Bloomberg Law
April 18, 2022, 10:55 AM

Perelman Taps Mueller Deputy Weissmann as Lawyers Exit Empire

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

Lawyers are leaving Ronald Perelman’s shrinking empire, including Revlon Inc., as legal power consolidates around Andrew Weissmann, the former Justice Department official who aided Robert Mueller III’s election interference probe.

MacAndrews & Forbes Inc., Perelman’s privately held holding company, saw chief legal officer Shiri Ben-Yishai and general counsel Timothy Martin depart in January for new roles at Fanatics Holdings Inc. and Kaplan Hecker & Fink, respectively.

At Revlon, where Perelman has a controlling stake, general counsel Cari Robinson stepped down Feb. 1. SIGA Technologies Inc., a developer of antiviral therapeutics also controlled by Perelman, disclosed last month that chief ...

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