Lisa J. Damiani
Practice Areas: White Collar Crime; Criminal Defense; Civil Litigation; Employment Law; Contracts; Criminal Law; Driving While Intoxicated; Drug Crimes; Assault and Battery; Embezzlement; Unfair Competition; Lanham Act; Business Crimes; Business Fraud; Business Litigation; Business Torts; Civil Practice; Breach of Contract; Contract Fraud; Contract Litigation; Burglary; Criminal Conspiracy; Criminal Forfeiture; Criminal Fraud; Expungements; Extortion; Federal Criminal Law; Felonies; Forgery; Grand Jury Practice; Hit and Run; Homicide; Mail Fraud; Manslaughter; Misdemeanors; Money Laundering; Murder; Sex Crimes; Shoplifting; Theft; Wire Fraud; Disability Discrimination; Drug Trafficking; Labor and Employment; Age Discrimination in Employment; Confidentiality Agreements; Covenants Not To Compete; Employment Claims; Employment Contracts; Employment Discrimination; Employment Litigation; Employment Termination; Executive Severance Contracts; Harassment; Labor Law; Sexual Harassment; Title VII Discrimination; Wage and Hour Law; Whistleblower Litigation; Workplace Violence; Wrongful Termination; Trade Secrets; Theft of Trade Secrets; Trade Secret Misappropriation.
Admitted: 1988, California; 1989, U.S. District Court, Southern, Northern and Central Districts of California; 1990, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Law School: California Western School of Law, J.D., 1988
College: New York University, B.A., 1983
Member: State Bar of California; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; California Attorneys for Criminal Justice; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Past Chair, Criminal Law Section); American Inn of Court, Enright Chapter (Board Member); San Diego County Bar Association.
Biography: Recipient: American Jurisprudence and Richard D. Westbrook Trial Advocacy Awards. Editor, California Western Law Review. Author: "The Cost of Litigation: Who Pays the Bill?" San Diego Daily Transcript Law Journal; comment, "The Power of United States Courts to Grant Jurisdiction Over Foreign Heads of State," California Western School of Law International Law Journal. Lecturer on various topics for the California State Bar, the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA), the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO), Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) and Federal Defender's Inc. Facilitator, "Core Skills of Creative Problem Solving," American Bar Association sponsored program. Judge, Law School Trial Competitions.
Please Call: 619-239-0170
Military: U.S. Marine Corps, General Court Martial of Staff Sergeant, 2006
Reported Cases: United States of America v. SDG&E, et al., U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, Case No.: 06 CR 0065 DMS (2006); People v. Sempra Energy, et al., El Cajon, California Superior Court Case No.: GIE 028660 (2006); Viens v. Beach Enterprises, et al., San Diego, California Superior Court Case No. GIC 843649 (2006); Torres, et al. v. The City of San Diego, San Diego, California Superior Court Case No. GIC 852293 (2006); People of the State of California v. Lawrence Grissom, et al., San Diego, California Superior Court Case No. GIC 850246 (2006); San Diego City Employees Retirement System v. San Diego City Attorney Michael Aguirre, et al., San Diego, California Superior Court Case No. GIC 841845 (2006); Raymond v. The Home Depot, et al., San Diego, California Superior Court Case No. GIC 822167 (2006).
Born: Long Island, New York, October 2, 1961