Perelman’s daughter wins $10.6M in authorized costs in ‘near historic’ trial

Samantha Perelman could have lost her $600 million lawsuit towards her uncle for her share of the family’s Hudson News fortune, but she received a whopping $ten.six million in lawful charges.
Samantha, daughter of billionaire Ron Perelman and late New York Submit gossip columnist Claudia Cohen, enlisted 38 folks at practically 4 regulation firms to work “around the clock” from April 2012 to December 2014.
Samantha experienced accused her late mother’s brother James Cohen of pressuring his ailing father, Robert ­Cohen, to disinherit her.
Samantha lost the circumstance, but New Jersey Excellent Court docket Judge Estela De La Cruz found that Samantha, 24, “had reasonable result in for suspicion of undue affect.” The choose sliced Samantha’s $22 million payment request in 50 percent, but also tossed out James’ demand from customers that she get practically nothing for the “sheer outrageousness” of the ask for.
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De La Cruz stated that charge was reasonable since Samantha’s attorneys spared no expense for the “all-out war” of a trial and still left “no stone unturned.” She added that the trial’s length, 6 month, was practically historic and has “few parallels” in the court’s existence.
The greatest payout, far more than $7 million, will go to Samantha’s demo legal professional, Edward Friedman, and his law organization Friedman Kaplan.