Battle Law Firm, LLC focuses on representing local government entities and their employees on a regular basis. The law firm serves as the Town Attorney for the Town of Surfside Beach in civil matters. Managing member Mike Battle has represented the State of South Carolina and local governments together with their employees since 1977. The areas of representation include public project construction lawsuits, solid waste management, condemnation/takings claims, zoning claims, developers' claims, First Amendment claims, police misconduct, and regulatory claims.
Our law firm works with existing in house counsel, managers, city managers, police chiefs, sheriffs and officials for local governments. We take pride in our ability to work with local government officials who serve the special needs of local government entities undergoing public scrutiny and political pressure from constituents.
In addition to local government work, the Battle Law Firm, represents a variety of clients in the private sector. We have represented construction companies, general contractors and subcontractors, architects, banks, developers, individual businesses and individuals. James Battle represents criminal defendants in federal court in trials and appeals.
We are licensed to practice in all S.C. state courts, U.S. District Court for S.C., Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court.