David Elliott serves on the firm's Executive Committee. David 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 has extensive experience defending lawsuits under TILA, HOEPA, FCRA, RESPA, FDCPA, FCCPA and the TCPA, and has consulted with and defended financial institutions in connection with claims against financial institutions involving elder financial exploitation by third parties.

He has successfully litigated hundreds of matters on behalf of lenders in various forums across the Southeast. In 2016, BTI Consulting Group named David to its list of Client Service All-Stars, and in 2015 and 2023 he was named Lawyer of the Year, Litigation - Banking and Finance by The Best Lawyers in America. David is also the founder and former Chair of the Firm’s Wellness Program.

Honors & Recognitions

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, "Lawyer of the Year," Litigation - Banking & Finance, Birmingham, Alabama (2015, 2023)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation since 2011, Litigation - Banking & Finance since 2011, Financial Services Regulation Law since 2016, Banking and Finance Law since 2022, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants since 2023
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers, Business Litigation (2016-2019)
  • JD Supra's Readers' Choice Award Recipient (2017)
  • BTI Client Service All-Stars List (2016)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers, Business Litigation (2011-2015)


Speaking Engagements



Blog Posts

Professional & Community

Civic Activities

  • 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)

Professional Activities

  • Alabama State Bar
  • South Carolina State Bar
  • Florida Bar Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel



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(205) 458-5257

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Caryn Wingate
(205) 458-5238

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