David A. Elliott

David A. Elliott


Burr & Forman LLP

Recognized since 2011

Birmingham, Alabama

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Commercial Litigation

Financial Services Regulation Law

Litigation - Banking and Finance

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Litigation - Banking and Finance
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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.”

Location

  • 420 North 20th Street, Suite 3400
    Birmingham, AL 35203

Education

  • Vanderbilt University , J.D., graduated 1988
  • University of Virginia, BA, graduated 1985

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, Alabama State Bar Association
  • Florida, The Florida Bar
  • South Carolina, South Carolina Bar

Affiliations

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

Court Admissions

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

Burr & Forman LLP
Birmingham, Alabama

180 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

34 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Litigation - Banking and Finance

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Banking and Finance, Birmingham (2015)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Financial Services Regulation Law

Special Focus

  • COVID-19

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation (2011-2020), Litigation - Banking & Finance (2011-2020), Financial Services Regulation Law (2016-2020)
  • 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)

"David Elliott was excellent in every way; communication, responsiveness, etc. He was able to get the claim dismissed. I would absolutely work with him again and recommend him highly."

- Heather Creran (CSI Laboratories), Alpharetta, GA

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