Donald Palmisano Jr.
Medical Association of Georgia
Donald J. Palmisano Jr. is the executive director and CEO of the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG), which is the leading voice for the medical profession in the state. Palmisano served as general counsel and then general counsel and director of government relations for MAG between 2005 and 2010. He represented individual physicians and hospitals and nursing homes as a private practice attorney in Louisiana from 1999 to 2005, where he developed a specialized practice in insurance fraud litigation. Palmisano graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University in New Orleans, while he received his law degree from Loyola University’s School of Law. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Lawyers Club of Atlanta, Leadership Atlanta, the American Association of Medical Society Executives, American Bar Association, and the American Society of Medical Association Counsel. In 2012, Palmisano was one of just 14 attorneys to make the Fulton County Daily Report's "On the Rise" list. Palmisano resides in Atlanta with his wife, Ana, and their four children.