Frank Cannizzaro


Frank Cannizzaro is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois and a co-chair of the Workers' Compensation Practice. He is also experienced in practice areas of coverage, employment, and subrogation.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Workers’ Compensation




  • Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorneys Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association


Southwestern University School of Law Los Angeles

Juris Doctor, 1992

University of California at Los Angeles

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 1986

Legal Experience

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, California, “California Workers’ Compensation Law” 2007 - Present. One of the first law school courses in the state of California teaching students workers’ compensation laws and practice.
  • Speaker and Faculty Member, Council on Education and Lorman Educational Seminars
  • Speaks statewide to professional organizations and employers on workers’ compensation laws and trends


  • Co-author “Knowledge is Power; Everything the Employer Should Know About California Workers’ Compensation Laws," 1995
  • Co-author “Avoiding Workers’ Compensation Landmines: Everything Employers Need to Know About Workers’ Compensation," 2009