Damian & Valori LLP is an AV Rated business litigation firm that provides its clients with professional, high quality, experienced counseling, strategic advice, and representation in litigating and resolving complicated business and corporate disputes. Our goal is to provide effective problem solving through counseling or litigation with the highest level of integrity, excellence and judgment. We also strive to be leaders in the legal and business community through active participation in local, state, and national bar associations as well as business groups and charities.
The Firm handles Receiverships (SEC, FTC, CFTC, State law), corporate ownership and control disputes, shareholder rights, creditors rights claims, breach of contact and related theories of obligation matters, injunctions, business torts (fraud, tortious interference, deceptive trade practices), employment litigation (including non-compete, wage and hour, and discrimination matters), corporate officer and director liability, securities, trademarks, real estate, and professional negligence in state, federal and bankruptcy courts, in and outside of Florida.
- 29JunMelanie Damian was recently appointed Secretary Treasurer of The Florida Bar Business Law Section. Ms. Damian will serve a one-year term.25JunPeter Valori has been reappointed Chair of the Dade County Bar Association’s Federal Court Committee. Mr. Valori will serve a one-year term.
- 18JunWe are please to announce that Amanda Fernandez has been appointed Chair of the Young Lawyers Committee for the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. She will begin serving her term on...20AprOn April 18, 2015 Peter Valori moderated a roundtable panel with one of the attending business court judges from Las Vegas, Nevada at the American Bar Association’s Spring Meeting in San Francisco, California.
- 27MayAttorney Melanie Damian, court-appointed receiver for the Estate of the Hunter Wise Entities, recently obtained a $750,000 settlement from the former directors and officers of the Hunter Wise entities. Ms. Damian, of Damian & Valori,...5MarAn attorney should practice appropriate behavior and attitude in the courtroom, not only because it is required by the Rules of Professional Conduct, but also because it makes an attorney a more effective advocate. I....
- 21JanCASE SUMMARIES – THE INDEPENDENT TORT DOCTRINE POST TIARA Summaries Through January 21, 2015 Prepared by Peter F. Valori and Amanda Fernandez 1. Tiara Condo. Assoc., Inc. v. Marsh & McLennan Co., 110 So. 3d...21Oct
The Dodd-Frank Act, the CFTC’s Crackdown on Off-Exchange Financed Commodity Transactions, and the Role of the Court-Appointed FiduciaryThe Dodd-Frank Act, the CFTC’s Crackdown on Off-Exchange Financed Commodity Transactions, and the Role of the Court-Appointed Fiduciary by Kenneth Dante Murena* Investors who have braved the mine fields of purchasing precious metals outside of...