Damien Rees is licensed in Georgia and practices primarily in the areas of workers' compensation and subrogation. He attended Georgia College & State University, where he earned his B.A., cum laude, in Political Science. While there, he was a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha and Gamma Beta Phi honor societies, an intern with the Stephens County District Attorney's office in Stephens County, and a research assistant with the Baldwin County Public Defender's office. He then attended Georgia State University College of Law, where he earned his J.D., cum laude with highest pro bono distinctions, in 2013. During his second year, he interned for Judge Kelly Ellerbe, earned a spot on the Student Trial Lawyers Association, competed in the William Daniel Mock Trial Competition, and received honors in Litigation. During his last year, he was a 2013 recipient of the Ginny and Kelly Tax Clinic Fellowship and Paul D. Coverdell Services Award for his work as a student-attorney. He started defending employers and insurers at Speed, Seta, Martin, Trivett & Stubley. He gained additional experience with another Atlanta defense firm before returning to Speed, Seta, Martin, Trivett & Stubley. He has participated in multiple seminars that navigate clients through the ever-changing workers' compensation laws in Georgia. Through years of exclusively representing employers and insurers, he has developed creative strategies for achieving favorable, cost-beneficial resolutions.