Joseph V. Pergolizzi, Sr., Esq.
Mr. Pergolizzi is the co-founder and Chief Legal Officer of NEMA Research, Inc., acting as Principal and General Counsel since 1997. He has been admitted to practice in the state of New York since October 1971 and previously served as the Presidential Office of Management and Budget representative for the United States Department of Transportation from 1971-1973 facilitating policy and procedural planning during this time. Mr. Pergolizzi has also acted as a legislative draftsman, drafting legislation and policy for the Federal Highway Administration and International Road Federation in Europe, North America, and South America. A trial attorney, Mr. Pergolizzi has over four decades of experience litigating civil, commercial, and criminal matters in Federal and state courts and has frequently been called on to provide his expertise to counsel in Canada, Caribbean, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. In addition to NEMA Research, he has acted as General Counsel for several commercial funding firms. Mr. Pergolizzi earned his J.D. from the University Of Tulsa School Of Law.