The Firm


 The Dampier Law Firm, P.C. is a boutique litigation firm founded in 1995.  The firm represents individuals and small businesses with an emphasis in injury and complex litigation cases. The firm has acted as Co-Lead Counsel and Class Counsel in numerous actions and participated in the recovery of hundreds of millions of dollars for individuals and small businesses that have been injured or harmed.


M. Stephen DampierFounder and Senior Member.

Mr. Dampier graduated from The George Washington University (Accounting), Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law (J.D.) and the New York University School of Law (LL.M.) in 1983, 1990 and 1991, respectively.  He is licensed to practice law in Alabama, Colorado and Washington, D.C. and maintains a nationwide practice.  He is admitted to practice in virtually all state and federal courts in Alabama, Colorado and Washington, D.C., including the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama; The U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; U.S. District Court, District of Columbia; District of Columbia, Court of Appeals; 11th Circuit, Court of Appeals; and the U.S. Supreme Court.  He also has served on numerous public and private boards, including the Royalty Policy Committee, U.S Department of Interior, State of Alabama Oil & Gas Board; and the State Health Coordinating Council.  In addition to injury cases, Mr. Dampier has served as Co-Lead Counsel or Class Counsel in numerous actions. Some representative actions include: Foster v. ABTCO (Hardboard Siding Class Action) (Circuit Court, Choctaw County, AL); In Re Aftermarket Filters Antitrust Litigation (USDC NDIL); In Re Autolights Antitrust Litigation (USDC CDCA); In Re Blood Reagents Antitrust Litigation (USDC EDPA); In Re Flat Glass Antitrust Litigation (USDC WDPA); Lucken v. Ultra Resources,Inc.  (Natural Gas Royalty Litigation) (USDC CO); In Re Marine Hose Antitrust Litigation (USDC SDFL); In Re Potash Antitrust Litigation (USDC NDIL); Thorpe v. State of Colorado (Constitutional and Tax Litigation) (District Court, City and County of Denver, CO); Anderson v. Merit Energy Company (Natural Gas Royalty Litigation) (USDC CO); Moye v. Exxon Mobil Corporation (Natural Gas Royalty Litigation) (Monroe County Circuit Court, AL); Holman v. Kerr-McGee Rocky Mountain Corporation (Natural Gas Royalty Litigation) (District Court, Weld County, Colorado); In Re Polyurethane Foam Antitrust Litigation (UDSC NDOH); In re Photochromics Lens Antitrust Litigation (USDC MDFL); Holman v. Patina Oil & Gas Corporation (Natural Gas Royalty Litigation) (District Court, Weld County, CO); Frazier v. Unocal (Natural Gas Royalty Litigation) (District Court, Midland, TX); McGowin v. Texaco (Natural Gas Royalty Litigation) (Circuit Court, Mobile County, AL); McNeil & Sons, Inc. v. Unocal (Natural Gas Royalty Litigation) (Circuit Court, Mobile County, AL); Johnson v. Heilig-Meyers Corporation (Breach of Contract) (Choctaw County, AL); Wardell Family Limited Partnership v. Noble Energy, Inc., (Natural Gas Royalty Litigation) (District Court, Weld County, Colorado); Williams v. Phillips Petroleum Company (Natural Gas Royalty Litigation) (Circuit Court, Washington County, AL); Heffner v. BCBS of Alabama (ERISA) (USDC MDGA); Chamberlin v. BCBS of Alabama (ERISA) (USDC SDAL); Holman v. Petro-Canada (Natural Gas Royalty Litigation) (USDC CO); Droegemuller v. Petroleum Development Corporation (Natural Gas Royalty Litigation) (USDC CO).


John A. Ioannou- Of Counsel.

Mr. Ioannou graduated from St. John’s University in 1991 and 1994, earning his B.S. (Finance) and Juris Doctorate degrees, respectively.  He is an experienced commercial litigator, including substantial commercial litigation with Motely Rice, L.L.C., Pomerantz, L.L.P., and the Office of New York State Attorney General as an Assistant Attorney Genereal.  Mr. Ioannou has worked on complex multidistrict antitrust litigation in virtually all phases, including developing and investigation new matters; case coordination, management and strategy.  He has conducted complex investigations and litigation concerning horizontal and vertical restraints of trade, monopolization, and other anti-competitive acts.  In addition, he has litigated federal and state commercial matters including retail markets; engaged incase strategy and expert coordination; substantial trial motion and appellate practice; discovery, substantial document review and e-discovery experience; settlement negotiation, mediation, approval, and administration.