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David M. Marco




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David Marco is one of the founding partners of SmithMarco, P.C., and he has devoted the overwhelming majority of his professional career to the practice of consumer litigation and to protecting consumers' rights. He has many years of litigation experience and currently represents consumers in individual and class action cases arising out of the Electronic Funds Transfer Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Illinois Consumer Fraud & Deceptive Business Practices Act, the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act, and other consumer-related statutes. 

Mr. Marco has successfully briefed and argued myriad motions on a wide-range of issues, arbitrated hundreds of cases, and tried countless cases to verdict. He has also resolved multifarious consumer cases by way of settlement. He is a member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates and former Illinois State Co-Chair. He is also a member of the NACA advanced litigators' group for the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. 

Mr. Marco was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 2000 and the Florida Bar in 2016; he has also been admitted in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the Eighth Circuit, and the Eleventh Circuit, and the U.S. District Courts in Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, and the Eastern District of Missouri. In order to represent the rights of consumers around the country, Mr. Marco has also been admitted pro hac vice in the U.S. District Courts in Arizona, California, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington and the state courts of Arkansas, Indiana and Wisconsin. 

His recent trial in the matter of Francisco Javier Perez Ramones v AR Resources resulted in a jury verdict in favor of Mr. Ramones in the amount of $780,000. 


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 2020

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2000
  • Florida, 2016

Practice Areas

  • Consumer Rights Litigation

Professional Associations

  • National Association of Consumer Advocates, Member of Advanced Litigators Group, 2009 to Present

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Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Past Positions