Dean Mead Grows Government Relations Professionals Team with Addition of Emily Duda Buckley

Tallahassee, FL – Dean Mead welcomes Emily Duda Buckley to the firm’s Government Relations Professionals team as a Government Affairs Manager. Buckley joins the firm with over 10 years of experience advocating Legislative and Executive issues.

Prior to joining Dean Mead, Buckley was the Director of Legislative Affairs at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services where she worked with stakeholders and represented the Department while attending legislative meetings and lobbied the legislative and executive branches on a variety of issues.

Buckley received her bachelor’s degree from Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL. She is Vice Chair of the Leon County Farm Bureau, and an Advocacy Committee Member on the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association.

Dean Mead is a business law firm providing full-service legal representation, government relations and lobbying throughout Florida. The firm has six offices with 56 attorneys and four government relations professionals in multiple practice areas including: federal tax, state and local tax, estate and succession planning, business litigation, corporate law, labor and employment, government relations and lobbying, regulatory compliance, employee benefits, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate, leasing, construction law, lending, environmental, land use, water law, utilities law, and eminent domain. For more information, please visit

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