Donald J. Anzelmo


Donald J. Anzelmo is the Senior Partner of Anzelmo Law engaging primarily in Workers’ Compensation Defense and Insurance Defense Law. Don earned his J. D. in 1976 from Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans, where he was a member of the Law Review and served on the Board of Editors. He has extensive trial experience in federal, state, and workers’ compensation courts throughout the State of Louisiana. Don was the defense counsel in one of the landmark Supreme Court decisions in workers’ compensation law, Banks v. Industrial Roofing and Sheet Metal Works, Inc., 696 So.2d 551 (La. 1997).

Don is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and in the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana.

Peer Review

Don is an AV®Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.


Author: “Claim of a Child for Wrongful Death of her Biological Father - Effect of Child’s Status as the Legitimate Child of Another,” Vol. 21, Loyola Law Review, 237, 1975.


Workers’ Compensation Defense

Insurance Defense

Medial Review Panel Attorney Chair (Medical Malpractice)


Loyola Law School, New Orleans, J.D., 1976.

University of New Orleans, B.A., Political Science, 1973.

Bar Admissions

Louisiana, 1976

United States Supreme Court, 1991

Professional Memberships and Associations

Louisiana State Bar Association

Fourth Judicial District Court Bar Association

Master, Fred J. Fudickar Inns of Court

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