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Brian P. Battaglia

Brian P. Battaglia



Brian Battaglia is a partner with Bleakley Bavol Denman & Grace with a focus on complex civil litigation, business and commercial litigation, employment and labor law and real estate litigation. Brian Battaglia began his career, and was a shareholder with one of the oldest and most respected law firms in Pinellas County, Florida. Brian then established and operated his own law practice before joining Bleakley Bavol Denman & Grace. Brian Battaglia has argued cases at every level of the Florida state court system, including successfully arguing in the Florida Supreme Court. Brian Battaglia holds the highest Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rating of AV Preeminent® which evaluates legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability and legal experience. In 2017, Brian Battaglia was honored to have been nominated for the position of Circuit Court Judge by the Florida Judicial Nominating Commission.

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Zoning and Land Use
  • Health Care Law


  • Loyola University Chicago, LL.M. in Health Law (2006)
  • Drake University School of Law, J.D. (1985)
  • Florida State University, B.S. (1982)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Florida (1986)
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida (1987)
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America (1993)

Honors & Distinctions

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Past Recipient, The Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award, Sixth Judicial Circuit of Florida

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Leader, Culver Club of Tampa
  • Leadership Pinellas, Class of 2018
  • Past Treasurer and Board Member, PEMHS
  • Past President and Trustee, Community Law Program
  • Past Board Member, Bay Area Legal Services
  • Served as Vice Chair, Pinellas County Board of Adjustment
  • Past President, Pinellas Opportunity Council
  • Member, Sixth Judicial Circuit of Florida Pro Bono Committee