Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Trustee – Nov. 15, 2019 Deadline

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Trustee – Nov. 15, 2019 Deadline





The United States Department of Justice, Office of the United States Trustee, seeks resumes  from persons wishing to be considered for inclusion in a pool of trustees who may be appointed on a  case‐by‐case basis to administer cases filed under the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019  (Subchapter V), which amended chapter 11 of title 11 of the United States Code (Bankruptcy Code).


Trustees may be primarily appointed to cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the  District of Maryland, the District of Columbia, and the Eastern District of Virginia, in the Alexandria  Division, as well as in other Districts or Divisions as appropriate.  Subchapter V trustees receive  compensation and reimbursement for expenses, in each case in which they serve, pursuant to court  order under section 330 of the Bankruptcy Code.


To be eligible for inclusion in the Subchapter V trustee pool, an applicant must possess strong  administrative, financial and interpersonal skills.  Fiduciary and bankruptcy experience is desirable but  not mandatory.   Those with business, managerial, consulting, mediation and operational experience are  encouraged to apply.  Candidates for consideration must:    (1) Possess integrity and good moral character;  (2) Be physically and mentally able to satisfactorily perform a trustee’s duties;  (3) Be courteous and accessible to all parties with reasonable inquiries or comments about a case  for which such individual is serving as private trustee;  (4) Be free of prejudices against any individual, entity, or group of individuals or entities;   (5) Not be related by affinity or consanguinity within the degree of first cousin to any employee of  the Executive Office for United States Trustees of the Department of Justice, or to any employee  of the office of the U.S. Trustee for the district in which he or she is applying;  (6) Possess one of more of the following minimum qualifications:  (i) Be a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of a state or of the  District of Columbia;   (ii) Be a certified public accountant;   (iii) Hold a bachelor’s degree from a full four‐year course of study (or the equivalent) of  an accredited college or university with a major in a business‐related field of study  or at least 20 semester‐hours of business‐related courses; or hold a master’s or  doctoral degree in a business‐related field of study from a college or university of  the type described above; or,  (iv) Have equivalent experience as deemed acceptable by the U.S. Trustee; and,  (7) Provide reports as required by the U.S. Trustee.


A successful applicant will be required to undergo a background check and must qualify to be  bonded.   Subchapter V trustees are not federal employees.


Forward resumes to the United States Trustee at the following e‐mail address:


All resumes must be received on or before November  15, 2019.