Joseph L. Demeo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Boston, MA

Demeo LLP
 | 200 State St, Boston, MA 02109
Phone: 617-263-2600
Fax: 617-263-2300
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (30%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Joseph L. Demeo is the founder and managing partner of Demeo LLP. Mr. Demeo represents and advises diverse business clients in litigation matters. Prior to forming the firm in 1997, Mr. Demeo practiced law at the firm of Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. in Boston.

    Mr. Demeo represents an array of clients – public and private corporations, banks, small businesses and individuals — in commercial litigation matters, including contract disputes, injunction and trade secret cases, intellectual property litigation, banking litigation, shareholder disputes, enforcement of public bidding laws, real estate litigation, securities arbitrations, employment law and construction litigation.  For 20 years, Mr. Demeo has delivered meaningful results for his clients in the form of victories at every stage of litigation or through negotiated settlements.

    Mr. Demeo is AV rated* by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer review rating.  He received his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law and his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Mr. Demeo is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.  He is the former Chairman of the Zoning Board of Appeals for the Town of Manchester-by-the-Sea.

    * AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Business Litigation
    • 30%Intellectual Property Litigation
    • 20%Employment Litigation: Defense
    Focus Areas

    Employment Law - Employer


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    Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2021

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    About Joseph Demeo

    Admitted: 1992, Massachusetts

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    • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Court, Massachusetts
    • Chairman of the Zoning Board of Appeals for the Town of Manchester-by-the-Sea
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
    • Commonwealth of Massachusetts

    Educational Background:

    • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, 1988
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    Office Location for Joseph L. Demeo

    200 State St
    Boston, MA 02109

    Phone: 617-263-2600

    Fax: 617-263-2300

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    Last Updated: 6/5/2021

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