Education

Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center (J.D./B.C.L., 2007)

Order of the Coif| Louisiana Law Review | Class Rank: 2 of 171

Université Jean Moulin-Lyon 3, Lyon, France (2005)

Newcomb College of Tulane University (B.S., summa cum laude, 2004)

Double Major in Chemistry and English | Minor in Math

BIOGRAPHY

Alison Nunez Palermo earned her J.D. in 2007 from Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and was ranked 2nd in her class. While in law school, Mrs. Palermo was a member of the Louisiana Law Review. Following her law school graduation, Mrs. Palermo clerked for the Honorable Carl J. Barbier of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Earlier, Mrs. Palermo received her undergraduate degree from Tulane University, where she graduated summa cum laude in Chemistry and English.

PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES

Louisiana State Bar Association, Member

Federal Bar Association, Member

Federal Bar Association – Board of Directors for the Young Lawyers Division (2010 – 2013)

Louisiana Law Review, Production Editor

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

A Testament to Inefficacy: Louisiana’s New Legislation Allowing for the Admissibility of Videotape Evidence in the Probate Process, 67 La. L. Rev. 871 (Spring 2017)

Representative Matters

Conducting title examinations and preparing title opinions for electric public utility company covering lands in several Louisiana parishes

Providing strategic advice and preparing agreements and documents for transactions involving electric public utility companies

Pursued, defended, and litigated utility disputes over right to provide electric service before the Louisiana Public Service Commission

Representation of regulated electric public utility companies in proceedings before the Louisiana Public Service Commission

Experience

Law Clerk to the Honorable Carl J. Barbier of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (2007 – 2008)

BAR ADMISSIONS

Louisiana (2007)

U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana (2008)

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (2008)

RECOGNITION

Recipient of the Faculty Scholarship Committee Full Tuition Waiver; Liskow and Lewis Scholarship

Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity, White Chapter Marshal (2005 – 2006)

C.A.L.I. Award for the highest grade in:

  • Employment Law
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Federal Courts
  • Civil Law Property
  • International Civil Litigation
  • Evidence
  • Basic Civil Procedure II
  • Commercial Paper, Bank Deposits & Collections
  • Comparative Environmental Law
  • Louisiana Civil Procedure I
  • Louisiana Civil Procedure II
  • Legal Traditions and Systems