Michael Battillo
Finance Controller

Michael serves as Finance Controller at Legalist, where he undertakes various aspects of the firm's financial management. Prior to joining Legalist, Mike worked as a corporate banking analyst at Frost Bank in Dallas, TX for 2 years.

Mike holds a B.S. in Finance & Economics from Liberty University, and is also a CFA Level III Candidate.

In the news

Litigation funding startup Legalist is seeing a boom in demand to back lawsuits — and is hoping to attract hundreds of millions of dollars from investors to keep up with the need

Business Insider

Oct 2, 2020
Business Insider interviews Legalist CEO Eva Shang about how the firm has grown since its launch and how she envisions its future.
Lit Funder Legalist Hits 100-Case Mark as Posner Departs

Law.com

Jun 23, 2020
American Lawyer's Media reports on Legalist's milestone of over 100 cases under investment.
52 Best Startup Companies To Watch Out For in 2020

AngelList

Apr 9, 2020
Legalist is among the 52 best startups to watch out for in 2020, according to AngelList.
Announcing Legalist Fund II

Wall Street Journal

Sep 12, 2019
Launching a new Legalist Fund II for $100 million in the Wall Street Journal.