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For over 15 years, Damian Shammas has represented individuals and companies in a wide variety of employment law matters. Prior to opening his own firm in 2011, Damian worked at two large New Jersey law firms providing counsel and representation to large and small employers, as well as individuals.   Now Damian’s practice is devoted almost exclusively to representing individuals whose rights have been violated or threatened by their employers.

Damian is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, and in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the Eastern District of New York, and the Southern District of New York. An experienced litigator, he has tried cases to state and federal court juries and participated in arbitration hearings in New Jersey and New York.

Damian earned his law degree in 1999 from Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey. He completed his undergraduate studies at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, graduating cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science and History in 1996.

Upon selection by the New Jersey Supreme Court, Damian served a four-year term as a member of the District XB Ethics Committee.

He was selected to the 2015, 2016 and 2017 Super Lawyers lists. The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process_detail.html. Damian was also selected to the 2012, 2013, and 2014 Rising Stars lists, also issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology also can be found at www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process_detail.html.

Damian has served as a board member for two animal welfare nonprofit organizations in New Jersey, and a board member of the Celebrate the Children Foundation in Wharton, New Jersey.