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Brian L. Schorr

Brian L. Schorr

Trian Fund Management, L.P.
Chief Legal Officer & Partner
New York, NY, USA

Mr. Schorr is a Partner and has been Chief Legal Officer and a member of the investment team of Trian Fund Management, L.P. (Trian Partners) since November 2005.  Mr. Schorr serves as chief legal strategist and oversees Trian Partners’ legal matters. Trian Partners is an alternative investment management firm based in New York City.  Trian Partners manages capital for institutional investors, including pension plans, endowments/foundations, banks, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, funds of funds and family offices.  Trian is an active and engaged shareowner that seeks to work closely with the management and boards of directors of those companies in which it invests to enhance shareholder value through a combination of strategic redirection, improved operational execution, more efficient capital allocation and stronger focus.  Trian’s Legal Department has been named by The Legal 500 (GC Powerlist) as one of the most influential and innovative in-house legal teams in the United States (2015). From June 1994 through June 2007, he served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Triarc Companies, Inc.  (now known as The Wendy’s Company), a NYSE listed company with multiple operating businesses.  Prior to joining Triarc, Mr. Schorr was a partner of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, which he joined in 1982, specializing in mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation and corporate finance.  Mr. Schorr received a J.D. from the New York University School of Law and a B.A., magna cum laude, with honors and an M.A. from Wesleyan University.  Mr. Schorr is a Trustee of the New York University School of Law, a Trustee Emeritus of Wesleyan University, Vice President and a Director of The Bronx High School of Science Endowment Fund, Inc., a Director of Lawyers for Children, Inc. and the former Chair of the Corporation Law Committee of The Association of the Bar of the City of New York.  Mr. Schorr was the Co-Chair of the Joint Bar Association Drafting Committee of the New York Limited Liability Company Law and is the author of Schorr on New York Limited Liability Companies & Partnerships.

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