Miguel Pozo '94
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Miguel's parents instilled in him the importance of embracing his roots, becoming involved in the community and advocating for the rights of others. It is these values, in part, which led him to a career in the legal profession. He believes that service is a privilege and a responsibility that we should all embrace.
Mr. Pozo is currently a litigation partner at Lowenstein Sandler PC, one of New Jersey's largest law firms with over 275 lawyers. He represents clients in federal and state court litigation involving business torts, contract disputes, employment litigation, and class actions. Miguel's legal career has also included award winning pro bono work and significant community involvement.
Miguel earned a B.A. in political science from Hofstra University in 1994. While at Hofstra, Miguel was an active student leader involved in several organizations including the Student Judiciary Board and the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., among others. After Hofstra, he went on to Rutgers University School of Law - Newark, where he earned a J.D. in 1998.
Practicing law for the last 10 years, Miguel has received a number of accolades from his peers in the legal community. For example, in 2005, Miguel was featured as one of "50 Leading Women and Minority Attorneys" by the New Jersey Law Journal. In 2007, Miguel was named a "Rising Star" by New Jersey Super Lawyers magazine for his experience in business litigation.
Most recently, Essence Magazine honored Miguel for his outstanding community service efforts, which have included his work with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newark, New Jersey. Miguel is one of 50 men and the only attorney honored by the magazine this year.