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The United States Trustee Program (USTP) is a litigating component of the Department of Justice whose mission is to promote the integrity and efficiency of the bankruptcy system for the benefit of all stakeholders, debtors, creditors, and the public. As a national program with 21 regions consisting of 90 field offices, the USTP has broad administrative, regulatory, and enforcement authorities in bankruptcy cases.
- Provide outreach to other interested constituents and those involved in the bankruptcy systems such as the bankruptcy court, the bar, other federal and state agencies, including public speaking and conducting training, as appropriate;
- Oversee and assist in difficult, complex, or precedent-setting bankruptcy cases and in developing and implementing civil enforcement and litigation strategies to address fraud and abuse identified in bankruptcy cases;
- Participate or provide oversight in all appellate matters before the Bankruptcy Court Appellate Panel (if applicable), the United States District Court, and the United States Courts of Appeal;
- Supervise and manage a staff of trial attorneys, auditors, paralegals, and support staff, including assigning and monitoring work at the office and regional level in accordance with principles of shared staffing and functional consolidation;
- Carry a caseload of civil enforcement, chapter 11, and trustee oversight matters;
- Manage and oversee the administration of the field office, including all bankruptcy cases filed in the judicial district served by the office;
- Appoint and supervise all private trustees who administer bankruptcy cases filed under chapter 7, 13, and 12 of the Bankruptcy Code;
- Advise and partner with the Executive Office and the United States Trustee on policy questions, legal issues of national importance arising in cases, and other significant matters to enhance the Program’s mission locally, and help develop and implement policies and strategies designed to faithfully execute a uniform application of bankruptcy law;.
- Selective Service Registration is required, as applicable
- Periodic travel is required throughout the district, the region, and the country, depending on work assignments and for training.
- Must complete a Background Investigation to include drug testing
- May require completion of one year probationary period
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
- COVID vaccination status may be requested for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols..
Company: U.S. Department of Justice
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US
Application Deadline: N/A