John Fotiadis is a graduate of Stanford Law School, licensed as an attorney by the State of New York (1988), US District Courts (Eastern and Southern Districts of New York), US Military Court of Appeals, US Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. John Fotiadis has been practicing as a legal consultant in Thailand for nearly a decade.
John’s expertise benefits from the synergy of his transactional and litigation experience. Having acted as a commercial trial lawyer in New York and then as a consultant for client litigation, arbitration, mediation and regulatory hearings/investigations here in Thailand, John has material practical experience in the resolution of disputes within all forums.
John’s experience also draws from his years as a commercial practitioner both in New York and in Thailand. As a commercial adviser, John’s experience extends from commercial contracting, energy, international trade, fair competition, IT law, real property and corporate practice. In its 2009 review of legal consultants in Thailand, Asia Pacific Legal 500 Asia identified John Fotiadis as "recommended" in the field of Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT), with a niche strength in advising on cyber crime.
Clients for which John has acted during the course of his career in Thailand include many Fortune 500 and leading worldwide companies such as Abbot Labs, Apple, American Express, Bahrain Petroleum Company, Bechtel, Bluescope Steel, Chevron, Diageo, Goodyear, Google, Honda, ING Life Insurance, Maersk, Matsushita, Microsoft, Beijing Shougang Steel, Shagang Steel, Visa International, Yahoo and others.