Ellis is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Health Care groups. He is also a member of the firm’s Cybersecurity and Data Breach team. He concentrates his litigation practice on commercial litigation and complex business disputes in state and federal courts. Ellis focuses his health care practice on representing long term care providers and hospitals in a variety of areas such as certificate of need, penalty appeals and regulatory matters. He also has significant experience with advising and representing clients on privacy and data security issues and how to respond to and deal with cybersecurity breaches.
Ellis received his law degree, with honors, from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where he served as article & notes editor of the North Carolina Banking Institute Journal and as treasurer of the Carolina Health Law Organization. He earned his bachelor's degree, cum laude, from Davidson College where he was a starting defensive lineman on the football team.