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Mallory Harrell

Mallory Harrell

Principal, Government Relations

Cannabis Practice Group Co-Leader

Tallahassee, FL

How Mallory Helps Clients

Mallory Harrell, Esq. is the co-leader of the firm's Cannabis practice group. She concentrates her practice in the areas of administrative law, such as state contracts, public procurements, bid protests and rule challenges. She has more than 20 years of experience in the area of contracts and state procurement. 

Mallory has been selected to The Best Lawyers in America list since 2019 in the Government Relations Practice category.

Before joining Buchanan, Mallory gained experience serving as general counsel for a technology firm. She also served as Deputy Secretary at Florida Department of Management Services, where she oversaw state procurement and General Counsel’s Office for the Department. Prior to moving to Tallahassee, she worked in Washington, DC at the Washington Post Company as director of Public Policy for the Post Companies and Kaplan Educational and at ProServ Inc., a sport management and marketing firm, as director of contracts.

Proof Points

  • Represented and consulted with numerous clients regarding competitive procurement processes at both the state and county levels, from initial response development through legal proceedings related to final award.
  • Frequent presenter on topics such as Florida procurement law, public purchasing guidelines and public records. Most recently presented at the 2018 FPTA/CTD Annual Conference and EXPO; “Destination: 21st Century Public Procurement.”