Madoff Victims Decry Bid For $35M In Attys' Fees

Law360, New York (September 2, 2010, 6:29 PM EDT) -- Investors with notorious Ponzi schemer Bernard L. Madoff are rising up in protest against bankruptcy trustee Irving J. Picard and his firm Baker & Hostetler LLP's latest fee requests, saying the combined $34.6 million sought is out of the question.

Helen Davis Chaitman of Becker & Poliakoff LLP lodged an objection to the trustee and Baker Hostetler's fourth interim fee requests on Thursday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of Diane and Roger Peskin, Maureen Ebel, and “several...
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