Attorney at Law
OH, Tax Court
- Tax Audit
- Tax Filings
- Tax Lien
- Tax Penalties
- Tax Planning
- Other Tax Matter
- Benefits & Compensation
- Employee Stock Option Plan
- Equity Compensation
- Case Law Research
- Other Legal Research & Writing Matter
"Demetrius provided guidance on the taxability of country club memberships provided to executive employees. He broke down the various parts of the memberships and helped us to understand which parts may be deductible as a business expense and which should be included in the executive's annual pay."
"Demetrius was able to research and provide a clear articulation of the applicable federal taxation and reporting of third-party incentive payments made to privately owned dealership employees. His work allowed the company to take correctly action on reporting and become in compliance reducing our risk and legal exposure."
Ernst & Young LLP
Feb 2016 - Dec 2017
Conducted legal research and drafted memoranda concerning compliance of nonqualified deferred compensation plans
Counseled Fortune 100 company on permissibility of special timing methods Restricted Stock Units (“RSU”)
Provided guidance on compliance with federal guidelines on employee benefit plans
Provided guidance on successor liabilities and employee misclassification
Franklin County Municipal Court
Jan 2015 - Dec 2015
Mediated various disputes between aggrieved parties including alleged criminal damaging of property, misdemeanor assaults, and petty theft before presentation to City Prosecutor’s Office for potential charges
Mediated disputes referred from the Small Claims Court magistrates including landlord-tenant disputes, breach of contract, defective product.
Assisted parties in reaching acceptable agreement
Ohio Attorney General
Feb 2014 - Mar 2015
Conducted appropriate research and analysis of legal and law enforcement guidelines.
Drafted memoranda in support of the Attorney General’s position.
Handled sensitive inquiry request concerning open criminal/civil investigations under the Ohio Sunshine Law.
JP Morgan Chase
Senior Account Manager
May 2009 - Jun 2013
Assisted in understanding and implementation of new federal regulatory guidelines including the Dodd-Frank Act, Bank Secrecy Act, Anti-Money Laundering, and OFAC
Oversaw and actively managed accounts totaling over $1 million in value
Supervised four direct subordinates who provided superior client support to both governmental and industrial clients
Provided proactive risk assessment