WASHINGTON – Roberta A. DeAngelis has been appointed by Attorney General Eric Holder as the United States Trustee for Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania (Region 3), the Executive Office for United States Trustees announced today.
Ms. DeAngelis has served as Acting U.S. Trustee in Region 3 since May 2008. She joined the U.S. Trustee Program as the Assistant U.S. Trustee in the Newark office in July 1999, after practicing bankruptcy and insolvency law for 20 years in the private sector. She served as Acting General Counsel in the Executive Office for U.S. Trustees in Washington, D.C., from May 2005 until her appointment as Acting U.S. Trustee in May 2008.
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. She is a former trustee of the New Jersey State Bar Association and former president of her local bar association, a trained mediator, and a former chairperson of the New Jersey Supreme Court Ethics Committee for District VII.
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 U.S. Trustee 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