Frank Childress

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC

Frank Childress is a bankruptcy, creditors’ rights and litigation shareholder in the Memphis office. Mr. Childress has extensive experience in the areas of bankruptcy, representing secured and unsecured creditors in reorganization and liquidation cases throughout the United States; representing parties in sales of assets in bankruptcy cases; preference litigation; trustee representation; creditors’ rights; loan workouts; bank litigation and secured transaction litigation. Other experience includes real estate litigation; UCC issues; service as receiver and trustee and general commercial litigation.


  • Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., 1980, cum laude
  • University of Tennessee at Martin, B.S., 1977, cum laude
  • Completed Program for Senior Managers in Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, 1992

ADMISSIONS : Tennessee, 1980

Representative Matters : Successfully represented the Community Development Enterprises arm of a national lender (the CDE) as to a failed mixed retail and grocery store project in south Memphis involving a potential foreclosure, the resolution of property tax liens, a Chapter 11 proceeding with a court ordered sale of the project and payment of net proceeds to the CDE and a negotiated settlement of the general contractors claims against the CDE as to the distribution of loan proceeds during construction.

Professional Honors & Activities:

  • Fellow – American College of Bankruptcy
  • Recipient – The U.S. Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service (1992)
  • Member – American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member – Commercial Law League
  • Fellow – Tennessee Bar Foundation
  • Board of Directors – Mid South Fair (2006 – 2012)
  • Board of Directors – Porter Leath (2006 – 2012; Chair, 2010 – 2011)
  • Board of Directors Member – Memphis and Shelby County Sports Authority Board (2012 – present)
  • Chair of the District Investigatory Committee (DIC 9) for Tennessee Board of Law Examiners (2016 – present)


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