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Top NJ & NY Employment Attorney

For two decades, 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, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the Eastern District of New York, and the Southern District of New York.

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

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 Super Lawyers lists for 2015 through 2020, which are issued by Thomson Reuters.  Damian was selected to the Rising Stars lists for 2012 through 2014, also issued by Thomson Reuters.  A description of the selection methodology may be found at https://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.