David R. Esquivel


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David Esquivel serves as the firm’s Pro Bono Member. In that capacity, he devotes half his practice to leading teams in significant pro bono litigation and managing the firm’s overall pro bono efforts.

David has long been active in pro bono and access-to-justice initiatives. He is a founding member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee and has served as chair since 2013. David previously served as chair of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Access to Justice Committee and a member of the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Commission. David has served as chair of the board of directors of the Tennessee Justice Center, Conexión Américas, and the Maddox Charitable Fund. He currently serves as chair of the board of directors of the Nashville Public Library Foundation.

In addition to his robust pro bono practice, David advises clients on investigations and litigation matters mainly in the financial services sector, with a particular emphasis on matters relating to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

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American Bar Association — Consumer Financial Services Committee, Vice Chair (2018-present)

Nashville Hispanic Bar Association — President (2023)

American Health Law Association (AHLA)

Nashville Public Library Foundation — Board Member, Chair (2018-2020)

Metro Nashville Policing Policy Commission (2020)

Maddox Charitable Fund — Board Member, Chair (2017)

Tennessee Supreme Court — Access to Justice Commission (2012-2018)

Law360 Privacy/Consumer Protection Editorial Advisory Board (2017)

Conexión Américas — Board Member, President (2011-2013)

Tennessee Bar Association — Access to Justice Committee, Chair (2010-2012)

Tennessee Justice Center — Board Member, Chair (2009-2010)

Leadership Nashville (2011)

Tennessee Bar Association — Leadership Law Class of 2007