George Meros is a Tallahassee litigation attorney who focuses his practice on complex civil litigation, regulatory compliance and government affairs. Mr. Meros has more than 30 years of experience assisting public and private clients in navigating the intersection of litigation, regulation and politics. His clients include Fortune 500 companies, national business associations, state and national healthcare companies, and government agencies.
Mr. Meros served as lead counsel for the Florida House of Representatives as it developed, defended and litigated Florida's new redistricting plan. Mr. Meros also has advised numerous clients on regulatory compliance issues before Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration, Department of Health, Department of Education, Department of Transportation, Department of Environmental Protection, Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Office of Insurance Regulation, Department of Financial Services, and Department of Children and Families. He has tried numerous procurement protests and other cases under Florida's Administrative Procedures Act.
In addition, Mr. Meros has litigated numerous complex legal claims on behalf of governmental and private clients at trial and on appeal. He has argued appeals before the Florida Supreme Court, all five Florida district courts of appeal and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Mr. Meros has represented the Governor of Florida, the Florida Secretary of State, and four Speakers of the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate. Since 1994, Mr. Meros has engaged in legislative and executive branch advocacy on behalf of state and national businesses and local governments. In addition, Mr. Meros has testified before the Florida Legislature and Texas Legislature on civil justice reforms.
Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Meros was a litigation attorney and lobbyist for a Florida-based law firm in its Tallahassee office.
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