WASHINGTON, D.C. – Daniel M. McDermott has been appointed by the Attorney General as the United States Trustee for Ohio and Michigan (Region 9), Clifford J. White III, Director of the Executive Office for United States Trustees, announced today. Mr. McDermott’s appointment takes effect today.
“It gives me great pleasure to announce the appointment of Dan McDermott as United States Trustee for Ohio and Michigan.” Mr. White stated. “During his years with the U.S. Trustee Program, Mr. McDermott has proven himself to be an exemplary public servant, a skillful manager, and a fine lawyer. I look forward to working with him as he leads this important region.”
Mr. McDermott was appointed as the Assistant U.S. Trustee in the Program’s Cleveland office in 1991, after serving three years as a Trial Attorney in that office. In 1999, he was recognized with the Director’s Award for Management Excellence. Prior to joining the Program, Mr.McDermott held positions as a Bankruptcy Administrator for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio and as a bank officer and assistant counsel.
Mr.McDermott received his law degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in Cleveland, Ohio, and his undergraduate degree from Villanova University in Villanova, Pennsylvania.
The U.S. Trustee Program is the component of the Department of Justice 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 9 is headquartered in Cleveland with additional offices in Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio, and Detroit and Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Jane Limprecht, Public Information Officer
Executive Office for U.S. Trustees