The attorneys at Damian & Valori LLP handle every clients' complex problems with a unique and energetic approach. Finding practical, successful and efficient solutions is the top priority. Year after year, many of the firm’s lawyers are recognized by their peers and third party rankings amongst the leaders in the fields in which they practice.  Some of these acknowledgements include Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite, Florida Super Lawyers, South Florida Legal Guide and South Florida Business Journal.
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Melanie E. Damian
Melanie E. Damian

Co-founder, Senior Partner

Ms. Damian represents public and private companies and individuals in a variety of complex business and securities litigation. She regularly serves as a court appointed Federal Equity Receiver and Distribution Agent and serves as a Receiver, Monitor in state court matters.

Peter Valori
Peter F. Valori

Co-Founder, Managing Partner

Mr. Valori is the Managing Partner of Damian & Valori LLP. Mr. Valori focuses his practice on business litigation with a particular emphasis on complex corporate, contract, real estate, employment, professional negligence, and trademark litigation.

Kenneth Dante Murena
Kenneth Dante Murena

Partner

Mr. Murena is a receivership attorney and business litigator who focuses on federal and state court receiverships, bankruptcy trustee work, creditors’ rights, assignments for the benefit of creditors, and complex commercial, securities, commodities, and fraud litigation.

Guy Giberson
Guy F. Giberson

Partner

Mr. Giberson focuses his practice on commercial litigation and handles complex commercial matters including corporate litigation, securities litigation, professional liability, construction litigation, real estate litigation, employment litigation and appeals.

Russell Landy
Russell Landy

Partner

Mr. Landy's practice areas include complex commercial litigation, business torts, contract litigation, class actions, employment litigation, real property litigation and appeals.

Melissa Damian Visconti
Melissa Damian Visconti

Of Counsel

Ms. Visconti is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer who has appeared in state and federal courts across Florida and around the country.

Barbara A. Junge
Barbara A. Junge

Of Counsel

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Junge clerked for the Honorable William M. Hoeveler, Sr. U.S. District Judge and also served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney.

Mary Claire Espenkotter
Mary Claire Espenkotter

Of Counsel

Ms. Espenkotter concentrates her practice in the areas of federal court litigation and appeals, with an emphasis on employment, securities and real estate.

Casandra Perez Murena
Casandra Perez Murena

Of Counsel

Ms. Perez Murena practices in the areas of federal and state court receiverships, complex business litigation, securities litigation and bankruptcy primarily representing creditors and asset purchasers in Chapter 11 cases.

Amanda L. Fernandez
Amanda L. Fernandez

Associate

Ms. Fernandez practices in the areas of complex business litigation, employment litigation, receivership and securities litigation, and bankruptcy and creditors’ rights.

Melanie Spencer
Melanie J. Spencer

Associate

Ms. Spencer practices in the areas of complex business litigation, employment litigation, receivership and securities litigation, and bankruptcy and creditors’ rights.