Joseph Tomkiewicz is a partner and co-chair of Tilleke & Gibbins’ regional energy industry team with over 30 years of managerial, transactional, and litigation experience in the world’s largest publicly traded oil and gas companies. He has lived and worked in Thailand, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Texas, New York, Washington, DC, Louisiana, and Florida, during which time he has served as an officer, director, and general counsel to several affiliated overseas oil and gas companies. He has significant experience working with various forms of petroleum agreements and has also negotiated and realized contracts for some of the largest-ever industrial constructions. Joseph has many years of experience interacting with senior level ministerial and regulatory government officials in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
Joseph’s expertise is recognized by IFLR 1000, which ranks him among the best lawyers in Thailand for project development and energy industry M&A transactions.
Joseph is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia (1991) and in the State of Louisiana (2001). He is also admitted in the U.S. District Court (Eastern District of Virginia), U.S. Court of Appeals (Fourth, Fifth, Seventh, and Tenth Circuit), and the Supreme Court of the United States of America. In 2022, he was appointed as an international arbitration panelist for the Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC).
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