Perelman’s daughter wins $ten.6M in lawful fees in ‘near historic’ trial

Samantha Perelman may have misplaced her $600 million lawsuit against her uncle for her share of the family’s Hudson Information fortune, but she received a whopping $10.6 million in lawful expenses.
Samantha, daughter of billionaire Ron Perelman and late New York Post gossip columnist Claudia Cohen, enlisted 38 men and women at almost 4 regulation firms to function “around the clock” from April 2012 to December 2014.
Samantha had accused her late mother’s brother James Cohen of pressuring his ailing father, Robert ­Cohen, to disinherit her.
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Samantha dropped the case, but New Jersey Excellent Courtroom Judge Estela De La Cruz located that Samantha, 24, “had reasonable lead to for suspicion of undue influence.” The choose sliced Samantha’s $22 million fee ask for in fifty percent, but also tossed out James’ desire that she get absolutely nothing for the “sheer outrageousness” of the ask for.
De La Cruz explained that charge was reasonable because Samantha’s lawyers spared no expense for the “all-out war” of a trial and remaining “no stone unturned.” She extra that the trial’s period, six month, was almost historic and has “few parallels” in the court’s existence.
The premier payout, much more than $7 million, will go to Samantha’s demo lawyer, Edward Friedman, and his regulation firm Friedman Kaplan.