Michael Kozlarek is a public finance attorney. He focuses his practice on project finance and economic development for state and local governments, as well as not-for-profit entities and corporations.
In addition to his practice at Parker Poe, where he serves as the Managing Partner of the Greenville office, Mr. Kozlarek taught Legal Drafting and Advanced Legal Writing for several years as an adjunct professor for the University of South Carolina School of Law. Mr. Kozlarek is a member and immediate past chair of the firm’s Professional Review Committee, and previously served as a member of the firm’s Professional Development Committee.
Prior to joining Parker Poe, Mr. Kozlarek served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable William L. Howard, Sr. at the South Carolina Court of Appeals, an adjunct professor at Horry-Georgetown Technical College, a commercial intern to the United States Foreign Commercial Service and a law clerk to the South Carolina Senate Judiciary Committee.
Mr. Kozlarek was honorably discharged from six years of service in the South Carolina Army National Guard.