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Areas of Practice
  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, J.D., 1997
  • Louisiana State University, B.A., 1994, cum laude; Upper level honors distinction: Phi Beta Kappa
Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana, 1997
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2005
  • 5th Cir., 1997
  • E.D. La., 1997
  • M.D. La., 1997
  • W.D. La., 1997
Norman Anseman, III
Suite 206
1200 Camellia Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70508
337.593.7661 tel
504.589.8432 fax

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Norman ("Skeet") Anseman, III, is a partner at Jones Walker LLP. Since 1997, Mr. Anseman’s practice has focused on the areas of maritime, energy, aviation, commercial and casualty litigation, employment, and products liability. Mr. Anseman has served as trial counsel in cases involving maritime and energy issues, contractual disputes, and various casualty claims. He has served as lead counsel in several mass marine casualty claims including representation in the Deep Water Horizon incident. Mr. Anseman has extensive practice and trial experience representing restaurants, grocery stores, pharmacies, and other retail establishments in both Louisiana state and federal courts. He has also tried matters before several administrative agencies, including the United States Department of Labor, the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy, and the Louisiana Workforce Commission. He has authored several appellate briefs, argued before federal and state appellate courts, and has authored a successful certiorari opposition brief before the United States Supreme Court. 

Mr. Anseman utilizes his practical, litigation experience to advise clients on a variety of energy and offshore contract matters and issues. He works with companies to draft all-encompassing contracts that take full advantage of the company’s risk allocation, including indemnity and insurance protection. He has broad experience analyzing, drafting, and revising master service agreements, onshore and offshore drilling contracts. Additionally, Mr. Anseman routinely negotiates and drafts various commercial and financial contracts for local businesses.

Mr. Anseman maintains an active seminar and speaking schedule. He has given numerous presentations on issues related to maritime law, mass maritime causalities, unrepresented seamen, the prospects of drilling off of the Eastern United States seaboard, and economic issues facing the industry.


  • Listed in the 2018 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers in the area of Transportation/Maritime (listed since 2013)
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell





  • Federal Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association 
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers