A native of Tampa, Florida, James Elliot joined McIntyre in 2010. James focuses his practice on bankruptcy law and insolvency matters. He represents clients through personal and business bankruptcy, as well as in out-of-court debt restructurings. Whether representing businesses or individuals, James takes pride in advocating for his clients’ interests and assisting them in creating financial plans that meet their particular goals.
Notably, James was listed among 2017 Super Lawyer Rising Stars. He has published several articles in various legal journals around the country, including the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal. James is a member of the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association, the Temple Terrace Bar Association, and the Florida Bar. He received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from the University of Florida. He earned his law degree from the Syracuse University College of Law, where he served as articles editor for the Labor Lawyer Journal and earned a certificate of concentration in corporate counsel. In addition, James also earned a certificate in financial management from Cornell University. He began his career as a judicial extern with former bankruptcy judge, Judge Stephen D. Gerling, of the Northern District of New York.
In addition to growing up in Tampa and dedicating his career to assisting Tampa Bay area residents, James raises his family of two children in the area. He enjoys volunteering as a youth soccer coach and is the president of the Florida Soccer Club, Spirit of Tampa Bay.