Damon serves as Of Counsel and is a member of the Utility & Energy practice. He practices out of the Louisville, Lexington and Hodgenville, Kentucky offices. Damon brings to SKO more than 35 years of experience working in private practice focusing on public utility work. He serves as General Counsel of the Kentucky Rural Water Association and has served in this capacity since 1979.
He is a frequent speaker at training sessions sponsored by the Kentucky Rural Water Association, Public Service Commission, Division of Water, Utility Management Institute, and other Utility Industry Groups.
Damon received his J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 1975, and earned his B.S.M.E. in 1972 from the University of Kentucky College of Engineering. He served as a board member of the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority for 15 years (2000-2015), and was a charter member, a long-time board member and Board Chairman for two terms of the KY FFA Foundation, Inc. He also serves as a board member for a variety of other non-profit organizations.
Recent Developments in Utility Law, 2018 Kentucky Rural Association
Annual Conference and Exhibition
Duties and Responsibilites of Utility Board Members, 2015
How to Conduct Board Meetings, 2014
Resolving Service Territory Disputes, 2013
Ethics - Overseeing the Overseers, 2012
Searching for Effective Legal Solution, 2012
Municipal Wholesale Rates, 2011
Legal Issues and Board Oversight, 2011
Identity Theft Precention Program, 20019
Service Territory Partnerships, 2009
Building for the Future by Bruilding a Board Governance Manual, 2008
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