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Prominent Madoff Victim Atty Had Client Conflicts, Trust Says

Law360, New York (November 29, 2017, 8:32 PM EST) -- Members of a family trust sued by the Madoff trustee alleged in a federal suit filed Wednesday in New York that their attorney swindled them and other clients by representing Madoff victims with competing interests and lying about the trustee's willingness to settle.

In a proposed class action, co-trustees of the Florence Shulman Pourover Trust accused attorney Helen Chaitman of Chaitman LLP of bilking “hundreds of thousands of dollars (if not more) from each of her net winner clients” by discouraging them from settling Madoff trustee...
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Case Information

Case Title

Shulman v. Chaitman LLP et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Victor Marrero

Date Filed

November 29, 2017

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