"There are more pompous, arrogant, self-centered, mediocre-type people running corporate America who should be sent on some postal route delivering mail. I know - their judgments and misjudgments have made me rich."---------Joseph D. Jamail Jr.., lawyer representing Pennzoil Company, who won a $10.5 billion judgment against Texaco Inc., which a jury found had improperly persuaded Getty Oil Company to renege on a Pennzoil merger.
Monday, March 2, 2009
When mediocrity makes lawyers rich
MANY YEARS AGO I clipped a quotation from some publication and pasted it in my telephone/address book. Rereading it today, I've decided to share it in light of the worsening economy: