Dean A. Demetre: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Dean A. Demetre


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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy and Restructuring
  • Finance
  • Asset Based Lending
  • Financial Services
  • Equity Sponsor Finance
  • Real Estate Lending
  • Syndicated Credit Facilities
University University of California at Irvine, B.A., with honors, 1977 Phi Beta Kappa
Law SchoolUniversity of California, Los Angeles, J.D., 1980 member, Law Review
Admitted1980, California

Dean Demetre is a partner in the Finance and Bankruptcy Practice Group in the firm's Orange County office. He has served as both the leader of the Finance and Bankruptcy Practice Group and the head of the firm's Real Estate Finance Team.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Demetre joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton in 1980 and became a partner in 1988. He specializes in real property law, commercial law, secured and unsecured lending and bankruptcy matters. His experience includes real property financing transactions, personal property and asset based lending transactions, highly leveraged transactions, participating loan/ equity kicker transactions, mezzanine financing, subscription facilities, participated and syndicated transactions, problem loan workouts and representation of creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.

•Listed in Best Lawyers in America for banking and finance law
•Best Lawyers' 2009 and 2014, Banking Lawyer of the Year for his geographic region

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Speaking Engagements
•Mr. Demetre has lectured on various lending and commercial law topics


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Office Information

Dean A. Demetre

650 Town Center Drive, 4th Floor
Costa MesaCA 92626


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