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E. Franklin Childress Jr. Elected to American College of Bankruptcy Foundation Board of Directors

Baker Donelson is pleased to announce that E. Franklin Childress Jr. has been elected to a two-year term on the board of directors of the American College of Bankruptcy Foundation (ACBF).

A shareholder in Baker Donelson's Memphis office, Mr. Childress is a member of the Firm's Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Group. He has extensive experience in the areas of bankruptcy, representing secured and unsecured creditors and corporate debtors 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.

Mr. Childress was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy in 2013 and has been recognized for his work in bankruptcy by Chambers USA since 2010 and by Mid-South Super Lawyers since 2007. He has also been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2007, was named the Best Lawyers 2020 Memphis Bet-the-Company Litigation "Lawyer of the Year," and was named the publication’s Memphis Litigation – Bankruptcy "Lawyer of the Year" in 2017 and 2019.

The ACBF was established to promote the ends of justice through educational and charitable activities in the areas of bankruptcy and insolvency through sponsorship and encouragement of legal research, publications and forums, establishment of scholarships, providing for data and documents for scholarly research, and fostering the institution and maintenance of legal aid facilities for the indigent.

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