Chobani CEO Digs In Against Ex-Wife's $530M Ownership Suit

Law360, New York (October 10, 2012, 3:04 PM EDT) -- The billionaire CEO of yogurt company Chobani Inc. indicated in a Wednesday court filing that his newly hired Kirkland & Ellis LLP defense team will mount a full-on defense against his former wife's $530 million suit claiming she owns a significant share of the company.

The filing, which hinted Hamdi Ulukaya intends to target New York City doctor Ayse Giray's status as a shareholder in Chobani’s predecessor company, came a day after court filings showed he had hired a commercial litigation defense team from Kirkland &...
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