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Phone: (504) 274-0087

201 St Charles Avenue, Ste 2405

New Orleans, LA 70170

Anthony DiLeo


Arbitrator, Mediator, Attorney

Current Employer:

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


Over 40 years' experience. American Law Institute, Life Member. Listed in “Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, The Client’s Guide" since 2004. Anthony M. DiLeo received an LL.M. at Harvard Law School in 1971, after graduating from Tulane Law School in 1970, where he was an editor of the law review and elected to the Order of the Coif. He served as a Law Clerk to United States District Judge Alvin B. Rubin and then to United States Court of Appeals Judge John Minor Wisdom. He joined a New Orleans law firm in 1973 and was a member until 2005 when he began his independent practice. Throughout his career, Mr. DiLeo has been an active speaker and author, and as an Adjunct Professor at Tulane Law School, he has taught both Advanced American Arbitration Law and Health Care Law Practice. Currently, he serves as Co-Reporter for the Louisiana State Law Institute ADR Committee (for revisions to Louisiana arbitration law). Mr. DiLeo has arbitrated or mediated hundreds of cases arising from more than 30 states for international, national and local parties, both as a sole arbitrator and as a chair/member of a three-member arbitration panel. He has arbitrated a number of disputes in the 8-9 figure range, and he has mediated complex cases involving as many as five parties. With over 45 years’ experience in corporate, partnership, shareholder, tax, employment, and healthcare law (including negotiations and dispute resolution and litigation in all levels of state and federal courts and in United States Tax Court), his present practice is as a business attorney, an arbitrator and a mediator. He also provides expert witness testimony in several contexts, including attorneys’ fees, limited liability company agreements, and professional corporations. Since 2004, Chambers USA has selected Mr. DiLeo to be listed in America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in the categories of Mediation, Healthcare, and Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions. He is one of only 26 mediators nationally-named by Chambers USA. In 2005, he received the inaugural “CityBusiness Leadership in Law Award: New Orleans 50 Top Lawyers”; and he has been Martindale Hubbell AV Peer Review rated for over 30 years. Mr. DiLeo is a Life Member of the American Law Institute.

Work History:

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 200 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).


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


State of Louisiana, District of Columbia


The American Health Lawyers Association ADR Service Review Board July 2020 Judge, ABA Regional Negotiation Competition Judge of regional final round November 2019 American Law Institute, Life Member (ALI) Nominated by Judge John Minor Wisdom and Judge Alvin B. Rubin 1983 Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business - The Client's Guide In the categories of Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions, Healthcare, and Nationwide Mediators Included since 2004 The Best Lawyers in America® Included since 2005 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2011—2012 National Invitational Sports Law Moot Court Competition (Judge of finals) 2011 Corporate Counsel - Best Lawyers February 2011 New Orleans Magazine Best Lawyers November 2010 Board of Commissioners of the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Authority 2008—2009 Governor's Advisory Council on Hurricane Recovery 2008 U.S. Small Business Administration's National Advisory Council 2006—2008 Inaugural “CityBusiness 2005 Leadership in Law Award: New Orleans 50 Top Lawyers” New Orleans City Business 2005 Advisory Committee to the White House Conference on Aging 2005—2006


Lecturer, The Healthcare Arbitration Award October 20, 2021 American Arbitration Association Lecturer, American Health Law Association Arbitration Training April 26 - 29, 2021 Lectures on Agreements to Arbitrate, Pre Hearing Process, and Awards Arbitrating Complex Business Disputes July 2020 More: 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; 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, Co-Reporter for revisions to Louisiana arbitration law. Louisiana Bar Association (Ethics Advisory Service Committee, 2011-present; Louisiana Bar Journal Editorial Board; 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


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