2019 South Florida Legal Guide

Damian & Valori LLP, along with three of its attorneys, Melanie Damian, Peter Valori, and Russell Landy, were recognized in the 2019 Edition of the South Florida Legal Guide. Peter Valori has been recognized for the Top Lawyers and Top Lawyers by Primary Practice Area in the area of Corporate and Business Litigation, Labor and Employment….


Department of Labor Announces Final Rule Entitling Over 1 Million Formerly Exempt Employees to Overtime Pay

By Russell Landy, Partner, Damian & Valori LLP On September 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced the issuance of a final rule entitling approximately 1.3 million more Americans to overtime eligibility.  The final rule increases the minimum salary required for white collar employees to qualify for an overtime exemption from the currently-enforced level…


New Overtime Rules on the Horizon?

Russell Landy quoted in Community Association Management Insider Article The rules for overtime pay are again under the microscope. Proposed rules introduced during Obama administration created quite an uproar among employers — not surprisingly, considered that they were expected to make more than 4 million salaried workers newly eligible for overtime. A federal district court judge…


Melanie Damian Installed as President of the International Women’s Forum Florida Chapter

Melanie Damian was officially installed as President of the International Women’s Forum (IWF) Florida Chapter. As President, Ms. Damian plans to continue the legacy of connecting amazing woman leaders in business, government and philanthropy from throughout South Florida with increased content and networking opportunities. She will serve a two-year term. ”It’s truly an honor and privilege to steward this incredible group of…


Best Lawyers® 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Best Lawyers®, the only purely peer-review guide to the legal profession, announced the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. We are pleased to announce that Melanie E. Damian was recognized for her Commercial Litigation and Securities Law practice. Peter Valori received acknowledgments for his Commercial Litigation and Labor & Employment Law practice. Kenneth Dante Murena was recognized for Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights…


Damian & Valori Attorneys Selected by the 2019 Florida Super Lawyers

Melanie Damian, Peter Valori, Russell Landy, and Melissa Damian Visconti were recognized in the 2019 edition of Florida Super Lawyers. Lawyers selected to Super Lawyers have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Melanie Damian was recognized in the area of Business Litigation, Employment Litigation, and Securities Litigation. Peter Valori was recognized in the area of Business…