Joseph W. Jacquot

Joseph W. Jacquot

General Counsel, Governor of Florida

Joe Jacquot is the General Counsel for Florida Governer Ron DeSantis. He was recently a partner and business attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP where he represented clients in complex federal and state legal and policy matters.

From 2007-2011, Mr. Jacquot served as the chief Deputy Attorney General of Florida. He led significant litigation, including a constitutional challenge by 26 states, and he successfully argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in a criminal prosecution. He worked closely with other state Attorneys General on multi-state litigation and joint engagement with federal entities.

Prior to joining Foley, Mr. Jacquot was senior vice president for a Fortune 1000, publicly traded company where he served as corporate counsel. He successfully devised and executed strategy in “bet-the-company" litigation to achieve a settlement with 49 states and the U.S. Department of Justice. He provided counsel on Dodd-Frank Act implementation, including representing the company before several federal agencies.

Previously, Mr. Jacquot held the position of deputy chief counsel of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, overseeing functions of the committee and strategy for advancing legislation, and managing two Supreme Court confirmations.

Florida Chapters Banquet

2019 Annual Florida Chapters Conference

Disney's Yacht and Beach Club Resort - Grand Harbor Ballroom North
1700 Epcot Resorts Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Click to play: Session II: Originalism and Textualism in Practice

Session II: Originalism and Textualism in Practice

2020 Annual Florida Chapters Conference

On January 31-February 1, 2020, The Federalist Society's Florida lawyers chapters hosted their annual Florida...

Session II: Originalism and Textualism in Practice

2020 Annual Florida Chapters Conference

On January 31-February 1, 2020, The Federalist Society's Florida lawyers chapters hosted their annual Florida...

Click to play: Session III: Election Law and Redistricting in Florida

Session III: Election Law and Redistricting in Florida

2019 Annual Florida Chapters Conference

On February 1-2, 2019, the Federalist Society held its annual Florida Chapters Conference in Lake...

Session III: Election Law and Redistricting in Florida

2019 Annual Florida Chapters Conference

On February 1-2, 2019, the Federalist Society held its annual Florida Chapters Conference in Lake...