Anthony Palermo

Assistant Professor of Law

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
J.D., Harvard Law School

Courses: Commercial Law

Anthony Palermo


A 2012 graduate of Harvard Law School, Professor Anthony J. Palermo comes to Stetson Law from the law firm of Holland & Knight LLP, where he was a partner in the Tampa office. There, he litigated in state and federal courts across the country, including at the trial and appellate level, and advised on regulatory and corporate compliance as well as business operations, primarily for clients in the financial, transportation, and telecommunications sectors. During that time, the State of Michigan appointed him to serve as a Special Assistant Attorney General in order to advise the Michigan State Housing Development Authority on compliance with consumer protection and lending laws.

Professor Palermo has written on and presented on dozens of legal topics, won multiple awards, and taken part in numerous professional and community activities in the Tampa Bay area and beyond. 

He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) with the International Association of Privacy Professionals. 

Professor Palermo earned his B.A. in Political Science with highest distinction, with a minor in Philosophy, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.