Boston, MA – July 19, 2022 – Form Energy, Inc. announced today that Sozi Tulante has joined the company as General Counsel where he will lead Form’s global legal, compliance, and ethics functions, as well as provide strategic counsel on Form’s commercial, legislative, and policy efforts. Tulante will report to Form Energy Co-founder and CEO Mateo Jaramillo.
Tulante joins Form Energy from Dechert LLP, where he was a partner in the firm’s litigation department and advised clients on high-stakes government and regulatory issues.
Mateo Jaramillo, CEO and Co-founder of Form Energy, said, “We are so pleased to have Sozi on board as our General Counsel. He is an accomplished legal strategist and litigator and his counsel and strategic direction will be critical as we enter new markets and prepare to manufacture and commercialize our first multi-day energy storage product.”
Tulante, who has over 20 years of experience, also served as Philadelphia City Solicitor from 2016 to 2018. In that role, he was general counsel for the City’s workforce of 25,000 and population of 1.5 million and was in charge of all of Philadelphia’s legal affairs, including contracting, environmental issues, intellectual property, outside counsel expenditures, and litigation touching on every aspect of the City’s functions. Tulante is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney and previously served as a partner at another law firm. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Harvard College.
“I am humbled to join Form Energy to build a world-class legal department and to work with Mateo and Form Energy’s leadership team in developing innovation that will be critical in building a zero-carbon electric grid. I will bring to Form Energy the same strategic, client-centered vision that transformed the Philadelphia Law Department and that guided my clients everyday in private practice,” Tulante said.
Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing cost-effective multi-day energy storage systems to enable the global electricity system to run on 100% low-cost renewable energy, every day of the year. Driven by the company’s core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, the Form Energy team is deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. Form Energy is supported by leading investors who share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage will be a key enabler of tomorrow’s zero-carbon electric system.
To learn more about Sozi Tulante, as well as other members of the Form Energy leadership team, please visit: https://formenergy.com/team/.