Miguel Alexander Pozo, Miguel is a seasoned business lawyer and trial lawyers with over 20 years of experience in the legal profession. He represents Fortune 500 companies in the luxury, consumer/retail goods and automobile industries in a range of business torts and business litigation with an emphasis on employment law, internal investigations, and trademark/IP matters.
In addition to his commercial litigation and IP expertise, Miguel advises clients on all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. He has represented management in labor and employment litigation in both state and federal courts and before administrative agencies.
He has experience handling internal investigations, wrongful termination, discrimination cases, executive compensation matters including severance and related agreements, reductions in force, and other aspects of the employer-employee relationship. Additionally, as a former in-house lawyer, he uses his experience as head of U.S. litigation and deputy general counsel for Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) to help clients manage risk and avoid litigation.
Miguel has also held a number of high-profile leadership roles including as the national president of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) and as the president of the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey (HBA-NJ).
He is a frequent speaker on a range of topics including ethical pitfalls for in-house counsel, conducting effective internal investigations, attorney-client privilege issues, among others. His work in the legal profession has received numerous awards and accolades including “Professional Lawyer of the Year,” a “Lifetime Achievement” award, and “Top Latino Lawyer” in the U.S., among others.
Miguel earned his undergraduate degree from Hofstra University and his law degree from Rutgers School of Law - Newark, where he was the managing editor of the Rutgers Race and the Law Review. He is admitted to practice in DC, GA, MN and NJ.