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.