G.  - Thomas - Battle

G. Thomas Battle

Of Counsel
Charleston, W.Va.
304.340.3825 - office


  • University of Virginia, B.A., 1954
  • University of Virginia School of Law, LL.B., 1960


  • West Virginia State Bar, Inactive
Mr. Battle has retired from active participation with the firm. During his years of active practice (1968 – 2008), his primary areas of practice were corporate and local, state and federal taxation law.

Representative Experience

  • Practicing before administrative bodies with respect to state and local tax issues and appellate practice in state court system

Other Professional Experience

  • West Virginia State Tax Commissioner, 1962 - 1968
  • Fellow, West Virginia Bar Foundation, Inc.
  • West Virginia Bar Association Award of Merit, 2005


  • Commerce Clearing House Guidebook to West Virginia Taxes, Severance Tax Chapter, 1989 - 1992
  • ABA Sales and Use Tax Desk Book, West Virginia Chapter, 1993 and annual updates
  • ABA Property Tax Desk Book, West Virginia Chapter, 1995 and annual updates
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Michael J. Basile / Responsible Attorney