David M. Elliott David M. Elliott

David M. Elliott

Director

David Elliott utilizes his background in mathematics to solve problems in business and financial transactions, and to provide strategic counsel and representation. He represents lenders and borrowers in multimillion-dollar transactions. He represents buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions, and counsels clients financing businesses and real estate, including healthcare facilities. Many of his clients are doctors and other professionals. The financial aspect of his practice includes estate planning and administration as well.

David also chairs GKH's immigration practice, and represents businesses and individuals in the U.S. and around the world with regard to immigration, business and tax issues. Through this practice and his representation of several government contractors, Mr. Elliott has a wealth of experience dealing with various governmental agencies.

David served as GKH’s Managing Partner from 2003 to 2004. He is a former member of the Chattanooga Bar Association’s Board of Governors, and a 2008 graduate of the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law program.

He is, and has been, involved in the Chattanooga community as the President of the Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place 2011-2012, Treasurer and Director of Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise, Inc., a member of the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce Workforce and Education Committee, a member of the Board of Directors and Advisory Board of La Paz Chattanooga, a Hispanic outreach nonprofit organization, and a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and its music committee.

David was born and raised in Cleveland, Tennessee. He and his wife, Kelley, reside in North Chattanooga with their son and two daughters. His hobbies include golf, tennis, basketball, guitar and chess.

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of Georgia

Education

  • Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
    J.D. - 1996
  • Vanderbilt University
    B.A. magna cum laude - 1992

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • Chattanooga Bar Association, Member
  • Lookout Mountain Bar Association, Member

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