Thorn Pozen is a partner in the law firm of Goldblatt Martin Pozen LLP in Washington, D.C., where, among other topics, he advises government and private sector clients on local government, administrative law, and local and federal government ethics issues. Mr. Pozen previously served as a Partner at Stinson Morrison Hecker, and was the D.C. Government’s Chief Ethics Counselor and Chief FOIA Officer. He has over 30 years of experience working for and with the District government, in the executive and legislative branches, as well as for the former D.C. Financial Control Board. Mr. Pozen serves on a number of nonprofit boards of directors, including the D.C. Appleseed Center for Law and Justice, JCRC of Greater Washington, and the Council for Court Excellence. He is the former Chairman of the Steering Committee of the District of Columbia Bar’s D.C. Affairs Section (now D.C. Affairs Community). Mr. Pozen graduated from American University, Washington College of Law, magna cum laude, and from Connecticut College with honors and distinction in his major. He lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife and two children. Mr. Pozen is an appointee of the Mayor of the District of Columbia.
Mr. Pozen is Chairman of the Ethics Review Committee and Co-Chair of the Human Resources and Public Safety Committees. He also serves on the Business Administration, Dulles Corridor, Executive and Governance, and Strategic Development Committees.