Professor Dammann's main field of research is corporate law; his other areas of interest include contracts, comparative law, and European Union law. He has published two books as well as articles in leading law reviews and peer-reviewed journals. His work on German consumer protection law is routinely cited by the Germany Bundesgerichtshof, the highest German court in civil law matters.
Before joining the University of Texas, Professor Dammann worked at the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance in Munich.
Professor Dammann has taught at various other universities including the University of Chicago Law School, the Cornell Law School, and the Fundação Getulio Vargas in São Paulo.