Lyrissa Lidsky, dean at the University of Missouri School of Law, who has publicly chronicled her fight with breast cancer, including on Twitter.
Carmelo Chimera, staff lawyer at McGuireWoods who owns a comic book store that he’s giving away to the person writing the best essay about what makes a good comic book shop.
Carolyn Frantz, former deputy general counsel at Microsoft Corp., who has joined Orrick’s Supreme Court and appellate practice group as senior counsel in Seattle.
Paul Blankenstein, former of counsel at Gibson Dunn who has joined plaintiffs firm Sanford Heisler as head of its financial services litigation practice. Gibson Dunn is defense counsel in suits alleging gender discrimination brought by Sanford Heisler.
Joe Tiano, CEO of Legal Decoder, on describing his clients’ reactions when he was in private practice to his inability, due to a lack of artificial intelligence, to provide a solid estimate of how much a merger or acquisition would cost the company.


A law dean’s fight against cancer led to a memorable quote this week, as did one law firm associate’s plan to give away his comic book store. Here’s a roundup of these and other top quotes from news in the legal industry this week.