Faculty Profile: Brent Young

Brent YoungBaker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PCP O Box 3038 Johnson City, TN 37604 Work Phone: (423) 928-0181Website: www.bakerdonelson.comEmail Address:
Previous Courses Taught (11)
  • Federal Practice: Developments in Federal Evidence
  • Federal Practice: Revisions to the Federal rules of Civil Procedure
  • Federal Practice: Local eDiscovery Rules and Default Standards in Tennessee
  • Federal Practice Seminar 2014
  • Succession Planning: Why You Need To
  • Law Practice Succession for Small Firms or Solo Practitioners
  • Ethics Roadshow 2011 Johnson City
  • Court Square Series - Johnson City
  • Ethics Roadshow: 2010 Johnson City
  • Law Practice Succession
  • Ethics Roadshow: 2009 Johnson City

Brent B. Young advises creditor clients in bankruptcy and debt restructuring issues across the country, with an emphasis in the two states where he is currently licensed: Tennessee and South Carolina. He has more than fifteen years of experience in more than one hundred commercial loan work-out and recovery matters. Mr. Young has worked extensively with special servicers in wide-ranging CMBS and other related matters including foreclosure (judicial and non-judicial), receiverships, defense of borrower litigation, guarantor recovery, and analysis of rights and duties of parties to pooling and servicing agreements.

In addition to his creditor practice, Mr. Young has defended dozens of employers against claims of discrimination and other litigation matters. He has likewise counseled dozens of companies of all sizes on the enforcement of covenants not to compete, negotiated severance and separation agreements, and helped draft employee handbooks and employment applications.

Mr. Young also serves on the Firm's Pro Bono Committee and serves as office pro bono coordinator in the Tri-Cities, TN/VA office. He is a frequent presenter at seminars on most employment topics and professional ethics issues and is bilingual (English and Spanish), conducting training and investigations in both languages.