John M. Formella


John is an associate in both the Business and Environmental & Land Use practice groups. John works on a wide variety of commercial and environmental matters, offering his clients strategic advice and efficiently helping his clients obtain favorable results.

While a law school student, John served as a judicial intern for United States District Court Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington of the Middle District of Florida in 2010, and as a Pierce Atwood Summer Associate in 2011. In addition, John volunteered his time teaching basic constitutional law to DC middle school students through GW law’s Street Law program.



George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors, Thurgood Marshall Scholar, George Washington University International Law Review, (2012)

Florida State University, M.S., Applied American Politics and Policy, (2009)

Florida State University, B.A., English Literature with an emphasis in Business, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, (2008)

Bar Admissions

New Hampshire



U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire