TAMPA, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that William N. Spicola, current General Counsel for the Executive Office of the Governor, will be joining the Constitution Revision Commission as General Counsel on April 17, 2017.

Governor Rick Scott said, “Will has been a valuable member of my team and has done an outstanding job leading efforts to appoint qualified judges to the bench, including our newest Supreme Court Justice, Justice Alan Lawson.  The CRC only comes once every 20 years and it is an incredible honor that Will has the opportunity to serve in such an important role for the future of our state.  I have enjoyed working with Will over the many years he has served in my Administration and know that he will do a tremendous job in this leadership role at the CRC.”

Daniel Nordby will be joining the Governor’s Office as General Counsel beginning April 17, 2017.  He has been a partner at Shutts and Bowen since 2014 where he has focused on election law, constitutional law, and Florida administrative law. Prior to practicing law in the private sector, Nordby served as General Counsel to the Florida House of Representatives from 2012 to 2014 and General Counsel to Florida’s Secretary of State from 2011 to 2012. In 2012, Governor Scott appointed him to the Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission. Nordby received his bachelor’s and law degrees from the University of Florida.

Governor Scott continued, “Daniel Nordby has had a distinguished legal career in both the public and private sectors and has provided exceptional leadership as one of my appointees to the Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission. He did a great job leading legal efforts at the Florida Department of State when I was first elected, and I am glad that he is joining my Administration again where he will undoubtedly serve Florida families well.”



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