WASHINGTON, D.C. – Roberta A. DeAngelis has been appointed Acting United States Trustee for Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania (Region 3) for an interim period effective on May 4, 2008, it was announced today by Clifford J. White III, Director of the Executive Office for United States Trustees. Ms. DeAngelis replaces Kelly Beaudin Stapleton, who has resigned after serving as U.S. Trustee for Region 3 since January 2005.
Ms. DeAngelis joined the U.S. Trustee Program as Assistant U.S. Trustee in the Newark office in July 1999 after practicing bankruptcy and insolvency law for 20 years. She has served as Acting General Counsel in the Executive Office for U.S. Trustees in Washington, D.C., since May 2005. Ms. DeAngelis received her law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, N.J., and her Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude from Alvernia College in Reading, Pa.
The U.S. Trustee Program is the component of the Justice Department that protects the integrity of the bankruptcy system by overseeing case administration and litigating to enforce the bankruptcy laws. The Program has 21 regions and 95 field offices. Region 3 is headquartered in Philadelphia, with additional offices in Wilmington, Del; Newark, N.J.; and Harrisburg and Pittsburgh, Pa.
Jane Limprecht, Public Information Officer
Executive Office for U.S. Trustees