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Holly S. Battersby

Phone: 248.489.4100
Fax: 248.489.1726

Holly S. Battersby is a shareholder with the firm, primarily practicing in the areas of municipal law and insurance defense, including defending police officers and other law enforcement officials in a variety of matters. She additionally prosecutes zoning ordinance violations and violations of the Uniform Traffic Code for various municipal clients.

Holly is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Law, where she was active in the Trial Practice Institute, appointed to the Moot Court Executive Board and acted as the Moot Court Appellate Class Director. While in law school, she also received numerous awards, including Best Brief-Writer and Best Oral Argument in local and national competitions. as well as the American Jurisprudence Award for Research, Writing and Advocacy. Holly also gained valuable prior litigation and courtroom experience while working at the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office, Washtenaw County Public Defender's Office, and two personal injury law firms.

Practice Areas

  • Constitutional Law/Civil Rights
  • Insurance Defense
  • Municipal Law

Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law, J.D. cum laude, 2008
  • University of Michigan, B.A., Economics and Spanish, 2004

Professional Activities / Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association

Awards

  • Selected to Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers Rising Stars in the area of Municipal Law (2012-2017)

Presentations

  • Presenter at the 2015 Michigan Local Government Management Association Winter Institute on "The Impact of Video Evidence on Police Litigation"
  • Presenter at the MMRMA Annual Joint Committees Meeting on the topic "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Litigation" for the years 2011, 2012 and 2014
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