John P.  Formichella

John P. Formichella

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John P Formichella is a US-trained attorney and a leading expert in the technology, media, and telecommunications sector in East and South East Asia. He has over 25 years’ sophisticated technology transaction experience (five years in Taiwan, 20+ years in Thailand), covering technology development and licensing projects, data privacy issues, infrastructure and business process outsourcings, systems integrations, ERP implementations, cloud computing and web hosting arrangements, data centre and co-location agreements, and telecommunications procurements.

John represents some of the largest software and telecommunications companies in the United States, Europe and Japan regarding their affairs in Thailand. His jurisdiction experience covers Thailand, Taiwan, India, Vietnam, Hong Kong and Laos, and his practice areas include corporate, regulatory compliance, labour and employment, and energy.

include corporate, regulatory compliance, labour and employment, and energy. Prior to forming Formichella & Sritawat, John practised with Blumenthal Richter & Sumet (BRS), rising from associate to partner during his 14-year tenure there. He came to BRS from Minter Ellison, where he practised out of the firm’s Bangkok offices in its corporate practice group.

John graduated from the State University of New York (University of Buffalo), earning bachelor’s and master’s (economics) degrees, and a juris doctor degree. He also studied at the Chulalongkorn University Faculty of Law in Bangkok. John is admitted to practise law in Washington, DC and is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association.

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