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Damian P.  Richard

Damian P. Richard

Damian Richard’s practice focuses on consumer litigation defense and employment law.  He has represented financial institutions in state and federal courts, bankruptcy court, at trial and on appeal.  He has successfully defended debt collectors, national banks, loan servicers, and community credit unions from claims involving lending law, consumer protection, unfair competition, fraud and tort, as well as in complex employment litigation under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Title VII, Fair Labor Standards Act, and state civil rights laws. 

Prior to joining The Sessions Firm’s San Diego office, Mr. Richard practiced with a multi-state bankruptcy and mortgage litigation firm, and later with the Orange County office of an international law firm.

Before entering private practice, Mr. Richard clerked for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and later served as a Trial Counsel, Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, Legal Assistance and Tax Attorney for the U.S. Marine Corps.  He continues to serve as a judge advocate in the Marine Corps Reserve.  Both prior to and during law school, Mr. Richard worked as a consumer affairs specialist for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Branch in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Richard is a 2002 graduate of the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and a 2005 graduate of the University of South Dakota's School of Law.  He served as a staff writer and editor for the South Dakota Law Review. 

Mr. Richard is licensed to practice in Alaska, Arizona, California, Oregon, South Dakota, and Washington, including the federal courts.


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Contact Information

San Diego Office
1545 Hotel Circle South, Suite 150
San Diego, California 92108-3426

Direct: (619) 222-1243
Office: (619) 758-1891
Fax: (619) 296-2013

Email: drichard@sessions.legal

Practice Areas

Headquartered in New Orleans, Servicing Clients Throughout the Nation

  • California

    San Diego

    1545 Hotel Circle South
    Suite 150
    San Diego, California 92108-3426

    T: (619) 758-1891
    F: (619) 296-2013

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    Los Angeles

    1171 Klose Lane
    Fullerton, California 92833

    T: 657-445-6089
    F: (619) 296-2013

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  • Colorado

    Fort Collins

    645 Stonington Lane
    Fort Collins, Colorado 80525-8286

    T: (970) 223-4420
    F: (970) 223-4490

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  • Florida


    3350 Buschwood Park Dr. Suite 195
    Tampa, Florida 33618

    T: (813) 890-2460
    F: (866) 466-3140

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  • Georgia


    5229 Roswell Road

    Atlanta, Georgia 30342

    T: (404) 458-0105
    F: (877) 480-5639

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  • Illinois


    120 South LaSalle Street
    Suite 1960
    Chicago, Illinois 60603-3561

    T: (312) 578-0990
    F: (312) 578-0991

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  • Louisiana


    Lakeway Two
    Suite 200
    Metairie, Louisiana 70002-7227

    T: (504) 828-3700
    F: (504) 828-3737

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    New Orleans

    400 Poydras Street
    New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

    T: (504) 582-1500
    F: (504) 582-1555

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  • New Jersey


    3 Cross Creek Drive
    Flemington, New Jersey 08822-4938

    T: (908) 237-1660
    F: (908) 237-1663

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  • New York


    Sheridan Meadows Corporate Park - South
    Williamsville, New York 14221-4800

    T: (716) 636-5178
    F: (716) 625-7497

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  • Ohio


    2647 Eaton Road
    University Heights, Ohio 44118

    T: (216) 331-1308
    F: (216) 220-4937

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  • Pennsylvania


    3682 Green Ridge Road
    Furlong, Pennsylvania 18925

    T: (267) 544-0840
    F: (267) 935-7382

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  • Texas


    Founders Square
    Dallas, Texas 75202

    T: (214) 741-3001
    F: (214) 741-3055

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