Andrew Demetriou is a strategic advisor with extensive experience in the healthcare industry.
He has worked with nonprofit and for-profit hospitals and hospital systems, health plans, physician organizations, and specialty services providers, which rely on his advice in strategic transactions, including network and healthcare delivery system development, merger and acquisition transactions, regulatory compliance matters, and corporate governance.
Mr. Demetriou provides healthcare clients and their counsel with the benefit of his 25 years of experience as partner at two of the largest law firms in the world (Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. and Jones Day), at which he served as a leader of corporate and healthcare practice groups.
Mr. Demetriou is a nationally recognized author and speaker on topics including legal issues affecting the healthcare industry, corporate transactions, corporate governance, corporate compliance, legal and business ethics, and professional responsibility. He has presented at nearly 100 conferences sponsored by a wide range of leading healthcare associations and bar groups. His writing has appeared in publications of the American Bar Association, American Health Lawyers Association, Bureau of National Affairs, American Lawyer Media, and Los Angeles County Bar, and include “Healthcare Integration: Structural and Legal Issues,” published as part of the BNA Health Law & Business Series (with Thomas E. Dutton).
Mr. Demetriou has a long record of leadership in the organized bar, including serving as chair of the American Bar Association Health Law Section in 2007-2008. He has held committee leadership positions in the American Health Lawyers Association and its predecessor, the American Academy of Healthcare Attorneys. He is a former member of the Board of the Los Angeles County Bar Foundation and served as chair of the Los Angeles County Delegation to the California State Bar Conference of Delegates. He is a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and Los Angeles County Bar Foundation.
Mr. Demetriou has also been engaged in a variety of community activities. He presently serves as special counsel to the Dwight Eisenhower Memorial Commission, a federal body charged with establishing a memorial to President Eisenhower in Washington, DC, to be designed by Frank Gehry.
His other community service includes acting as chief of protocol for the Aquatic Sports in the XXIII Olympic Games (1984), a member of the board of directors and board of governors of the UCLA Foundation, chair of the UCLA Annual Fund (1995 to 1999), membership on the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce Healthcare Committee, a member of the Executive Committee of the Junior Statesman Foundation of America, and an officer of the St. Sophia Foundation, which supports the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Los Angeles. He has provided pro bono legal services to many community organizations, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, International Trade Education Programs, Inc., Texas Educational Theatre Association, Lineage Dance Company, Axios Foundation for Worthiness, Eisenhower Institute, and Los Angeles Mozart Orchestra.
Areas of Expertise
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law
Research and Books Editor, Ecology Law Quarterly
Order of the Coif
University of California, Los Angeles
B.A., Economics, 1976 (summa cum laude)