Burr & Forman

David A. Elliott

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



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, Commercial Litigation (2011-2021), Litigation - Banking & Finance (2011-2021), Financial Services Regulation Law (2016-2021)
  • JD Supra's Readers' Choice Award Recipient (2017)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers, Business Litigation (2016-2019)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers, Business Litigation (2011-2015)
  • BTI Client Service All-Stars List (2016)
  • Best Lawyers in America, "Lawyer of the Year," Litigation - Banking & Finance, Birmingham, Alabama (2015)
  • First Light, Former Board Member and Past President
  • United Way of Central Alabama, Tocqueville Campaign (2009, 2011)
  • United Way of Central Alabama, Legal Fundraising Team (2012)
  • Burr & Forman Heart Walk, Chair (2013)
  • Midtown Educational Foundation Law Day, Chicago, IL (2015-2017)

Partner | Birmingham, AL

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Consumer Finance Litigation & Compliance Commercial / Corporate Litigation Financial Institution Disputes Lender Liability Class Action


Financial Institutions

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.”