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Re: Question to all candidates: Ongoing/future legal projects

Hi Felix (and others),

If you feel like it's appropriate, I'd appreciate hearing more details
on debian-private.


On Thu, 2022-03-17 at 09:16 -0700, Felix Lechner wrote:
> Hi Molly,
> On Thu, Mar 17, 2022 at 8:15 AM Molly dB <deblanc@riseup.net> wrote:
> > 
> > In November 2021, it was discussed in debian-private that a team
> > from
> > Debian had been working with a lawyer for a while. (Not sharing
> > details: issues remain ongoing.) How would you transition into
> > taking
> > on this particular responsibility and similar longer running issues
> > should they arise in the future?
> I do not think anyone can answer topics from -private on this public
> mailing list without breaching project rules, but I'll try to
> alleviate your concern in a general way.
> After graduating from Harvard, I left engineering and entered a
> career
> in commercial real estate, where I remain licensed. For twenty years,
> I have helped clients achieve their objectives. While I have no legal
> training, an average transaction requires me to read between 100 and
> 6,000 pages of newly drafted and existing documents. (My total
> transaction volume is about $2.5 billion to date.) I am good with
> foreseeing conflict and proposing solutions to parties who have
> opposing interests. In short, I negotiate for a living.
> Compromise is my life.
> As for the situation from November 2021, I have a plan that I believe
> will work. If elected, I will not hesitate to implement it. For
> future
> challenges, I'd have to see what they are.
> Thank you for your question!
> Kind regards,
> Felix Lechner

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