David P. Ellington - Brown & James, P.C.

David P. Ellington

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 314-242-5329

Mr. Ellington is recognized as one of the top medical malpractice defense lawyers, having been named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers for Medical Malpractice Law-Defense in St. Louis in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America continuously since 2006 in both the Medical Malpractice Law-Defense and Personal Injury Litigation-Defense practice areas. Mr. Ellington also has been named as a Super Lawyer by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers magazine continuously since 2007 in the Medical Malpractice Defense practice area.

Mr. Ellington practices in the firm's St. Louis office and is a member of Brown & James' Executive Committee and Ethics Committee. He primarily practices in the firm's Health Care Liability practice group and also represents personal injury litigation cases.

Eastern Illinois UniversityBA 1982Eastern Illinois UniversityMA 1983Southern Illinois University CarbondaleJ.D. 1986
Missouri Bar AssociationIllinois State Bar AssociationMissouri Organization of Defense Lawyers

Client Comments

"I have worked with David Ellington since he started with Brown & James, and he is one of the hardest working defense attorneys I have seen. Mr. Ellington is always on top of his cases, and his knowledge of the law and medicine is typically flawless. "

-Terry Whitaker
Claims Manager
Washington University

Office Location

Bank of America Plaza, Suite 1100
800 Market Street
St. Louis, MO 63101-2501
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants of the St. Louis Metro Area
David P. Ellington has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants