In 2004, Demo founded the Zeppos Law Firm, now Zeppos Rautiola LLP. Prior to his legal career, Demo worked as a business owner, allowing him to understand day-to-day business issues on a first-hand basis.
In addition, his years of working at the national Big 4 CPA firms provided a depth of tax, finance and accounting expertise, which he incorporates into his counsel to clients on their business transactions.
Demo is skilled in assisting companies and owners grow and preserve their business through competent and practical business and tax law counsel.
Specifically, his practice concentrates on business transactional law and tax planning, including real estate transactions and finance, choice of business entity planning, and mergers and acquisitions.
His services also include estate planning for wealthy families and multi-generational businesses using practical financial and tax planning methodologies.
The scope of these services also focuses on helping U.S. companies structure their foreign investments and affiliates, and he assists foreign investors structure their investments within the United States.
Before moving to California, Demo worked in Chicago at KPMG where he collaborated with other attorneys and tax professionals in reviewing corporate mergers and acquisitions. His work included developing real estate tax minimization strategies for real estate clients and he was honored with KPMG’s “Creative Tax Innovation Award” for his accomplishments.