla Inc. announced its general counsel is leaving Feb. 20, two months after hiring him in the wake of Musk’s run-in with U.S. securities regulators. Hours before that news, the chief executive officer was sending tweets reminiscent of those that put him and the company in legal jeopardy last year.

Dane Butswinkas, the trial lawyer who represented Musk in his legal battle with the Securities and Exchange Commission, is leaving due to a poor cultural fit at Tesla and the desire to return full-time to his trial ...

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