Gina Palermo is an Associate Attorney in KSF’s New Orleans office and focuses on securities litigation involving mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to joining KSF, Ms. Palermo worked at two boutique civil litigation firms in New Orleans, representing both individuals and businesses in complex commercial litigation, securities actions, construction disputes, and personal injury matters in federal and state courts. She also served as Assistant General Counsel to the Port of New Orleans and New Orleans Public Belt Railroad for three years, where she drafted and negotiated contracts and commercial leases and oversaw litigation for both entities.
Ms. Palermo received her J.D. from Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law School in 2010, where she graduated cum laude. During her time in law school, Ms. Palermo was a Senior Editor of the Louisiana Law Review and interned with Chief Judge Burrell J. Carter at the First Circuit Court of Appeals. Her article, “Waking the Neighbors: Determining a Landowner’s Liability for Rowdy Tenants Under Louisiana Law,” was published in the Louisiana Law Review. Ms. Palermo received her B.A. in journalism from Louisiana State University in 2007, where she graduated summa cum laude and was awarded the University Medal for academic achievement.
- Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law School, 2010, J.D.
- Louisiana State University, 2007, B.A.
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
- United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
- United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana