Agustin G. Corbella

Agustin G. Corbella ˘

Senior Director

Agustin G. Corbella, Senior Director of the Government Law & Policy Practice of the firm's Tallahassee office, focuses on legislative and executive branch lobbying and public policy advocacy. With a formidable background in state and federal government, as well as state and national campaigns, Gus previously served as Chief of Staff to the Florida Senate President, staff director for the Majority Offices of both the Florida Senate and House of Representatives, and worked for a Member of the United States Congress. His role as chief advisor to government's most prominent leaders has provided Gus with a broad knowledge of the process and issues before the Florida Legislature, and state and federal government.


  • Legislative branch representation before the Florida Senate and Florida House of Representatives
  • Executive branch representation before the Governor, Cabinet and state agencies
  • Representation before the Florida Constitution Revision Commission
  • Telecommunications
  • Health Care
  • Transportation and Infrastructure
  • Gaming
  • Procurement
  • State appropriations
  • Entertainment



  • Senior Advisor, Senator John McCain for President
  • Chief of Staff, The Florida Senate, Office of the Senate President
  • Staff Director, The Florida Senate, Senate Majority Office
  • House Staff Director, Florida House of Representatives, Joint Select Committee on the One Florida Initiative
  • Staff Director, Florida House of Representatives, House Majority Office
  • Policy Analyst, Florida House of Representatives, House Majority Office
  • Legislative Analyst, Florida House of Representatives, House Republican Office

Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, Best Lawyers in America®, "Top Listed – Government Relations," 2018
  • Recognized, “The 100 Most Influential People in Florida Politics,” Influence Magazine, Summer 2018
  • Team Member, BTI Power Rankings, “The 16 Strongest Firms for ‘Go-To Outside Counsel’ Insurance Work,” 2016
  • Recognized, Honorable Mention List, "The 100 Most Influential People in Florida Politics," Influence magazine, Fall 2015
  • Member, Winning Team, "North American Transport Deal of the Year," IJ Global Americas Awards, 2014
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Government Relations Law Firm of the Year," 2014
    • Ranked, Tier 1 – Government Relations, Tallahassee Metropolitan Area
  • Listed, "The Top 50 Democrats and Top 50 Republicans," The Influencers: Florida, Campaigns and Elections' Politics magazine, September 2009
  • Team Member, U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Law Firm of the Year," Entertainment Law - Music, 2011-2012
  • Chairman, Leadership Florida Northwest Regional Council, 2019-2020
  • Member, Leadership Florida Board of Directors, 2019-2020
  • Chairman, Opening Nights Performing Arts, Florida State University, 2017-2021
  • Associate Member, The Recording Academy (GRAMMYS), 2008-Present
  • Chairman, Tallahassee Leadership Council, Children's Miracle Network at UF Health Shands Children's Hospital
  • Trustee, Leon High School Foundation Board of Trustees
  • Past-Chairman, Florida Film and Entertainment Advisory Council, 2010-2016
  • Programming Chair, Leadership Florida Northwest Regional Council, 2018-2019
  • Leadership Florida Class XXXIV, 2015-2016
    • Elected Class President, 2016
  • Past-President, Board of Governors, The Governors Club, 2014-2016
  • Commissioner, First District Court of Appeal of Florida Judicial Nominating Commission, appointed by Governor Crist, 2006-2010
  • Commissioner, Second Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, appointed by Governor Bush, 2004-2006
  • Florida Delegate, National Republican Convention, 2008
  • Member, University of Florida Performing Arts Advisory Board of Directors, 2004-2007
  • Member, Great Floridians Program Nominating Committee, appointed by Senate President King, 2002-2004


  • M.P.A., Florida State University, 1996
  • B.A., Political Science and International Relations, New York University, 1992
˘ Not admitted to the practice of law.
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian