Dhamian Blue represents clients in commercial litigation, internal investigations, and criminal defense matters. With substantial experience in representing both plaintiffs and defendants, he has defended clients against multi-million dollar civil claims asserted by the Federal Trade Commission and several state attorneys general, as well as served as liaison counsel on behalf of a class of plaintiffs in one of the Fourth Circuit's largest securities fraud settlements. In January 2013, Super Lawyers Magazine recognized Mr. Blue as a Rising Star in commercial litigation.
Mr. Blue also defends individuals and companies who have been accused of serious federal and state crimes. He has represented clients in matters involving white collar offenses such as health care fraud, tax fraud, counterfeit currency, and identity theft. He also has represented clients who have been charged with drug trafficking conspiracies, armed robbery, and murder. Mr. Blue has significant jury trial experience, and has represented clients on appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mr. Blue began his legal career as an associate in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group of Dickstein Shapiro LLP in Washington, D.C. He represented corporate policyholders against insurance companies, gaining significant experience in claims for environmental liability, products liability, professional malpractice liability, and foreign asset expropriation. After leaving Dickstein Shapiro, Mr. Blue joined Temple Law Offices, a small civil rights firm in Washington, D.C., where he represented individuals in police misconduct, employment discrimination, and predatory lending cases.
Mr. Blue is highly active in the community, and currently serves on the Board of Advisors for Duke Raleigh Hospital and the Board of Directors for the Dix Park Conservancy. His is a former co-chairman of the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Justice Center and a former member of the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Wake County.
J.D., Duke University School of Law, 2003
A.B., Duke University, 2000
BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS
US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
All North Carolina State and Federal Courts
District of Columbia
MEMBERSHIPS AND COMMUNITY SERVICE
North Carolina Bar Association
North Carolina Advocates for Justice
Duke Raleigh Hospital (Advisory Board Member)
Dix Park Conservancy (Board Member)
North Carolina Justice Center (Past Board Chairman)
Boys & Girls Clubs of Wake County (Past Board Member)