Damian Puniello 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 BLB&G, 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 InvestmentGroup), and In re Xerox Corporation.
Damian obtained his B.A. from Rutgers University, majoring in History and Art History, graduating with honors, and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.