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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. Damon also has extensive real estate litigation experience. He has litigated the following issues: eminent domain, title insurance defense, mechanics lien, mortgage rescue fraud, eviction, general real estate transaction litigation, foreclosure and breach of contract.

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.




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.



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



2023 National Business Institute Presentation, “Post-Closing Procedures: Tying Up Loose Ends” and “Ethical Considerations.”

2021 Chicago Bar Association, “Navigating Unit Owner Frustrations within Community Associations.”

2019 DuPage County Bar Association Presentation, “How to Act Civilly in an Adversarial Profession.”

2016 Chicago Title Insurance Company Presentation, "New 22.1 Liability to Sellers."

2014 Chicago Title Insurance Company Presentation, "Valuation of Property in Litigation."

2014 Chicago Title Insurance Company Presentation, "Residential Closings Basics from a Litigation Point of View."

2013 Chicago Title Insurance Company Presentation, "Mortgage Rescue Fraud Act."

2012 First American Title Insurance Company, Taking Flight Newsletter (Spring), "Give Your Business a SWOT in the Arm."

2011 Fidelity National Law Group presentation, "Valuation for Title Litigation."

2010 Fidelity National Law Group presentation, "Elements of a Real Estate Closing."

2009 Seminar Panelist for International Right of Way Association.

2008 Seminar Panelist for Illinois Paralegal Association Fall Education Conference.



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(630) 857-9511



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Damon M. Fisch - America's Top 50 Lawyers - Real Estate - Illinois

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