When it comes to drawing faith and solace from the headlines, I had thought nothing could top the news that Eliot Spitzer had lost money through Madoff.
But with the recent release of the complete list of Madoff's direct victims by the bankruptcy court, that news has some serious competition:
But fear not: you can't keep a plucky plaintiff's firm down, especially for one of the few instances where the actual conduct outstrips what is usually alleged:
Ironically, the lawyers' former firm, now named Milberg LLP, has been one of the most active plaintiff's firms in rounding up Madoff victims for litigation. It has more than 100 victims already signed up, a spokeswoman says.