"Well, wait a minute. We already have you. We have Ian. We have Scott. We have James. What more do we need to add more to our legal services budget, which looks awfully bloated."
"There are current counsels within the UC and Stanford and USC that ought to be taking care of this for their grantees."According to the transcript, Trounson replied,
"Well, they're not – you know, this is not being taken care of in a way which is -- which is -- which is reasonable to the organization here. and I think it's putting the organization at risk...."
(An earlier version of this item said incorrectly said that CIRM would have six lawyers on staff next year.)