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, health care, pharmaceuticals, media and entertainment, energy, and telecommunications. She has worked on substantial matters for Procter & Gamble, Scotts Miracle-Gro, Bally's Corporation, Signature Aviation, and PHH Corporation. Prior to joining Jones Day, she advised Allergan, Anthem, Safeway, Odyssey Investment Partners, Books-A-Million, J.P. Morgan Securities, and Dish Network, among others, in a number of substantial transactions.
Demetra is an advisory board member of the Women's Initiative in Jones Day's New York Office and served as the partner co-chair of the 2020 Summer Associate Program and a coordinator of the 2018 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