WASHINGTON–Tracy Hope Davis has been appointed by Attorney General Eric Holder as U.S. Trustee for Northern and Eastern California and Nevada (Region 17), effective on November 27, 2013, the Executive Office for U.S. Trustees announced today. She replaces August B. Landis, who has been appointed to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada.
“I am delighted to announce the appointment of Tracy Hope Davis as U.S. Trustee for Northern and Eastern California and Nevada,” stated Clifford J. White III, Director of the Executive Office for U.S. Trustees. “Tracy has done an outstanding job as U.S. Trustee in New York, Connecticut and Vermont, and is nationally recognized for her superb oversight of complex chapter 11 cases in the Southern District of New York. We are fortunate to have her bring her expertise to another vital region of the country and to continue to rely on her leadership in developing national policies and initiatives.”
Ms. Davis was appointed as U.S. Trustee in New York, Connecticut and Vermont (Region 2) in August 2010. She joined the U.S. Trustee Program (USTP) in 1997 as a Trial Attorney before being named as the Assistant U.S. Trustee in the Southern District of New York. She has also served as the Acting Assistant U.S. Trustee in the Eastern District of New York (Brooklyn) and the Acting U.S. Trustee for Region 2. Previously, she practiced bankruptcy law in New York City and served as law clerk to the Honorable Cornelius Blackshear, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York (retired).
Ms. Davis received a law degree from Rutgers Law School in Newark, N.J., and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wells College in Aurora, N.Y. She has served in various capacities as a Wells College alumna, including as a member of the Wells College Board of Trustees and as a vice president on the Alumnae Board of Wells College.
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 17 is headquartered in San Francisco, with additional offices in Fresno, Oakland, Sacramento and San Jose, Calif., and Las Vegas and Reno, Nev.
Jane Limprecht, Public Information Officer
Executive Office for U.S. Trustees