The dream team


brad burleson


PARTNER

TALLAHASSEE


brad@BALLARDPARTNERS.COM

Brad has represented clients statewide, ranging from professional associations and private businesses to multi-national corporations before the Florida legislative and executive branches of government. Brad’s experience includes, but is not limited to, advocacy related to transportation and infrastructure funding and policy, helping IT companies and emerging technologies navigate Florida’s regulatory framework, and assisting businesses on tax policy and economic development matters. Additionally, Brad has experience assisting clients in obtaining federal and state appropriations and grants.

Prior to joining Ballard Partners, Brad practiced law with a primary focus on transportation and construction litigation. His position included the representation of highway contractors in disputes and negotiations with the Florida Department of Transportation and local airport authorities, as well as arbitration disputes over the construction of public landfills and various other commercial issues. Additionally, as part of his law practice, Brad regularly drafted and revised transportation-related legislation and agency specifications.

Brad previously served as a legislative correspondent for U.S. Senator Richard Shelby. He received his Juris Doctorate from Washington and Lee University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Vanderbilt University.