Former House Speaker Lee Moffitt to lobby for law firm Adams & Reese

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Adams and Reese has announced that H. Lee Moffitt, former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives and founder of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, has joined the firm as special counsel in the governmental relations and legislative law practice areas. Also joining the firm with Moffitt is professional lobbyist Karen K. MacFarland, who will serve as a governmental affairs advisor.

“We are very pleased to have Lee and Karen join us,” said Adams and Reese managing partner Charles Adams, Jr. “Lee’s distinguished legal and political career has made him one of the most widely-respected figures in the state of Florida and he is nationally known for his philanthropic efforts as a leading advocate for cancer research.”

Adams continued regarding MacFarland, “Karen is a skilled and respected strategist with over 25 years of experience working on behalf of clients’ interests, including appropriations, taxation, transportation, professional regulation, environmental protection, education, and juvenile justice.”

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including SaintPetersBlog.com, FloridaPolitics.com, ContextFlorida.com, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.