Samantha Ferrin, Director of the Government Law & Policy Practice in Greenberg Traurig's Tallahassee office, focuses her practice on state procurements, legislative and executive branch lobbying, public policy advocacy, and the appropriations process. With more than a decade of experience working in and with state government, Samantha provided strategic political and legislative advice to two Attorneys General, two House Speakers and two Governors. Prior to joining Greenberg Traurig, Samantha most recently served as Secretary of the Florida Lottery achieving a sales record of over $7.5 billion in sales. During her time in government, Samantha oversaw the successful execution and implementation of the state’s new gaming system and oversaw the negotiation and execution of a new Instant Ticket contract. Samantha’s experience helps her effectively navigate the executive and legislative branches of government for clients with businesses in a variety of industries. Her efforts on their behalf include assistance as they adapt to Florida’s ever-changing political environment and helping to bridge gaps that may occur between their businesses and the government.
- Legislative branch representation before the Florida Senate and Florida House of Representatives
- Executive branch representation before the Governor, Cabinet, and state agencies
- State appropriations
- Health care
- Transportation and infrastructure
- Law enforcement and public safety