Breaking News...[UPDATE2] Tesla's General Counsel Jon Sobel Resigned in December 2009* - Tesla Files $100M IPO
[UPDATE2] Did Chaosunplugged cause Geeknet's (LNUX) Former President, Group Media, Jonathan Sobel's [abrupt] departure from Tesla?
Tesla Motors has just registered with the SEC for a $100M IPO...it's S-1 Registration Statement states in multiple footnotes that "...Mr. Sobel resigned as our General Counsel in December 2009...". Sobel's base salary for 2009 was $300,000, and was granted 400,000 shares on October 21, 2009.
*Sobel abruptly left Geeknet on September 25th, 2009 to join Tesla Motors as their General Counsel. Sobel announced his pending departure on August 31st.**
** (August 31) Breaking News...SourceForge, Inc.(LNUX) Announces Departure of Jon Sobel, Group President, Media. SEC FORM 8K filed August 30th, 2009