Nicholas Allen Primrose

Chief of Regulatory Compliance, Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT)

Topics: Administrative Law & Regulation • Campaign Finance • Constitution • Election Law • Federalism & Separation of Powers • First Amendment • Free Speech & Election Law • Politics • Second Amendment • Supreme Court

Nick Primrose oversees the port’s regulatory compliance in the areas of maritime law, environmental policy, emergency preparedness and risk management. He also serves as JAXPORT’s liaison with the Jacksonville City Council’s Special Committee on Resiliency and the City of Jacksonville’s Office of General Counsel.

Primrose is an experienced public policy professional and licensed attorney.

Prior to joining JAXPORT, he served as Deputy General Counsel for Florida Governors Ron DeSantis and Rick Scott, and General Counsel for the State of Florida’s Division of Emergency Management. In these positions, he provided oversight and regulatory strategy on transportation, emergency preparedness, the economy, and other matters impacting the people of Florida.

Primrose is a member of the Florida Bar and holds a Juris Doctor from Barry University, a Master of Public Administration from DePaul University, and Bachelor of Arts degrees in political science and communications from Lake Forest College.

He is also a member of Leadership Florida Connect Class 11 and a scholar of the American Enterprise Institute Leadership Network.