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Elliott has earned a reputation as a tireless advocate and trial attorney for individuals and families dealing with the aftermath of traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, defective products, wrongful death, tractor-trailer accidents, and motor vehicle accidents. He has achieved over 15 recoveries exceeding $1,000,000. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury Litigation, has been named to Virginia’s “Legal Elite” by Virginia Business magazine and was included in the “Top 100 Virginia Super Lawyers” and “Top 50 Richmond Area Super Lawyers” in 2014.

Elliott previously defended cases involving almost every type of accident, personal injury, wrongful death, and insurance coverage dispute. Having made the career move to representing injured persons, Elliott’s prior experience gives him a unique and strategic perspective which is invaluable to the clients he passionately represents.


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Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 25%
  2. Brain Injury: 25%
  3. Trucking Accident: 25%
  4. Car Accident: 25%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Mark D Dix

    Elliott is roundly regarded as an experienced and talented advocate in traumatic brain injury matters. He is aggressive and compassionate in his approach to handling the most difficult cases.


    Mark Dix Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Mark J. Krudys

    Elliott is a top-flight lawyer. Elliott is very well regarded by the entire legal community. He is eloquent, thoughtful, hard working, and gets the results that his injured clients need and deserve. I strongly endorse Elliott.


    Mark Krudys Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Cantor Stoneburner Ford Grana & Buckner

7130 Glen Forest Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA, 23226


NYCurrently registered 200303/07/2016
VAAuthorized to practice law200003/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 50 Richmond Area Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2016
Top 100 Virginia Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2016
Top 50 Richmond Area Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2015
Top 100 Virginia Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2015
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2015
Legal Elite - Civil LitigationVirginia Business Magazine2015
Top 100 Virginia Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2014
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2014
Top 50 Richmond Area Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2014
Legal Elite - Civil LitigationVirginia Business Magazine2013
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2013
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2012
Top 50 Richmond Area Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2012
Top 25 Richmond Area Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2012
Top 100 Virginia Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2012
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2011
Virginia Super Lawyers Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2011
National Appellate Advocacy Competition - National ChampionAmerican Bar Association2000
Highest RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerCantor Arkema, PC2002 - 2009
AssociateHarman, Claytor, Corrigan & Wellman2000 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, insurance law committeeChairman2011 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors2008 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A2006 - Present
Richmond Bar AssociationN/A2000 - Present
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationVice President2015 - 2015
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationLegislative Chair2015 - 2015
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationTreasurer2014 - 2014
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationLegislative Chair2012 - 2013
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Membership CommitteeChairman2010 - 2011
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Litigation Support CommitteeChairman2009 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Auto Accident & Brain Injury$2,980,000 recovery
Auto Accident$2,350,000 recovery
Wrongful Death$1,950,000 verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationTop 10 Ways to Screw Up a Settlement Agreement2011
American Association for Justice (AAJ)Preparing the Client for Depositions2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William & Mary Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of RichmondBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Rehabilitation of the Adult and Child with Brain Injury: Practical Solutions to Real World Problems ConferenceThe Expert Witness In Civil Litigation: Demystifying the Process2012
VTLA Annual ConferenceTop 10 Ways to Screw Up a Settlement Agreement2011
Advanced Auto RetreatUsing Learned Treatises at Trial2010
American Association of Justice Annual ConferencePreparing the Client for Depositions2009
4th Annual Solo & Small Firm InstituteSmall Firm David Socks Insurer Goliath in PI Cases2009
Paralegal SeminarInitial Case Management and Intake2008
Paralegal SeminarAssisting with Settlement Negotiations2007
2nd Annual Solo & Small Firm InstituteDefeating Colossus2007