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David Elliott
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David A. Elliott

PH: (205) 458-5324
Fax: (205) 244-5631
Email: David
PH: (205) 458-5257
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David serves as Chair of the Firm's Financial Services Litigation Group.  He routinely defends lenders in all types of litigation, including individual actions, mass actions, and class actions ranging from common law lender liability lawsuits to statutory actions under state and federal statutes, including TILA, HOEPA, FCRA, RESPA, FDCPA, FCCPA and TCPA. He has successfully litigated hundreds of matters on behalf of lenders in various forums across the Southeast.

“David Elliott is a first rate attorney. He can quickly distill the strengths and weakness of a legal challenge and efficiently, and effectively, lead us to resolution.”


David is co-author of the firm's monthly Dodd-Frank Newsletter, which highlights litigation and developments under the Dodd-Frank Act, and he writes and speaks frequently on that topic. 

David is also the founder and serves as Chair of the Firm's Wellness Program.


  • Co-Author, "Tripwires for Litigation," Mortgage Banking Magazine, July 2014.
  • Co-Author, "Lender Responsibility Regarding the 2013 Dodd-Frank Mortgage Servicing Regulations," ABA Bank Compliance Magazine, May/June 2014
  • Attempt to Retroactively Apply LO Comp Fails, National Mortgage News, March 31, 2014.
  • Co-Author, Inside Counsel:...

What is your favorite part about being an Attorney?
My favorite part of this job is analyzing the issues presented by a particular matter and working with the client to achieve a successful result.

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  • “David Elliot is the definition of a legal professional. He is an excellent litigator and is skilled in helping to resolve business disputes with favorable outcomes. I have worked with David on many cases that required litigation and several that were settled through arbitration. He is a trusted advisor, easy to work with and tremendously responsive. I would recommend David Elliot every day of the week and twice on Sunday.”

    - City President for a Regional Banking Firm

  • “Over the last several years I have sought David’s assistance on a number of matters. Regardless of the complexity of the issue, I have always been pleased with his responsiveness and professionalism.  I will definitely continue to seek his counsel as needed in the future.”

    -Philip A. Badcock, Jr., Executive Vice President, Synovus Bank

  • “Robert Rutherford, David Elliott and John Chiles have all done this kind of work over the years. They are all very good lawyers and do a very good job."

    -Chambers 2012

  • "I would recommend him thoroughly.  He is one of my favorite go-to attorneys for financial services litigation."

    - Chambers 2013