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Ronald L Book

CEO at Ronald L. Book, P.A. / Law Firm / Lobby Firm

Ronald L Book

Ronald holds the esteemed role of President and CEO at Ronald L. Book, P.A. This distinguished law firm specializes in governmental affairs and lobbying across Tallahassee and South Florida. As a prominent figure within Florida's lobbying landscape, he, along with the accomplished team at the company, has curated an enviable roster of clients representing the pinnacle of business, local governance, industries, healthcare, and nonprofit sectors across the state.


Recognized for his unwavering dedication to his clients' missions and tireless work ethic, he has firmly entrenched his presence within the upper echelons of Florida's political power structure. Esteemed by clients, peers, and policymakers for their unassailable expertise, credibility, and dedication, both he and his Tallahassee team command respect and admiration.


His expertise spans a broad spectrum, encapsulating diverse domains and issues integral to the intricate policy formulation process. Encompassing economic growth, environmental restoration, affordable housing, transportation, aviation, healthcare, social services, growth management, seaports, and sports – His depth of understanding is palpable, having steered discussions and influenced public policy decisions over four decades.


Over nearly 35 years, the company has maintained a leadership role within Florida's governmental affairs arena, emphasizing the intricacies of the appropriations process. He and his proficient team are accountable for overseeing billions in earmarks, programs, and grants directed toward various causes and projects. Renowned for their innovative approach to local government advocacy, his firm currently champions representation for numerous government entities, cities, and county administrations within the company of the Florida Capitol.


His inventive methodology for local government representation has augmented the firm's impact and nurtured strong relationships that extend well beyond the precincts of the Florida state Capitol. This expansive reach encompasses city and county governments across every corner of the Sunshine State. This remarkable feat underscores why the company is one of the few entities capable of delivering top-tier legislative representation within state government corridors alongside comprehensive and substantial services tailored to the local governance landscape.


His entry into policymaking traces back to the 1970s when he embarked on his professional journey within the Florida State Legislature. This trajectory paved the way for him to amass invaluable executive branch experience, serving as Special Counsel and head of Legislative Affairs during Governor Bob Graham's administration. Subsequently, he embarked on a distinguished tenure spanning nearly seven years as Partner and Director of the Administrative and Governmental Law Department at the influential Miami-based firm of Sparber, Shevin, Shapo, Heilbronner & Book, P.A. (1982-1987). These pivotal milestones underscore His profound understanding of legal intricacies and governmental dynamics, cementing his status as a visionary leader in law and policy.


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