Madoff In-Law Joins Chorus Asking To Move Clawback Suits

Law360, New York (April 10, 2012, 6:32 PM EDT) -- A former daughter-in-law of Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff on Monday asked to move a trustee's clawback suit against her to federal district court, joining hundreds of defendants in similar actions who have argued that the trustee's claims don't belong in front of a bankruptcy judge.

Deborah Madoff, who faces claims along with her two children, argued in a motion to move the case that the trustee's claims involve heavy interpretation of the federal Securities Investor Protection Act, which merits consideration by an outside court because it...
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Case Information

Case Title

Irving H. Picard v. Deborah Madoff et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Bankruptcy Withdrawal


Jed S. Rakoff

Date Filed

April 9, 2012

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