LAWFUEL – Legal News, Legal Jobs Network – Christopher M. Kise has been appointed to Florida Governor-elect Charlie Crist’s transition team as Transition Deputy Executive Director.
At a news conference on Tuesday, November 8, Crist, along with Lieutenant Governor-Elect Jeff Kottkamp, announced the senior management structure of his transition team, including Kise, who who will among other things be responsible for the transition of legal affairs and the general counsel’s office. Crist and Kotthamp plan to announce additional team members in the next few weeks.
Kise joined Foley as chair of the Appellate Practice and a member of the White Collar Defense & Corporate Compliance Practice in July 2006 after serving as Florida’s Solicitor General for three years. He has argued three times before the United States Supreme Court and filed briefs in more than a dozen cases before the high court. In 2002, he served as the Executive Director of Attorney General-elect Crist’s Transition Team