Damon J. Velardi

Junior Partner

Damon Velardi obtained his Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University with a major in Philosophy. While studying at Columbia, Damon served as a member of the student council and was the curriculum coordinator for the America Reads Program of Columbia University’s Community Impact organization, which provided volunteer services to public schools in Harlem. For his services, he was awarded the Gold King’s Crown Leadership Award.

Damon then earned his Juris Doctor from Pace University School of Law in 2009, where he participated in the St. John’s Civil Rights National Trial Competition and the ABA Labor Law National Trial Competition. He began his professional legal career in upstate New York at a general practice law firm, representing clients in personal injury, medical malpractice, family, divorce law, and criminal defense.

Damon joined the law firm of Silver & Kelmachter, LLP in 2014 and currently focuses on personal injury and medical malpractice actions. He is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, and is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice

Professional Associations

  • New York State Trial Lawyers’ Association, Member, Present


  • Pace Law School, White Plains, New York
    • J.D. -2009
    • Honors: Dean’s List
  • Columbia University, New York, New York
    • B.A. -2001
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Major: Philosophy

Current Employment Positions

  • Junior Partner

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2012