NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Miguel Alexander Pozo, partner at Lowenstein Sandler LLP, was sworn in as President of the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) during its 2013 Annual Convention, September 4-7, 2013.
Mr. Pozo is a long-time proponent of the advancement of underrepresented groups in the legal profession. He was elected to the HNBA's Board of Governors in 2004. Prior to this appointment, he served a one-year term as HNBA National Finance Director from 2011 through 2012, followed by a one-year term as the President-Elect between 2012 and 2013. Mr. Pozo has also served as the President for the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, and is Editor-in-Chief of DiversityisNatural.com, Lowenstein Sandler's website exploring issues surrounding underrepresented groups in the legal industry.
"It gives me a great sense of pride to congratulate my friend and partner Miguel Alexander Pozo as he ascends to become the next national President for HNBA," said Gary M. Wingens, Chairman and Managing Partner of Lowenstein Sandler. "Miguel is an asset to our firm and we are tremendously pleased that he will lead the Association this coming year. We are excited to see what Miguel and the HNBA will accomplish together and look forward to supporting them in those endeavors."
As a brand lawyer in the firm's litigation practice, Mr. Pozo counsels a variety of businesses and Fortune 500 companies on brand protection, intellectual capital, contracts, and market assets. In addition to his participation in several legal organizations, Mr. Pozo is also active in philanthropy within his community, serving on the boards of the New Jersey Law and Education Empowerment Project (NJ-LEEP), the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newark.
Mr. Pozo received his J.D. from Rutgers University where he was the Managing Editor of Rutgers Race and the Law Review. He earned his B.A. from Hofstra University.
About the Hispanic National Bar Association
The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) is an incorporated, not-for-profit, national membership organization that represents the interests of the more than 100,000 Hispanic attorneys, judges, law professors, legal assistants, law students and other legal professionals in the United States and its territories. From the days of its founding in 1972, the HNBA has acted as a force for positive change within the legal profession. It does so by encouraging Latino students to choose careers in the law and by promoting their advancement within the profession once they graduate and start practicing. Through a combination of advocacy, programmatic activities, networking events and educational conferences, the HNBA has helped generations of lawyers succeed.
About Lowenstein Sandler LLP
Lowenstein Sandler LLP is a leading provider of transactional, litigation, and bankruptcy and creditors' rights legal services to many of the country's top companies and funds. Close to 300 lawyers in our New York, New Jersey and California offices immerse themselves in our clients' industries in order to deeply understand their businesses. We are characterized by our passion for our clients' success, our commitment to our people, and our pro bono and public interest work in the communities that we serve.Lowenstein Sandler LLP
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