Profile

DAMON M. FISCH

Practice concentrated in the following areas of law:

  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Title Insurance Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Eminent Domain Litigation
  • Mechanics Lien Litigation


Damon’s practice has concentrated in real estate transactions since he started as a real estate paralegal in 1996. Damon has been a practicing attorney since 2002. Damon has closed countless real estate transactions for clients, both residential and commercial. In addition to transactions, Damon has extensive real estate litigation experience. He has litigated the following issues: eminent domain, title insurance defense, mechanics lien, mortgage rescue fraud, forcible entry and detainer, real estate transaction litigation, foreclosure and breach of contract. Damon is a Special Assistant Attorney General, representing the Illinois Department of Transportation in eminent domain acquisitions.

Prior to starting his own firm, Damon was an associate with Helm & Wagner, in Naperville, where he was a member of the litigation team that attained a $31 million jury verdict for its defendant property owner, the largest jury award in Illinois eminent domain litigation history. Damon also acted as Vice-President Litigation Counsel for Fidelity National Title Insurance Company representing the company and its insured clients before forming the firm of Hartnett Fisch in 2012, which ultimately transitioned to the current Law Office of Damon M. Fisch, P.C.

Education

Damon is a Naperville Central graduate and a lifelong resident in the Naperville area. Damon received his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa in 1994. In 1996, he completed his paralegal certificate at Harper College. In 2002, he received a J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law and his M.B.A from the Illinois Institute of Technology – Stuart School of Business. Damon was a recipient of the CALI Award for Excellence in Copyright Law at Chicago-Kent.

Adjunct Instructor

College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

August 2007 to May 2015

Paralegal Studies- Courses taught:

  • Ethics
  • Litigation
  • Legal Research and Writing

Currently sits on the Advisory Board for Paralegal Studies