Former state Rep. Alan Williams joins Tim Meenan’s legal-lobbying firm

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Meenan P.A. announced today that former state Representative Alan Williams is joining its firm.

Williams will initially focus on local government and legislative work in states other than Florida.

Tim Meenan’s firm provides legal, regulatory and legislative services to a broad range of businesses, from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses; and provides insurance, extended warranty, service contract, warranty and other regulatory law services to its clients in all 50 states.

“With Alan joining our team, his reputation and combined experience in both business and government will help us provide solutions for our clients and enhance our services to clients around the State and Nation” said Meenan managing partner Tim Meenan. “We are particularly excited about his knowledge of both local government, and the legislature” said Meenan.

“I have an opportunity to join a firm that brings full service solutions to businesses, including regulatory law, litigation, and legislative lobbying,” said Williams.  “I look forward to collaborating with my colleagues at the Meenan Law Firm to help business and local governments succeed,” said Williams.

First elected in November 2008 to the Florida House of Representatives by the voters of District 8, encompassing parts of Leon and Gadsden Counties, Williams served a total of 8 years. His Committee assignments included Appropriations, Education, Energy and Utilities (Ranking Member), Economic Affairs (Ranking Member), Ethics and Elections, and the Joint Legislative Budget Commission.

Williams leadership posts included, House Democratic Whip (2012-2014), the Florida Green School Caucus and Florida Prosperity Caucus Chairman. Williams is the Former Chairman of the Florida Legislative Black Caucus and Executive Board Member of the National Conference of Black State Legislators.

Williams also served as a member of the Council of State Government, where he was selected as a Henry Wolcott Toll Fellow, an honor only bestowed upon 48 national leaders annually from all 3 branches of government. He is the past Chairman of Leadership Tallahassee, and a graduate of Leadership Florida Class 25.

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.