Joseph R. Pozzuolo, J.D., B.B.A.
Mr. Pozzuolo is the senior shareholder of Pozzuolo Rodden, P.C., Counselors at Law. He received his B.B.A. “Cum Laude” in Accounting in 1971 and Law degree from Temple University in 1975. Mr. Pozzuolo primarily practices in the areas of Business, Tax, Estate Planning and Administration and high profile, selective, intricate Family Law Litigation. He is a member of the American Bar Association Committee on Taxation, the Philadelphia Bar Association on Probate and Trust Law, the Philadelphia Estate Planning Council and is the past president of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Alumni Association of Beta Gamma Sigma, the National Business Honorary Society.
Mr. Pozzuolo is the founder of the firm. His commitment and service to his clients and their closely held businesses have brought success to the firm and the clients. Many business and individual clients, including members of the judiciary, bar and other professionals, have been represented by Mr. Pozzuolo for the last two to three decades. A few examples of long standing tri-state regional business clients include Accommodation Mollen, Inc., Airborne Systems (formerly Para-Flite, Inc.), Billows Electric Supply Company, Central Metals, Inc., Dandrea Construction Company, Dopaco, Inc. (the largest fast food packaging company in the world), Liscio’s Italian Bakery, Mortgage Lenders Network USA, Myofascial Release Treatment Centers Slocomb Industries, Inc., Cescaphe Event Group including Cescaphe Ballroom, Vie. Tendenza, Downtown Club and Atrium at Curtis Center as well as many individual clients such as Steve Sabol, the late Frank “Tug” McGraw, Larry Christenson, Jerry Blavat, Jimmy Young and Louis Paolino.
Mr. Pozzuolo was designated as a 2011 and 2013 Philadelphia Five Star recipient for Wealth Manager and also for Business Planning by Philadelphia Magazine. Mr. Pozzuolo was selected after an independent survey was conducted by Philadelphia Magazine of 64,000 registered financial services professionals, high-net-worth households and subscribers of Philadelphia Magazine all of whom have an income of greater then $190,000. Because of Mr. Pozzuolo’s profound legal experience, solid reputation and demonstrated ethics, he has also achieved and was awarded the Lead Counsel Rating in Estate Planning for 2012.
Mr. Pozzuolo has been selected recently for a Martindale-Hubbel Client Distinction honor. Out of more than 900,000 attorneys across the country, less than 1% received this prestigious designation. This award is made possible by Mr. Pozzuolo’s clients who have taken the time to provide feedback to recognize Mr. Pozzuolo for his excellent skills, competence and expertise in the areas of communication ability, responsiveness, quality of service and overall value. Mr. Pozzuolo has received a perfect 5.0 out of 5.0 Client Review Rating. Martindale-Hubbell Client Review Ratings provide comprehensive and objective information about lawyers and law firms.
Four of Pozzuolo Rodden’s attorneys were named Region’s Awesome Attorneys by Suburban Life Magazine in its December 2012 edition. Joseph R. Pozzuolo was selected in two categories: Business Planning and Estate Planning. Both the Philadelphia Life Magazine and the Suburban Life Magazine included Joseph R. Pozzuolo on their 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Top Attorney list in two categories: Business Law/Commercial Litigation and Estate Planning and Administration. This list is based on readers who vote to help these magazines compile a definitive list of the 275 keenest legal minds in the Philadelphia area.
Mr. Pozzuolo has lectured before many professional and business organizations, including being an instructor for hundreds of business, tax, pension and advanced estate planning and administration courses for providers of Continuing Legal, Certified Public Accountants and Insurance Professional Education as well as being a Lawline faculty member. Also, Mr. Pozzuolo has appeared on numerous television and radio stations to lecture in the business, tax and estate planning areas.
Mr. Pozzuolo has published many articles for a variety of professional business, tax, estate planning and pension publications. These articles have been published in a variety of National Tax, Estate and Business Journals, including Prentice Hall, Inc., Journal of Accounting, Journal for the American Society of CLU, Journal of Asset Protection, Journal of Financial Service Professionals, Practical Tax Strategies, Research Institute of America and Warren, Gorman & Lamont. A list and copies of these articles can be obtained under the publication section of the firm’s web page.