“In addition to becoming the youngest woman [to] win tenure at Harvard, running Michael Dukakis’ presidential campaign, writing more than half a dozen books… [and] commentary for Fox News, Susan Estrich has, since 2008, been a partner at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, the law firm defending Samsung in Apple’s multibillion dollar patent infringement suit,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt reports for Fortune.

“On Tuesday, according to Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal’s official court minutes, she and another Quinn lawyer represented Samsung at a hearing about which side deleted what e-mail evidence and when,” P.E.D. reports. “Only trouble is, although Estrich is a Professor of Law at the University of Southern California Law School, court records do not show that is certified to practice law in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California… Judge Grewal has given Samsung until 5 p.m. to clear the matter up.”

More info and links in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]