Diana G. Adams

Adjunct Professor
B.A., Boston University (magna cum laude)
J.D., NYU School of Law

Former United States Trustee

Diana G. Adams is the former United States Trustee for Region 2 (New York, Connecticut & Vermont).  She was with the Office of the United States Trustee for almost 17 years and was an Assistant United States Trustee in the S.D.N.Y. and E.D.N.Y. for 10 years before becoming Acting United States Trustee in April 2006 and United States Trustee in June 2007. During her tenure as United States Trustee she oversaw such cases as In re Lehman Brothers, Inc., In Re Chrysler, and In re General Motors.  Ms. Adams received her B.A. magna cum laude from Boston University and her J.D. from New York University School of Law.  Ms. Adams was a law clerk for two years for the Honorable Cecelia H. Goetz.  After completing her clerkship but prior to joining the Office of the United states Trustee, Ms. Adams was an associate in the bankruptcy department of a major New York law firm and later was an associate with a New York bankruptcy boutique where she primarily represented secured creditors in workouts.

Professor Adams teaches Representing Trustees in Bankruptcy with Professors Elsaesser and Hildebrand.