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Heather W. Angelico

Heather W. Angelico

Director

One Shell Square
701 Poydras St., 40th Floor
New Orleans, Louisiana 70139

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Office: 504-525-6802
Fax: 504-525-2456

As a Director to Galloway, Heather serves as a litigator to the firm, with the focus of her practice on Admiralty and Maritime issues. She has extensive experience defending Employers and Carriers on matters arising under the Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, Defense Base Act, Outercontinental Shelf Lands Act, and Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities Act. Heather also focuses on matters involving the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), Louisiana state workers’ compensation, and toxic tort. Heather regularly appears before the United States Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges and the United States Department of Labor, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, as well as state courts.

Prior to joining Galloway, Heather was in private practice for both a national law firm and a regional law firm. Before private practice, Heather served as an Attorney Advisor to the Honorable C. Richard Avery with the United States Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges. Her work with Judge Avery centered around issues arising under the Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act.

Heather earned her law degree and a Certificate in Maritime and Admiralty Law from Tulane Law School. She was a member of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal, as well as one of its managing editors during her tenure at law school.

Heather is a member of the Louisiana Bar Foundation, Kids Chance Committee. She also volunteers as a judge for “We the People,” a program for high school students that is sponsored by the Louisiana Center for Law and Civic Education.

 

 

OVERVIEW

As a Director to Galloway, Heather serves as a litigator to the firm, with the focus of her practice on Admiralty and Maritime issues. She has extensive experience defending Employers and Carriers on matters arising under the Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, Defense Base Act, Outercontinental Shelf Lands Act, and Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities Act. Heather also focuses on matters involving the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), Louisiana state workers’ compensation, and toxic tort. Heather regularly appears before the United States Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges and the United States Department of Labor, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, as well as state courts.

Prior to joining Galloway, Heather was in private practice for both a national law firm and a regional law firm. Before private practice, Heather served as an Attorney Advisor to the Honorable C. Richard Avery with the United States Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges. Her work with Judge Avery centered around issues arising under the Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act.

Heather earned her law degree and a Certificate in Maritime and Admiralty Law from Tulane Law School. She was a member of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal, as well as one of its managing editors during her tenure at law school.

Heather is a member of the Louisiana Bar Foundation, Kids Chance Committee. She also volunteers as a judge for “We the People,” a program for high school students that is sponsored by the Louisiana Center for Law and Civic Education.

 

 

EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

Education

  • Tulane Law School, J.D., Certificate of Maritime Law
  • Arizona State University Honors College, B.A.

Admissions

  • Louisiana Supreme Court and All State District Courts
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Western, and Middle Districts of Louisiana
  • United States Court of Appeals for The Fifth Circuit

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Louisiana Bar Foundation, Kids Chance Committee
  • HELP (Homeless Experience Legal Protection) – Volunteer