WASHINGTON – Tracy Hope Davis has been appointed by Attorney General Eric Holder as U.S. Trustee for New York, Connecticut and Vermont (Region 2), effective today, the Executive Office for U.S. Trustees announced.
Ms. Davis has served as Acting U.S. Trustee in Region 2 since July 1, 2010. She joined the U.S. Trustee Program (USTP) in 1997 as a trial attorney and has served as the Assistant U.S. Trustee in New York City and the Acting Assistant U.S. Trustee in Brooklyn. Ms. Davis has significant experience in the oversight of complex corporate reorganizations, including the chapter 11 cases of Lehman Holdings Inc., Adelphia Communications et al., and Extended Stay et al. Before joining the USTP, she practiced law in New York City, specializing in bankruptcy. After law school, she served as law clerk to the Honorable Cornelius Blackshear, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York (retired).
Ms. Davis received her law degree from Rutgers Law School in Newark, N.J., and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Wells College in Aurora, N.Y. She has served in various capacities as a Wells College alumna, including Vice President of the Wells College Board of Trustees and Advisor to the Wells College Alumnae Board Diversity Committee on Mentorship. Additionally, Ms. Davis is a frequent lecturer at training programs for USTP personnel and for entities such as St. John’s School of Law LLM Program, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the National Bar Association.
The USTP 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 USTP has 21 regions and 95 field offices. Region 2 is headquartered in New York City with additional offices in Albany, Brooklyn, Buffalo, Central Islip, Rochester and Utica, N.Y., and New Haven, Conn.
Jane Limprecht, Public Information Officer
Executive Office for U.S. Trustees