Bankruptcy Judge Bernstein To Take Over Madoff Case

Law360, New York (January 14, 2014, 12:07 PM EST) -- The seemingly endless Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC wind-down is being handed to U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stuart M. Bernstein following the unexpected death of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Burton Lifland, who had overseen the case for the past several years, a court official said Tuesday.

The remaining cases Judge Lifland was working on will be split up among the other judges at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Additionally, the court soon will bring on U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert E. Grossman...
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