Frank W. Trapp Senior Partner

Frank Trapp practices in the area of general litigation. He has extensive experience in the areas of antitrust, “white-collar criminal defense” (including health care, environmental, bankruptcy, tax and antitrust matters), grand jury investigations, professional malpractice, False Claims Act, and federal and state civil and criminal trial practice.

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Frank Trapp practices in the area of general litigation. He has extensive experience in the areas of antitrust, “white-collar criminal defense” (including health care, environmental, bankruptcy, tax and antitrust matters), grand jury investigations, professional malpractice, False Claims Act, and federal and state civil and criminal trial practice.

Mr. Trapp has worked as an attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, in Washington, D.C. and in Atlanta, and with Criminal Division, Fraud Section and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida.

Experience

  • Defense of the president of a lender.
  • Defense of the chief financial officer of a small loan finance company.
  • Defense of former mayor.
  • Defense of accountant.
  • Defense of director of multi-unit housing.
  • Defense of commodity trader.
  • Defense of highway contractor.
  • Defense of lawyer.
  • Defense of pharmacist.
  • Defense of doctor.
  • Representation of medical clinic in civil antitrust case.
  • Representation of several attorneys in bar complaint proceedings and legal malpractice matters.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • The Mississippi Bar
  • The Florida Bar
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • American Bar Association - Litigation and Antitrust Section
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association

Recognition

  • Mississippi Business Journal - Leadership in Law (2014)
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America©Antitrust Law, Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar, Criminal Defense - White Collar (Jackson Lawyer of the Year: Criminal Defense - White Collar, 2018)
  • Selected to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2006-2007; 2010-2013; 2015-2018

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law
    J.D., 1972; Phi Delta Phi; Mississippi Law Journal
  • University of Mississippi
    B.A., 1969 (three year letterman in varsity football)

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
  • Mississippi
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Defense of the president of a lender.
  • Defense of the chief financial officer of a small loan finance company.
  • Defense of former mayor.
  • Defense of accountant.
  • Defense of director of multi-unit housing.
  • Defense of commodity trader.
  • Defense of highway contractor.
  • Defense of lawyer.
  • Defense of pharmacist.
  • Defense of doctor.
  • Representation of medical clinic in civil antitrust case.
  • Representation of several attorneys in bar complaint proceedings and legal malpractice matters.
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • The Florida Bar
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • American Bar Association - Litigation and Antitrust Section
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association
  • Mississippi Business Journal - Leadership in Law (2014)
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America©Antitrust Law, Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar, Criminal Defense - White Collar (Jackson Lawyer of the Year: Criminal Defense - White Collar, 2018)
  • Selected to the Mid-South Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2006-2007; 2010-2013; 2015-2018