WASHINGTON – Judy A. Robbins, the U.S. Trustee for the Southern and Western Districts of Texas (Region 7), has been designated by Attorney General Eric Holder also to serve as the U.S. Trustee for the District of Columbia, Maryland, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia (Region 4) for an interim period beginning on February 1, 2013, the Executive Office for U.S. Trustees announced today. She replaces W. Clarkson McDow, Jr., who is retiring after serving as the U.S. Trustee for Region 4 since June 1994.
Ms. Robbins has served as U.S. Trustee for Region 7 since September 2010. Prior to that appointment, she served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Civil Division, in the Southern District of Texas, focusing on bankruptcy, civil fraud, commercial litigation and employment discrimination. She has also served as a bankruptcy attorney for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in Houston, a Trial Attorney for the U.S. Trustee’s office in Houston, an estate administrator for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas and a pro se law clerk for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Ms. Robbins received her law degree from the University of Houston College of Law and her undergraduate degree cum laude from the University of Houston.
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 4 is headquartered in Columbia, S.C., with additional offices in Alexandria, Norfolk, Richmond, and Roanoke, Va.; Baltimore and Greenbelt, Md.; and Charleston, W.Va.
Jane Limprecht, Public Information Officer
Executive Office for U.S. Trustees