Edward J. Pozzuoli, a Martindale Hubble-rated AV lawyer, is the chief executive officer of Tripp Scott. 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 with a particular emphasis on constitutional and government litigation, administrative law, and election law. 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 and the 2000 presidential recount litigation, in which he was a member of the Bush/Cheney legal team. He continues to represent the Republican Party in key election law cases. His political involvement includes serving as co-chair of Jeb Bush for Governor Campaign 2002 and the regional chair for the Rudy Giuliani Presidential Campaign. He was appointed by Gov. Ron DeSantis to serve on the Florida Virtual School Board of Trustees, and he was appointed by Sen. Marco Rubio in 2016 and 2021 to serve on the Judicial Advisory Committee (JAC) for the Southern District.
Pozzuoli is a regular contributor to Fox News and Forbes, and Florida Trend named him one of its “Florida 500,”a list of the most influential 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