January 13, 2022

DOJ Announces Retirement of U.S. Trustee Program Director

The Justice Department today announced the retirement of Clifford White, the Director of the Justice Department’s U.S. Trustee Program (USTP), effective March 31, 2022.

"I want to express my appreciation to Cliff, not only for his 17 years of leadership of the U.S. Trustee Program, but also for 40 years of exceptional public service,” said Attorney General Merrick B. Garland. "During his long service as the head of USTP, Cliff oversaw the work of USTP’s 21 regions and 90 field offices to ensure the integrity and efficiency of the bankruptcy system. I wish him all the best in his future endeavors.”  


This could be a precursor to dynamic changes in the U.S. Trustee Program.

Join us for a Webinar on Tuesday, January 25th where John McMickle, Co-Founder of North South Government Strategies, and Cheryl Skigin, Partner AIS Law, LLP, discuss Mr. White's retirement and the potential top-down impact it may have on bankruptcy case administration and enforcement.




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