Damon M. Durbin

Associate

Columbus
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Overview

Damon Durbin’s practice focuses on complex business litigation, including bankruptcy and securities litigation, in addition to consumer lawsuits involving auto manufacturers. He is currently part of the BakerHostetler team serving as counsel to the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS). In this role, Damon assists on many cases, investigating and litigating against hedge funds, investment banks, and other financial institutions that invested in BLMIS feeder funds. Additionally, Damon has experience assisting on data privacy incident response initiatives, drafting important documents and working with regulatory officials.

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  • Assists clients with handling data breach security incidents, including drafting incident notification letters for individuals affected by the incident and drafting closing memorandums with recommendations to clients based on forensic expert reports. Also drafts regulatory notice letters to State Attorney Generals.
  • As a member of the global team representing the SIPA Trustee, is responsible for identifying evidence, drafting complaints and briefs, and conducting necessary legal research. Has experience with various e-discovery issues, including creating discovery protocol, conducting document review, and assisting teams in preparing for hearings and arbitrations on document confidentiality.
  • Represents auto manufacturers throughout the litigation process. Responsible for drafting pleadings and motions, conducting depositions, and attending mediations. 
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Experience

  • Assists clients with handling data breach security incidents, including drafting incident notification letters for individuals affected by the incident and drafting closing memorandums with recommendations to clients based on forensic expert reports. Also drafts regulatory notice letters to State Attorney Generals.
  • As a member of the global team representing the SIPA Trustee, is responsible for identifying evidence, drafting complaints and briefs, and conducting necessary legal research. Has experience with various e-discovery issues, including creating discovery protocol, conducting document review, and assisting teams in preparing for hearings and arbitrations on document confidentiality.
  • Represents auto manufacturers throughout the litigation process. Responsible for drafting pleadings and motions, conducting depositions, and attending mediations. 

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America© (2021)
    • “Ones to Watch” Ohio: Commercial Litigation

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
    • Barristers Leadership Program (2016)

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Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 2011, cum laude
  • B.A., English, University of Dayton, 2008, cum laude