Demetra Karamanos represents public and private companies and private equity firms in significant domestic and cross-border transactions. Demetra's practice focuses on M&A, carve-out divestitures, leveraged buyouts, take privates, and special committee transactions. She also counsels public company boards on corporate governance, compliance, and fiduciary matters.
Demetra advises domestic and foreign clients in a broad range of industries, including consumer goods and retail, aviation, gaming, health care, media and entertainment, and pharmaceuticals. She has worked on substantial matters for Procter & Gamble, Monster Beverage, Signature Aviation, LendingTree, Eldridge, EagleTree Capital, Bombardier, Scotts Miracle-Gro, and Bally's Corporation. Prior to joining Jones Day, she advised Allergan, Anthem, Leonard Green & Partners, Odyssey Investment Partners, Safeway, Books-A-Million, and Dish Network, among others, in a number of substantial transactions.
Demetra is a New York Office coordinator of the Firm's New Lawyers Group. She served as the partner co-chair of the 2020 New York Summer Associate Program and a coordinator of the 2018 New York Summer Associate Program. She is a board member of the Hellenic Lawyers Association.
- University of Virginia (J.D. 2010; Editor-in-Chief, Virginia Journal of International Law; B.A. with distinction 2007)
- New York and District of Columbia
- "Rising Star" — Super Lawyers (2015-2020)
- Greek and Spanish