Christopher W. Frost joined the College of Law faculty in 1998. He received a B.B.A. from the University of Kentucky in 1983 and graduated from the College of Law in 1986, where he served as Articles Editor for the Kentucky Law Journal and was elected to Order of the Coif.
Following law school Professor Frost practiced bankruptcy and commercial law with the firm of Sidley & Austin in Chicago. He was on the faculty of the Saint Louis University School of Law from 1990 until 1998, and has been a visiting professor at the University Of Illinois College of Law and at the UK College of Law.
Frost teaches contracts, bankruptcy, secured transactions, and payment systems at UK and his research focuses on corporate bankruptcy law. He is the author of Corporate Governance in Insolvency and Bankruptcy (Collier Monograph 2011). He also has served as a contributing editor of the Bankruptcy Law Letter in which he authored over 50 articles on all aspects of bankruptcy law. His articles on corporate reorganizations have been published in journals including the Hastings Law Journal, the North Carolina Law Review, the Arizona Law Review, the Tulane Law Review the Journal of Corporation Law, and the American Bankruptcy Law Journal.
Professor Frost is the chair of the Kentucky Equal Justice Center, and he recently served on the Avoiding Powers Committee of the American Bankruptcy Institute Commission to Reform Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.