Damian Puniello

Senior Staff Attorney
New York

Damian practices out of the firm’s New York office, where he prosecutes securities fraud, corporate governance and shareholder rights litigation on behalf of the firm’s institutional clients.

Before joining the firm, Damian was an attorney at Labaton Sucharow, where he represented plaintiffs in complex securities class actions. Prior to joining Labaton, he worked at the New York County District and Kings County District Attorney’s Offices, as well as interned at the New York State Attorney General’s Office, Antitrust Division. While at BLBG, Damian has worked on both securities fraud and Department of Governance cases, which have successfully recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for investors. Some cases of note are Wilmington Trust, Allergan Proxy Violation Litigation,, Wells Fargo & Company,  In re Genworth Financial Inc, ComScore Inc., Qualcomm, Inc., Cummings v. Edens (New Senior Investment Group and  In re Xerox Corporation. 

Damian obtained his BA from Rutgers University, majoring in History and Art History, graduating with honors, and his JD from Brooklyn Law School.  

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School , J.D.
  • Rutgers University

Bar Admissions:

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Federal District of New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania