Bloomberg Law
March 1, 2019, 12:06 AM

Elon Musk Switches Lawyers While Facing SEC Contempt Motion

Bob Van Voris
Bob Van Voris
Bloomberg News

Elon Musk, who faces an SEC request that a judge find him in contempt of court for his tweets, seems to be switching legal horses in midstream.

Lawyers with the Los Angeles law firm Hueston Hennigan LLP will take over from Williams & Connolly, the white-shoe Washington firm that had been representing the Tesla Inc. CEO in the SEC’s case, lawyers from both firms said in a court filing Thursday.

The Hueston Hennigan team, led by former Enron prosecutor John C. Hueston, will have to meet a March 11 deadline to file papers opposing the SEC request. A ruling finding ...

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