Attorney Damon Ellis
A native of Charleston, Damon Ellis of Mani Ellis & Layne, PLLC has built a reputation as a confident and professional attorney who gives his clients his fullest attention.
"Our slogan here is, 'It's not just business, it's personal,'" he says. "And we do take it personally. Whether it's a $2,000 case or a $10 million case, we treat every case as something personal. We work one-on-one with our clients and are as accessible as we can be."
After college, Ellis headed north to Ohio to go to law school, receiving his J.D. from Capital University in Columbus in 2000. Returning to Charleston, he practiced in a general practice law firm with one of his current partners, Jonathan Mani. He and Mani shared a vision about the legal services they wanted to provide to people in the community. In 2004, they launched their own law firm.