Practice AreasAdministrative Law & Government Relations
ELIO BATTISTA, JR. joined Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze, P.A. in 2012 as a Director. He concentrates his practice in the areas of administrative and government law, environmental law, regulatory enforcement, commercial law and litigation, non-profit governance, and employment and labor law. Mr. Battista has represented Diamond Materials, LLC, Delaware Prosperity Partnership, Delaware Business Systems, Mountaire Corporation, SolDel Concepts, Trash Tech LLC and Allen Harim LLC.
Mr. Battista serves on the Board for the Diamond State Sustainability Corporation and as counsel to the Delaware Prosperity Partnership. He is a member of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. He has served on active duty in the United States Marine Corps and as an officer and assistant judge advocate general in the Delaware Army National Guard.
Prior to joining Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze, Mr. Battista served as a Delaware Deputy Attorney General representing various State of Delaware agencies, including representation as general counsel for the Delaware Office of Management and Budget, the Office of the State Treasurer and the Council on Development Finance. Prior to serving as a Deputy Attorney General, Mr. Battista was in private practice, representing business entities and individuals in the areas of corporate restructuring, commercial litigation and complex financing issues.
Mr. Battista is a 1990 graduate of Widener University. He received his J.D. in 1999 from the Widener University School of Law and was admitted to practice law in Delaware in 1999.
U.S. District Court District of Delaware, 2000
1999 – J.D. – Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware
1990 – B.A. – Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania
2010 – The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, Charlottesville, Virginia
Professional Associations and Memberships
Delaware State Bar Association, 1999 – Present