Joseph R. Pozzuolo, J.D., B.B.A.
Mr. Pozzuolo is the senior shareholder of Pozzuolo Rodden Pozzuolo, 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 has been chosen, from over 55,000 Attorneys reviewed, for the 2022 Lawyers Of Distinction award, recognizing Mr. Pozzuolo’s Excellence in the Practice of Law, building confidence and trust. This award sets Mr. Pozzuolo apart from all the competition.
Mr. Pozzuolo has been awarded the Martindale-Hubbel AV Preeminent rating for 2022 thru 2024, the Highest Level of Professional Excellence – the highest Peer Review Rating achievable; recognizing lawyers for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards. These ratings are used to identify, evaluate and select the most appropriate lawyer by attorneys seeking to refer colleagues as well as individuals looking for legal counsel. This designation is trusted worldwide by seekers of legal services, and held by only about 10 percent of all attorneys.
Mr. Pozzuolo has been selected 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.
Mr. Pozzuolo was awarded America’s Most Honored Professional distinction by The America Registry for 2017 through 2021. The America Registry has culled through hundreds of thousands of individual award recipients in the largest repository of professional recognition in the world in effort to identify the best of the best, and Mr. Pozzuolo is in the top 5% for 2017, rising to the top 1% for 2018 through 2021. Pozzuolo Rodden Pozzuolo, P.C. announces that the AI Leading Advisers Of The Year has chosen Pozzuolo Rodden Pozzuolo, P.C. as 2017’s “Leading Investment Adviser of the Year, the USA“.
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.
Four of Pozzuolo Rodden’s attorneys were named Region’s Awesome Attorneys by Suburban Life/Philadelphia Life Magazine in its December 2012 editions. Joseph R. Pozzuolo was selected in two categories: Business Planning and Estate Planning. Suburban Life/Philadelphia Life Magazine included Joseph R. Pozzuolo on their Top Attorney list from 2014 thru 2022 in two categories for: 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 was in the top 5% for 2022.
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 faculty member for Lawline Continuing Legal Education and Clear Law Institute. 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.