For the past seven years, Dawn DeMaio has been the glue that holds the Employment Discrimination law firm of Derek Smith Law Group, PLLC together. As the firm’s top Paralegal and Office Manager, Dawn ensures every client get the personalized attention they deserve.

Since graduating from college at Farleigh Dickinson University, Dawn has consistently worked as a paralegal, using her the experience to ensure all the firm’s Labor & Employment Law clients receive the best service possible for their legal claim or lawsuit.

Dawn loves working on Labor & Employment Law claims & sexual harassment lawsuits. “Every case is personal to me. I’ve spent nights talking people off ledges. I get emotionally invested in each client, and I just love helping people,” says Dawn.

Originally hailing from Brooklyn, NY, Dawn currently lives in Staten Island. In her spare time, Dawn enjoys spending time with her two daughters and playing softball and volleyball.


College: Farleigh Dickinson University


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