Meet John Reid
John Reid is an attorney with nearly two (2) decades of experience in Florida’s political and government arenas, beginning his career as Legal Counsel to a prominent member of the Florida Senate who served as the Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, Chairman of the Senate Community Affairs Committee, Ranking Member of the Senate Banking & Insurance Committee, and Ranking Member of the Senate Regulated Industries Committee.
An attorney in Florida since 2000, John has experience handling administrative and family law matters, civil litigation, construction disputes, state appeals and government relations. Additionally, John is currently the Town Attorney for Greenville, Florida, the childhood home of Ray Charles, and recently served as outside counsel to the City of Tallahassee Independent Ethics Board.
John also served as Special Counsel to a prominent statewide trade association where he was responsible for drafting bills and amendments, providing thorough analyses of legislation, lobbying members of the executive and legislative branches of Florida government, and preparing legal memoranda and other documents.
John served as General Counsel to Lawson & Associates, a lobbying and communications firm based out of Tallahassee. Working with now Congressman Al Lawson, John represented clients before the Legislature, drafted legislation and prepared legal memoranda. The firm’s clients include a respectable list of organizations within the corporate, nonprofit and political arenas.