Bateman Law Firm Welcomes Addition of New Attorney

Bateman Law Firm Owner and Principal David Bateman is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Michael McDonald to the firm.

A native of Prairieville, Louisiana, Michael is a graduate of Southern University Law Center where he was a member of the Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity and served on the Trial Advocacy Board. During his time in law school, Michael earned two CALI Excellence Awards in Admiralty Law and Offshore Personal Injury classes and graduated cum laude in 2018. Michael was admitted to the practice of law in October of 2018 and is also admitted to all Louisiana Federal Courts as well as to the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

“Michael brings a genuine passion for the law and desire to help clients resolve their cases along with a tireless work effort that allows clients to achieve the best possible outcome,” says David Bateman. “I’m glad to have him as part of our team.”

Michael McDonald joins Bateman Law Firm to bolster its legal service offerings, which include Auto Accidents, Premise Liability (Slip/Trip and Fall), Wrongful Death, Catastrophic Injuries, Industrial Accidents, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, and Maritime Accidents (Jones Act and Longshore Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act).

Owned and managed by attorney David Bateman, Bateman Law Firm was established in 1996 and is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Representing clients with dedicated, personal attention, Bateman Law Firm specializes in the practice areas of commercial litigation, maritime, personal injury and professional malpractice. For more information, visit