Damon is ranked as a “Leading Lawyer” in Advertising and Media Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Rights/Constitutional Law, Commercial Litigation and ADR by Leading Lawyers Network and has an “AV (highest certification) Peer Review Rating by Martindale Hubbell, a leading professional directory. He recently successfully argued a corporate merger case of first impression to the Delaware Supreme Court, won two Illinois defamation appeals and served as a Special Assistant Illinois Attorney General at the request of the Circuit Court of Cook County. His practice has ranged from obtaining one of the first internet injunctions against a “diversion” website to exposing a multimillion dollar commercial bribery ring. He has successfully litigated numerous cases of first impression, resulting in published opinions on the First Amendment, Seventh Amendment, defamation, copyright, securities and antitrust, labor and employment, and fiduciary remedies and represented defendants, persons of interest and witnesses in Federal investigations and prosecutions.
Damon has represented clients in over 40 appeals (excepting expert witness and consulting). Some newsworthy appeals he argued include: Imperial Design v. Cosmo's Designer Direct, et al. (reported in Chicago Law Bulletin February 7, 2008); Knafel v. Chicago Sun-Times, (Chicago Law Bulletin, June 29 and August 8, 2005); Brennan v. Kadner, (Chicago Law Bulletin, Aug. 11, 2004); Williams Electronics Games v. Garrity, et al. (Chicago Law Bulletin, June 9, 2004); Salamone v. Hollinger, Int'l., (Chicago Law Bulletin, April 22, 2004); International Financial Services Corp. v. Chromas Technologies Canada, (IICLE Civil Litigation); Harrison v. Chicago Sun Times, (Editor & Publisher, August 2003).
Articles in the National Law Review database by Damon E. Dunn