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UNITED STATES TRUSTEE PROGRAM (USTP)
OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRUSTEE ATTORNEY
501 EAST POLK STREET
ROOM 1200
TAMPA, FL 33602

TRIAL ATTORNEY, REGION 21

The Program is seeking an attorney experienced in litigation practice and bankruptcy law to oversee bankruptcy cases filed in the federal judicial districts covered by the Region and/or field office, litigate enforcement matters on behalf of the Program, oversee private trustees, handle appellate matters, and refer criminal conduct identified in connection with bankruptcy case oversight. The Program seeks to hire and cultivate talented trial attorneys and provides them with frequent and meaningful court experience on a variety of issues arising in bankruptcy cases.

As a Trial Attorney in a field office, the typical duties include the following:

  • Oversee the administration of bankruptcy cases filed in the judicial districts served by the Region and the field office;
  • Litigate issues arising in chapter 11 proceedings, including those involving corporate governance, and issues arising in employment applications, fee applications, disclosure statements, and plan confirmation matters;
  • Litigate civil enforcement matters arising in consumer bankruptcy cases, including discharge objections, dismissal proceedings involving debtors’ ability to repay creditors, attorney misconduct matters, and non-attorney document preparation servicer misconduct;
  • Assist with appellate matters arising in the Region and district;
  • Advise and partner with the Executive Office and the United States Trustee on policy questions and legal issues of national importance arising in cases to enhance the Program’s mission locally, and help develop and implement policies and strategies designed to faithfully execute a uniform application of bankruptcy law;
  • Supervise private trustees in the Region who administer bankruptcy cases filed under chapter 7, 13, and 12 of the Bankruptcy Code;
  • Work with a staff of bankruptcy auditors, paralegals, and support staff in the Region;
  • Work with the Program’s federal and state law enforcement partners to report criminal activity identified through bankruptcy case oversight;
  • Provide outreach to interested constituents, and those involved in the bankruptcy system, such as the bankruptcy court, the bar, and other federal and state agencies; and,
  • Work on other national projects and priorities, as assigned.

Due to COVID-19, if selected, you may be expected to telework for an undefined period under the Department’s evacuation authority, even if your home is located outside the local commuting area. Employees in this status may be notified of a requirement to report in person to the component workplace with an advance notice of not less than 30 days. Prior to a requirement to report to the workplace, employees may be eligible to request to continue to telework one or more days a pay period depending upon the terms of the component’s telework policy.

 TO LEARN MORE AND APPLY, VISIT: https://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/job/trial-attorney-549

BAST AMRON
SunTrust International Center,
One Southeast Third Avenue,
Suite 1400 | Miami, FL 33131

RESTRUCTURING AND INSOLVENCY SENIOR LITIGATION ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

Downtown Miami boutique firm specializing in bankruptcy, receiverships, corporate reorganization, and complex commercial litigation is seeking a 6-8-year restructuring and insolvency litigation associate attorney.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work closely with partners on complex business restructuring, reorganization, and insolvency litigation matters.
  • Work directly with debtors in possession, creditors’ committees, trustees, equity security holders, and institutional creditors.

Qualifications:

  • At least 6-8 years of restructuring and reorganization experience working on sophisticated transactions and insolvency litigation matters. Complex cross-border restructurings a plus.
  • Strong research, writing, and oral advocacy skills.
  • Manage cases with limited supervision.
  • Deposition and trial experience preferred. First chair deposition, trial or evidentiary hearing experience a plus.
  • Must be licensed to practice law in Florida or be willing to sit for the next Florida bar exam.
  • Must be willing to travel (when safe to do so)
  • Candidates must be able to work with a high volume and varied caseload, prioritize, and must be able to communicate with clients/co-workers effectively and efficiently. They must further possess excellent typing and organizational skills, with a keen eye towards detail and ability to work in a team environment and multi-task. Candidates must also be able to work under pressure and deadlines and must be disciplined to work in a remote environment with minimal supervision.

Firm offers competitive salary and benefits in a pleasant working environment.

Please send your resume to jobs@bastamron.com with the words Restructuring and Insolvency Senior Litigation Associate in the subject line. Please include your compensation expectation, a writing sample, and a short sentence or two about why you will be a positive addition to our team.

 

BAST AMRON
SunTrust International Center,
One Southeast Third Avenue,
Suite 1400 | Miami, FL 33131

RESTRUCTURING AND INSOLVENCY JUNIOR LITIGATION ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

Downtown Miami boutique firm specializing in bankruptcy, receiverships, corporate reorganization, and complex commercial litigation is seeking a junior 2+ years restructuring and insolvency litigation associate attorney.

Key responsibilities:

Work closely with partners and other team members on complex business restructuring, reorganization, and insolvency litigation matters.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • At least 2+ years of restructuring and reorganization experience working on insolvency litigation matters.
  • Candidate should preferably have some background in and a solid understanding of restructuring practice.
  • Strong research, writing, and oral advocacy skills.
  • Experience making appearances in bankruptcy court.
  • Must be licensed to practice law in Florida
  • Candidates must be able to work with a high volume and varied caseload, prioritize, and have strong interpersonal skills to communicate with clients/co-workers effectively and efficiently. They must further possess excellent organizational skills, with a keen eye towards detail and ability to work in a team environment and multi-task. Candidates must also be able to work under pressure and deadlines and be disciplined to work in a remote environment with minimal supervision.
  • An ideal candidate is someone who excelled academically, is a high achiever and self-starter who cares about themselves, the community, fellow team members, and clients, and is willing to do what it takes to get the job done.

Firm offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and benefits in a pleasant working environment.

Please send your resume to jobs@bastamron.com with the words Restructuring and Insolvency Junior Litigation Associate in the subject line. Please include your compensation expectation, a writing sample, and a short sentence or two about why you will be a positive addition to our team.

 

If you have a posting for a position in your firm or office, please contact Aleesha Khan via email at aleesha.khan@compasslegalmarketing.com