David B. McCrea, a partner in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen, LLP, has been elected as a Fellow in The American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers.
He will be inducted April 12 at the College’s annual meeting in Dallas, held annually in conjunction with the spring meeting of the American Bar Association Section of Business Law.
As a partner in Shutts & Bowen’s Financial Services Practice Group, Mr. McCrea represents financial institutions and commercial financial services companies in the areas of consumer lending and retail financial services, including compliance procedures and litigation related to housing and manufactured housing finance, auto finance and leasing and other consumer loan programs.
The invitation-only College is dedicated to promoting public understanding of consumer financial services law, advancing the quality of the law and its practice, and enhancing the professional development of its members. Membership in the select organization, with just over 60 lawyers, is limited to those who “have made repeated and substantial contributions to the promotion of learning and scholarship in consumer financial services law.”
A 12-year veteran of Shutts & Bowen, Mr. McCrea is a long-time leader in his field. He is a past Chair of the ABA’s Personal Property Financing Subcommittee of the Consumer Financial Services Committee. He serves on the Financial Institutions Committee of The Florida Bar and on the Governing Committee of the Conference on Consumer Finance. He is Florida law editor of CARLAW and HOUSELAW, monthly legal reporters. He received his law degree with honors from the University of Miami, his MBA from Georgia State University, and his BBA from Emory University. He lives with his family in Coral Gables.