Edward J. Pozzuoli, a Martindale Hubble-rated AV lawyer, was elected president of Tripp Scott in 1999. Before this, he served as chair of the firm’s litigation practice. He is an accomplished litigator and negotiator and has extensive experience handling state, county and local governmental issues. Pozzuoli is nationally recognized as a legal expert in charter and educational law.
Pozzuoli focuses his practice on educational and commercial litigation, with particular emphasis on constitutional and government litigation, administrative law, and election law. He is a nationally known expert on charter school, and he represents the largest charter school management company in the country. He also works with municipalities and businesses that are impacted by public-policy issues outside of the charter school arena. Among his notable cases are the 2002 reapportionment voters’ rights litigation, in which he represented the Florida Senate, the 2000 presidential recount litigation, in which he was a member of the Bush/Cheney legal team, and has and continues to represent the Republican Party in key election law cases. His political involvement includes Co-Chair of Jeb Bush for Governor Campaign 2002, Chair of Charlie Crist Campaign for Governor and the Regional Chair for the Rudy Giuliani Presidential Campaign.
Pozzuoli is a regular contributor to Fox News and Forbes, and Gold Coast Magazine has named him one of the “Most Powerful People in Broward County.” He has also been named to “Super Lawyers” as one of the top lawyers in South Florida. In addition, he has received the Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Award of Excellence, the American Diabetes Association’s Valor Award, the Republican Party’s Spirit of Lincoln Award and the South Florida Business Journal’s Ultimate CEO Award.
A devoted community servant, he was the chairman of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society of South Florida and is past chairman of the Republican Party of Broward County. He sits on the Board of Advisors of the Nova Southeastern Law School and was the immediate past Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Pine Crest Preparatory School. He also serves as a member of the Florida Tax Watch Florida Board of Trustees. He was a member of the State of Florida Republican Party’s executive board, the Steering Committee of the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce and the Fair Campaign and Practices Committee of Broward County. In addition, he has served as a director of the University of Miami National Alumni Association.
Pozzuoli holds a law degree and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami, where he was chief of the prestigious Iron Arrow Honor Society and received the Outstanding Young Alumni of the Year award. He has been named to Who’s Who in Practicing Attorneys and Outstanding Young Men in America.
Honors: With Honors
Honors: Iron Arrow Honor Society, President
Honors: Outstanding Young Alumni of the Year