Personnel note: Carlton Fields adds two consultants at Tallahassee office
04/18/12-- Miami-- Carlton Fields in Miami.

“Their extensive regulatory and lobbying experience is a tremendous asset to our team.”

Multistate law firm Carlton Fields has added Kari B. Hebrank and C. Scott Jenkins to its Tallahassee government affairs office.

Hebrank and Jenkins both come to Carlton Fields from consulting firm Wilson & Associates. They will work as senior government consultants.

“Kari and Scott both have sterling reputations for client advocacy,” said Carlton Fields shareholder Nancy G. Linnan, who chairs the firm’s Government Law and Consulting practice. “Their extensive regulatory and lobbying experience is a tremendous asset to our team.”

Hebrank is an alumna of Florida State University with more than 25 years of legislative and regulatory experience. She specializes in housing, building materials, building codes, construction, sustainability, mitigation, energy, mining, infrastructure, and utilities issues.

Her resume includes a stint as the vice president of government relations for the Florida Building Material Association and, before that, as governmental liaison for the Florida Association of Counties.

 Jenkins is an alumnus of Clemson University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree, and Florida State University, where he earned his master’s degree.

He has 20 years of experience in government relations. His past work includes serving as a lobbyist for a large bank, which required him to keep tabs on the legislatures of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Before that, he was the senior vice president/deputy director of government affairs for the Florida Bankers Association.

Drew Wilson

Drew Wilson covers legislative campaigns and fundraising for Florida Politics. He is a former editor at The Independent Florida Alligator and business correspondent at The Hollywood Reporter. Wilson, a University of Florida alumnus, covered the state economy and Legislature for LobbyTools and The Florida Current prior to joining Florida Politics.


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