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Won Summary Judgment for Trustees of Mark Hughes Trust in Surcharge Action

Won summary judgment in favor of the trustees of the Mark Hughes Family Trust in an action to remove and surcharge the trustees based on allegations that the trustees exploited the trust's majority ownership in Herbalife International to enrich and entrench themselves with golden parachutes, poison pills and other similar antitakeover devices. Obtained affirmance on appeal. In a separate appeal, also obtained affirmance on behalf of the trustees of an order approving a transaction implementing a tax strategy that saved the trust more than $150 million in estate taxes.