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Larry Pozner’s law practice emphasizes three primary areas: criminal defense work, complex commercial litigation and professional lecturing. He began his career as a Public Defender. In 1998 he was elected President of the 10,000 member National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He has defended a wide range of criminal cases.
Mr. Pozner’s civil practice includes large scale representation as plaintiff or defense counsel in a broad spectrum of matters including intellectual property cases, fraud, outrageous conduct, breach of contract, theft of trade secrets, environmental matters, and healthcare fraud cases. He was co-counsel in four successive trials against a midwestern brokerage management firm which resulted in verdicts and settlements totaling $31 million. He recently concluded 7 class actions against US West Telecommunications Company, that resulting in a $100 million pool of recoverable damages.
Mr. Pozner currently represents the Denver Broncos Football Franchise. He recently successfully defended the Broncos in a $75 million civil trial.
Mr. Pozner recently successfully tried a trade secret infringement case against HJ Heinz and obtaining compensatory and punitive damages award and attorney fees totaling $5.3 million.
Mr. Pozner’s criminal defense practice includes representation of corporations and executives in white collar matters in areas such as healthcare fraud, defense procurement contracts, accounting and stock irregularities, and environmental crimes. He defends individuals charged with crimes of violence and white collar offenses.
Mr. Pozner is a nationally recognized legal commentator. He was retained as the NBC News Legal Analyst for the Oklahoma City bombing trials and the Jon Benet Ramsey case and has frequently provided legal analysis for the NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, MSNBC, CNN, NPR and Court TV. Mr. Pozner is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, and in Martindale Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He served many years on the adjunct faculty of the University of Denver College of Law, where he was voted Best Professor. He is now a partner in the 15-lawyer litigation firm of
Reilly Pozner LLP.
Mr. Pozner’s practice includes substantial work as a professional lecturer on trial tactics. His full day CLE program on cross examination (usually performed with co-author Roger Dodd) has been presented by state bar organizations more than 150 times. He has delivered more than 400 lectures in 46 states and Canada and Puerto Rico on subjects relating to trial skills. He has served on the faculty of several trial practice institutes.