Southpointe, PA
Southpointe Town Center
1800 Main Street
Suite 200
Canonsburg, PA 15317
T: (724) 514-8944
F: (724) 514-8954

J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law (2002)

B.S., Pennsylvania State University (1999)

  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
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Damon R. Thomas


Damon Thomas is a fair but aggressive attorney that has more than 20 years of experience as a construction lawyer who counsels owners, developers, contractors and design professionals in all phases of the construction and dispute resolution process. 

Damon's practice covers the full spectrum of construction law, including but not limited to project contracts, project planning, project design and project management issues requiring mediation, arbitration or litigation. Damon's experience includes common, yet complex construction litigation matters such as:

  • Payment/Performance bonds
  • Payment disputes
  • Mechanic's liens
  • Federal claims 
  • Delays and defects
  • Extra work
  • Professional negligence
  • Property damage (residential and commercial)

Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, Damon is a member of the firm’s Construction Law team and works from the firm's Southpointe, Pennsylvania office.  Over his career, Damon has counseled and litigated on behalf of clients on numerous disputes involving retaining wall defects, including large scale projects at schools, industrial sites, commercial sites and facilities related to the energy industry.  Additionally, his construction experience includes representing clients involved in complex, multi-prime contractor projects. Damon also has developed extensive experience handling large residential construction disputes ranging from landslides to building defects.

In addition to his full-service construction law practice, Damon has experience with matters involving insurance defense and coverage, labor and employment, manufacturing, trucking and commercial litigation. He has successfully prosecuted and defended cases in federal and state courts, as well as before alternative dispute resolution bodies.  Recently, Damon expanded his litigation practice to international tribunals where he litigated an extremely complex commercial dispute before the International Chamber of Commerce in Copenhagen, Denmark.

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2010-2016)
  • Pennsylvania's Outstanding Young Lawyers (2012)
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • American Subcontractors Association of Western Pennsylvania
    • Chapter Attorney
    • Member, Board of Directors
  • Associated Builders and Contractors of Western Pennsylvania
  • Builders Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh
  • Contractors Association of West Virginia
  • Master Builders Association of Western Pennsylvania
  • Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Society of American Military Engineers
  • Treasurer of MAHS Boys Soccer Boosters