David A. Elliott

David A. Elliott
  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School (1988)
  • B.A., University of Virginia (1985)

Alabama, Florida, South Carolina

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – South Carolina

  • Alabama State Bar
  • South Carolina State Bar
  • Florida Bar Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Best Lawyers in America, "Lawyer of the Year," Litigation - Banking & Finance, Birmingham, Alabama (2015)
  • Best Lawyers in America:
    Litigation: Banking & Finance (2012-2016);
    Commercial Litigation (2011-2016);
    Financial Services Regulation Law (2016)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers, Business Litigation (2011-2015)
  • BTI Client Service All-Stars List (2016)
  • Former board member and past president of First Light, a shelter for homeless women and children in Birmingham
  • Central Alabama United Way Tocqueville Campaign 2009 and 2011
  • Central Alabama United Way Legal Fundraising Team 2012
  • Burr & Forman Heart Walk Chair, 2013
  • Law Day Program, Midtown Educational Foundation, Chicago, IL

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Arbitration & Mediation Banking & Lending Commercial / Corporate Litigation Consumer Finance Litigation & Compliance Financial Institution Disputes Lender Liability Lender Liability

David serves as Chair of the firm's Financial Services Litigation Practice 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.  He also has extensive experience defending lawsuits under TILA, HOEPA, FCRA, RESPA, FDCPA, FCCPA and the TCPA.

He has successfully litigated hundreds of matters on behalf of lenders in various forums across the Southeast. David is also the founder and Chair of the Firm’s Wellness Program. In 2016, BTI Consulting Group named David to its list of “Client Service All-Stars.”