The Honorable Frank J. Bailey, Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Massachusetts, was appointed on January 30, 2009 and was appointed Chief Judge in December 2010. His chambers are in Boston and he is assigned to the Eastern Division. He spent twenty-two years as a partner at the firm of Sherin and Lodgen LLP where he served as the Chairman of the Litigation Department and as a member of the firm's management committee. At the firm his practice focused on complex business litigation and business bankruptcy. He often represented clients in the medical device, pharmaceutical and high technology businesses.