Hayden R. Dempsey

Chair, Florida Government Law & Policy Practice
Tallahassee,  FL  U.S.A.
Phone850.521.8563

Peer Rating
 4.4/5.0
BV® Distinguished

Client Rating

Featured BV Peer Review Rated Lawyer IconFeatured BV Peer Review Rated Lawyer Icon
Printer Friendly VersionEmail this PageDownload to My Outlook ContactsAdd lawyer to My FavoritesCompare this lawyer to other lawyers in your favorites

Experience & Credentials Ratings & Reviews
 

Practice Areas

  • Government Law & Policy
  • Health Care Procurement
  • Election Law
  • Global Energy & Infrastructure
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 850.521.8563
Fax: 850.681.0207
http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Hayden-R-Dempsey
 
University Wake Forest University, B.A., Political Science, 1990
 
Law SchoolNova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, J.D., 1994 Nova Law Review, Moot Court Society, Inns of Court
 
Admitted1994, Florida; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (inactive)
 
Memberships 

Professional & Community Involvement

•Board of Directors, Enterprise Florida, Inc., the State of Florida's official economic development organization, 2011-Present

•Board of Directors, Space Florida, 2011-Present

•Board of Directors, Capitol Region YMCA, 2010-Present

•Member, Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee, 2002-2012

•Chair, Florida Chapter, Republican National Lawyers Association, 2006-2008

•Member, Federal Judicial Nominating Commission appointed by Senator Mel Martinez, August 2005-2007

•Member, Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission (Gubernatorial Appointment), May 2004-January 2007

•Board of Trustees, Florida TaxWatch, 2003-2004

•Member, Governor's Workers' Compensation Reform Commission (Gubernatorial Appointment), 2002-2003

•Member, ABA House of Delegates, 2000-2002

•Member, American Bar Association

•Member, The Florida Bar

 
Biography

Hayden R. Dempsey is the Chair of the firm's Government Law & Policy Practice for the state of Florida. He focuses his practice in the areas of lobbying and public policy advocacy, procurement, health care, transportation and infrastructure, and election law.

Hayden has extensive governmental experience, having served in four governors' administrations. Hayden served as Special Counsel to Gov. Rick Scott, where he oversaw the Legislative Affairs Office and advised the Governor and his staff on legislative, policy and budget issues. He also worked closely with the Governor's agencies to assist in development and passage of their legislative priorities. Hayden previously served as Legislative Affairs Director, Deputy General Counsel, and Special Counsel for Gov. Jeb Bush. He started his professional career working for Gov. Bob Martinez and Gov. Lawton Chiles.

Hayden lobbies on behalf of numerous private and public clients before both the Legislature and state agencies and represents clients in Medicaid and health policy matters, procurement disputes, transportation and infrastructure issues, health care regulatory matters, and election matters. Hayden has represented the presidential campaigns of Bush-Cheney '04, Florida and McCain-Palin '08, and the gubernatorial campaigns of Gov. Rick Scott, Gov. Charlie Crist, and Gov. Jeb Bush. Hayden also represented Congressman Vern Buchanan in the 2008 recount and Congressional contest of his election.

Hayden has been listed inThe Best Lawyers in Americaand is active in numerous professional, community and political organizations.

Areas of Concentration

•Governmental affairs

•Medicaid and health care policy and regulation

•Transportation and infrastructure

•Administration and regulatory litigation

•Procurement

•Attorney General investigations

•Election law

Awards & Recognition

•Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers Government Relations Law Firm of the Year, 2014

•Ranked, Tier 1 - Government Relations, Tallahassee Metropolitan Area

•Listed,The Best Lawyers in America, Government Relations Practice, 2007-2012

Noteworthy Experience

•Co-Chair, Lawyers for McCain, 2006

•Statewide Chair, Lawyers for Crist-Kottkamp

•Statewide Chair, Lawyers for Bush-Cheney '04

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

•Featured, Hayden Dempsey: Gov. Rick Scott's Valuable Insider,Miami Herald, July 5, 2011

•Featured, Hayden Dempsey is the Insider in Gov. Rick Scott's Team of Outsiders,St. Petersburg Times, July 3, 2011

•Featured, North Port's Money Really Talks, HeraldTribune.com , March 24, 2007

•Featured, North Port Finds Success with Lobbyist,Englewood Sun,June 03, 2005

•Featured, Law Teams Poised for Battle,Miami Herald, October 31, 2004

•Featured, Florida's Population to Increase on Election Day,USA Today, October 28, 2004

•Featured, Legal Battle for Presidency Underway,Washington Post, October 20, 2004

•Featured, Lawyers Cram for Election Day,St. Pete Times, October 17, 2004

•Featured, The New Breed,St. Pete Times, March 7, 2004

•Lecturer, Florida Election Law Seminar, Republican Party of Florida Annual Meeting, January 28, 2004

Associated News & Events

Press-Releases

10.06.11 Governor Rick Scott Appoints Greenberg Traurig Attorney Hayden R. Dempsey to Enterprise Florida, Inc. and Space Florida

09.13.11 Hayden Dempsey Rejoins Greenberg Traurig to Lead Florida Governmental Affairs Practice

Alerts

05.05.14 Florida Governmental Countdown - A Wrap-Up on Issues from the 2014 Legislative Session

06.12.13 Florida Passes Campaign Finance Reform Law

05.06.13 Florida Governmental Countdown - A Wrap-Up on Issues from the 2013 Legislative Session

11.08.12 Florida General Election Results and Political Forecast Report

03.12.12 Florida Governmental Countdown - A Wrap-Up on Issues from the 2012 Legislative Session

03.01.10 Florida Governmental Countdown - A Look at Developing Issues for 2010

 
ISLN900082397
 


View Ratings & Reviews
Profile Visibility
#77 in weekly profile views out of 2,843 lawyers in Tallahassee, Florida
#52,852 in weekly profile views out of 1,539,846 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

Hayden R. Dempsey

101 East College Avenue
TallahasseeFL 32301




Loading...
 

Professional Networking for Legal Professionals Only

Quickly and easily expand your professional
network - join the premier global network for legal professionals only. It's powered by the
Martindale-Hubbell database - over 1,000,000 lawyers strong.
Join Now