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Eliot Peace

Eliot PeaceAn associate in Bradley Arant's Tampa office, Eliot Peace is a member of the Litigation Practice Group. An experienced litigator, he represents business and commercial clients in complex litigation—across a variety of industries—in state and federal courts across the country.

He also works with clients facing governmental investigations and litigations, dealing with whistleblower allegations and qui tam actions. He helps clients navigate compliance and potential liability under the False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute and other areas of healthcare fraud and abuse, government contractor fraud and abuse, and white collar criminal law. He also regularly advises clients on federal and state campaign finance, election, and ethics law.

Prior to joining Bradley, Eliot served as a federal prosecutor and in-house counsel in the U.S. Air Force JAG Corps. In that role, he regularly advised senior leaders on a variety of issues and gained extensive experience in all facets of trial practice, ethics, government investigations, government contracts, and federal regulatory compliance. Before and during law school, Eliot served as a policy advisor to the governor of South Carolina. He continues his service in the U.S. Air Force Reserve.

A 2010 graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law, he served as Chief Justice of the Moot Court Bar and as Articles Editor for the Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal. Subsequently, he clerked for the Honorable Justice John W. Kittredge on the South Carolina Supreme Court and the Honorable Timothy M. Cain on the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. Eliot received his Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from the University of Georgia in 2005.


  • Commissioned Officer Training, distinguished graduate
  • Squadron Officer School, distinguished graduate

Professional & Community Activities

  • Federalist Society
  • American Bar Association
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • James Madison Institute
  • Leaders Fellowship, Class IV
  • Holy Trinity Presbyterian Church
  • Ferguson-White Inn of Court

You May Not Know

Previously, Eliot taught the law of armed conflict to future U.S. Air Force remotely piloted aircraft pilots. In 2014, he served as the chief of the litigation support section at Joint Task Force Guantanamo, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.