Former Twitter execs win legal fees of $1.1m from Elon Musk’s X

The former executives argued Twitter violated its own bylaws by refusing to cover the sums even though they were tied to investigations of the social-media platform’s operations

Elon Musk’s X platform has been ordered to pay significant legal fees to former executives. Picture: Win McNamee/Getty Images

X, formerly known as Twitter, must pay $1.1 million in legal fees racked up by a group of the social-media platform’s former top executives, a judge ruled.

Lawyers for the group — led by Parag Agrawal, the ex-Twitter chief executive, and former top lawyer Vijaya Gadde – persuaded Delaware Chancery Court Judge Kathaleen St. J. McCormick on Tuesday that Twitter violated its duties to cover legal expenses generated by their work for the company.

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