Donald G. Cassels III Of Counsel




Donald G. Cassels III is an experienced trial and appellate attorney, representing a broad range of corporate and individual clients in all phases of litigation in state and federal courts. His litigation practice is focused primarily on insurance defense and admiralty and maritime matters.

Areas of Focus

Admiralty & Marine
Wilson Elser’s experienced attorneys are ready to advise and act on the full range of maritime issues, drawing on practical experience and knowledge of this complex international body of law. Donald obtained the maritime law certificate from Tulane Law School and was a member of the editorial board of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal

An experienced appellate litigator, Donald has handled a broad range of appellate cases in state and federal appellate courts, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States. He also clerked for a Louisiana appellate court. 

Commercial Litigation
Donald provides clients with innovative and timely strategic counsel to help them make better-informed decisions, resolve complex legal challenges and achieve specific business goals. 

Insurance & Reinsurance
Donald represents a diverse group of corporate and individual clients in matters that include a broad range of litigation involving insurance and reinsurance.