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Melanie Damian

Partner & Founder,
Damian & Valori, LLP | Culmo Trial Attorneys

Contact Details

Partner & Founder,
Damian & Valori, LLP | Culmo Trial Attorneys
1000 Brickell Avenue
Suite 1020
Miami, FL 33131
United States
Work: 305-371-3960

Years of Experience

21 - 30

Professional Bio

https://dvllp.com/attorneys/melanie-e-damian/

Company Description

Damian & Valori LLP | Culmo Trial Attorneys is an AV Rated business litigation and personal injury firm. The Firm provides its clients with professional, high quality, experienced counseling, strategic advice, and representation in litigating and resolving complicated business and corporate disputes, and personal injury matters.

Number of Times Appointed a Receiver

10+

Lead Roles in Federal Receiverships

  • Principal (Lead) Counsel
  • Receiver

Other Roles in Federal Receiverships

  • Independent Fiduciary

Receivership Experience in these USDC Courts

  • Florida Southern
  • Georgia Northern
  • Illinois Northern
  • Pennsylvania Middle
  • Pennsylvania Western

Receivership Experience with these Agencies

  • Commodity Future Trading Commmission
  • Federal Trade Commision
  • Securities and Exchange Commission

Sizes of Federal Equity Receiverships

  • $25 Million +

Federal Equity Receivership Cases on which I have Worked

  • U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Daniel Fingerhut, et al., Case No. 20-CV-21887-DPG, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (multi-million dollar binary options affiliate marketing fraud), Court-Appointed Receiver Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Daniel Fingerhut, et al., Case No. 1:20-cv-21887-GAYLES, for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Court-Appointed Receiver Federal Trade Commission v. On Point Global LLC, et al., Case No. 19-CV-25046,U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, Court-Appointed Receiver Securities and Exchange Commission v. Today’s Growth Consultant, Inc., et al., Case No. 1:19-CV-08454, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, Court-Appointed Receiver Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Timothy Joseph Atkinson, et al., Case No. 18-23992-CIV-MARTINEZ/AOR-OTAZO-REYES, for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Court-Appointed Receiver U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Onix Capital LLC, et al., Case No. 16-CV-24678-COOKE/TORRES, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Court-Appointed Receiver (www.OnixReceivership.com) U.S. Federal Trade Commission v. Consumer Collection Advocates, et al., Case No. 14-62491-CIV-BLOOM, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Court-Appointed Receiver (www.ccareceivership.com) U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Worth Group, Inc., et al., (Case No. 9:13-cv-80796-KLR), U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Court-Appointed Corporate Monitor (www.worthmonitor.com) ($30 million precious metal company) U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission v. Hunter Wise Commodities, LLC et al., Case No. 9:12-cv-81311-DMM, U.S District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Court-Appointed Corporate Monitor ($150 million commodities fraud) U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. We the People Inc. of the United States, Case No. 2:13-cv-14050-JEM, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Court-Appointed Receiver ($75 million securities fraud) U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Aubrey Lee Price et al.; PFG LLC et al., Case No. 1:12-cv-2296-TCB, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Court-Appointed Receiver ($40 million securities fraud) U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Marc Roup et al., Case No. 09-CD-01685, Western District of Pennsylvania, Court-Appointed Receiver U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Sean Healy, et al., Case No. 1:09-CV-1330, U.S. District Court, Middle District, Pennsylvania, Court-Appointed Receiver U.S. Commodity and Futures Trading Commission v. Sean Nathan Healy, et al., Case No. 1:09-CV-1331, U.S. District Court, Middle District, Pennsylvania, Court-Appointed Receiver U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Concorde America, Inc., et al., Case No. 05-80128-CIV-ZLOCH/SNOW, U.S. District Court, Southern District, Miami Division, Court-Appointed Distribution Agent U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Bio-Heal Laboratories, Inc., et al., Case No. 05-21116-CIV-SEITZ/O’SULLIVAN, U.S. District Court, Southern District, Miami Division, Court-Appointed Distribution Agent U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Charles O. Morgan, Jr., as Personal Representative of the Estate of Frederick J. Kunen, Case No. 07-22204-CIV-GOLD/TURNOFF, U.S. District Court, Southern District, Miami Division, Counsel for Receiver

Links to Cases

  • https://dvllp.com/attorneys/melanie-e-damian/

Roles in Other (Non-Federal) Equity Receiverships

  • Counsel to State Court Appointed Receiver
  • State Court Appointed Receiver

Industry Specialties

  • Fiduciary Management
  • International Issues
  • Mineral/Geological Materials
  • Multi-Level Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Technology

Education

University of Wisconsin (B.A. 1991) University of Miami Law School (J.D. cum laude, 1996)

LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/melaniedamian/