Phone: (504) 274-0087
141 Robert E. Lee Blvd., Box 148
New Orleans, LA 70124
Arbitrator, Mediator, Attorney
Anthony M. DiLeo, A Professional Corporation
Areas of Expertise:
✔ Antitrust ✔ Banking & finance
✔ Class Actions ✔ Commercial/Business
✔ Contract Disputes ✔ Employment
✔ Entertainment ✔ Executive Compensation
✔ Family Businesses ✔ Health Care
✔ Insurance ✔ Intellectual Property
✔ Mergers & Acquisitions ✔ Partnerships
✔ Pharmaceuticals ✔ Professional Fees
✔ Securities ✔ Shareholder Disputes
✔ Taxation ✔ Technology
✔ Trademarks ✔ Trusts/Estates
40 years' experience. Listed in “Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, The Client’s Guide." Practice has included corporate, business, and partnership agreements, transactions, and litigation, including tender offer, exchange offer, merger, and private placement of securities; antitrust, securities, shareholder, and tax litigation including U.S. Tax Court; banking and savings and loan restructuring for borrowers and lenders; income, estate, and gift tax planning; administrative law; and commercial litigation in all levels of state and federal courts. Appointed by federal trial judge to national steering committee for multi-district litigation proceeding involving consolidated class actions. Appointed as Hearing Officer for the Commercial Real Estate Property Tax Appeals, Board of Review, City of New Orleans, 2007. Appointed by Louisiana Supreme Court as State Bar Examiner in Corporations, Securities, and Negotiable Instruments, 1982-1984. Served on Louisiana Governor Jindal’s Hurricane Recovery Transition Advisory Council. Member of the Board of Commissioners of the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Authority, a 2-million square foot convention center, 2008-2009. Adjunct Professor of Law at Tulane Law School (Advanced American Arbitration Law, 2009 and 2010; Health Care Law Practice, 2000-2005). Present practice is business, corporate, partnership, limited liability company, and shareholder planning and transactions, including contracts, employment, and healthcare; expert witness testimony in several contexts, including attorneys' fees, limited liability company agreements for members of a professional group, corporate governance, and standards for limited liability of a sole shareholder of a professional corporation; arbitration and mediation.
Anthony M. DiLeo, A Professional Corporation
New Orleans, Louisiana, 2005 - present
Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann, L.L.C. New Orleans, Louisiana Partner 1976 to October 2005 (Associate 1973 to 1975)
Judge John Minor Wisdom, United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Law Clerk 1973
Judge Alvin B. Rubin, United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana Senior Law Clerk 1971-72
Served as sole arbitrator, chair/member of arbitration panel in over 150 cases nationally and internationally with aggregate claims of over $2 billion. Arbitrated large complex cases and intermediate-sized cases that included business and corporate issues (stockholder rights, manufacturing and distribution rights, minority shareholder redemption, buy- out provisions, ownership valuation, audit issues, going business concern status, asset purchase agreement, book value, stock basis, surplus, dilution, tax sharing, tax losses, reorganization, indemnification, choice of law, royalty claims, licensing agreements, marketing agreements, partnership withdrawal, liquidation of operating partnership, partnership obligations, construction, real estate transactions); banking and finance issues (investment banking fees, warrants, convertible securities, credit agreements); employment (compensation, constructive termination, recruiting, non-competition); insurance (property, health, excess insurer, reinsurance); antitrust; fraud; defamation; intellectual property; assignment of patented and trademarked products; environmental cleanup and remediation; and healthcare (practice management, fraud and abuse, billing, coding, capitation).
Parties include life, property, health insurance companies; service providers (management and billing companies, software licensors); manufacturers; retailers; contractors; sales and marketing companies; technology vendors; family LLCs; employers; employees; law firms; healthcare providers; banks; federal agencies; investment banking firms; public companies; stockholders; non-profits.
Tulane Law School Adjunct Professor of Law, has taught Advanced American Arbitration Practice and Health Care Law Practice. Frequent speaker and lecturer as well as participant at bar association and ADR programs. (See www.TonyDiLeo.com)
State of Louisiana, District of Columbia
Chambers USA - the Client Guide (since 2005), recognized in the categories of Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions, Healthcare, and Mediation. Martindale Hubbell AV Peer Review Rating, over 30 years. Recipient, first annual “Leadership in Law Award, New Orleans 50 Top Lawyers,” City Business, 2005. Best Lawyers in America (since 2003), recognized by in the areas of Corporate Law, Employment Law, and Health Care Law.
American Arbitration Association (AAA) National Panel of Neutrals, serving on its Commercial Panel, Large Complex Case Panel, National Healthcare Panel, Healthcare Payor Provider Panel, and Panel of Mediators; International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR); American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) Arbitration and Mediation Panels; CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution; Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Mediation Panel; International Mediation Institute (IMI) Mediator Certified; London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Neutral
American Law Institute, Life Member. Louisiana Law Institute Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution. Louisiana Bar Association (Ethics Advisory Service Committee, 2011-present; Louisiana Bar Journal Editorial Board, 2011-present; Business, Corporate and Securities Law Section, Past Chair; Section on Health Care Law, Past Chair; Council on Administrative Law; Examiner in Corporations, Securities, and Negotiable Instruments, Louisiana Supreme Court appointment (responsible for writing questions and grading State of Louisiana Bar Examination in Corporations, Securities, and Negotiable Instruments), 1982-1984); American Bar Association (Business and Transactions Healthcare, Health Law Section, Vice Chair; Healthcare Fraud and Compliance, Health Law Section, Past Chair); New Orleans Bar Association (Committee on Revision of Articles of Incorporation, Past Chair, Executive Committee); AAA New Orleans Regional Advisory Committee for Commercial Disputes (Past Member); Mediator certified by the International Mediation Institute, The Hague, Netherlands.
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, LL.M. 1971 Tulane Law School, New Orleans, LA, J.D. 1970 Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, B.A. 1968
“Drafting Noncompetition Agreements For Statutory Compliance: Exceptions that Prove the Rule,” LOUISIANA BAR JOURNAL, December 2011; “The Enforceability of Contractual Agreements to Arbitrate: A Survey of the Last Three Years of Jurisprudence,” LOUISIANA BAR JOURNAL, October/November 2008 (cited by La. Appellate Court); "Enforceability Of Arbitration Agreements By and Against Non-Signatories," JOURNAL OF AMERICAN ARBITRATION, June 2003. Additional information at TonyDiLeo.com.