Personnel note: Rubio names Gregg Nunziata new general counsel

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US Senator Marco Rubio today announced Gregg Nunziata has joined his Washington staff to serve as General Counsel. He began on Monday, March 3rd. 

“I’m excited to welcome Gregg to our staff,” said Rubio. “He brings valuable legal experience to the office and will be an important addition to our team as we look forward to serving Floridians in the months and years ahead. Gregg’s experiences on Capitol Hill will be an asset as my office looks to play an important role in passing legislation to bolster the middle class, address our nation’s broken immigration system and benefit the people of Florida.”

Nunziata is a Pennsylvania attorney with considerable experience in the public and private sectors. He previously served as Chief Nominations Counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee, where he played a leading role in the confirmation of President George W. Bush’s judicial nominees, including two Supreme Court Justices.  Later he worked at the Senate Republican Policy Committee under Senator John Thune, where he provided legal analysis and policy counsel on matters relating to the judiciary, homeland security, and Senate rules. 

Nunziata has also served in the U.S. Department of Justice, practiced law in Philadelphia, and worked in health care consulting.  He holds an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and a law degree from the University of Chicago. Nunziata is a member of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies.

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, 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.