Gregg T. Nunziata

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Gregg Nunziata (@greggnunziata) is Partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, where he advises clients on matters at the intersection of law, business, public policy and strategic communications. He counsels businesses—including those involved in high-profile litigation and company-defining transactions—on how they may potentially be affected by shifts in public policy, and guides clients on legislative issues and in response to government inquiries.

Gregg served as general counsel and a senior domestic policy advisor to Sen. Marco Rubio, including during the senator’s presidential and re-election campaigns. In addition, he provided ethics and compliance guidance to the senator and his staff.

Gregg previously held senior Republican counsel positions on Capitol Hill. There he handled a range of domestic policy issues, with a focus on matters related to legal policy, such as immigration, healthcare and intellectual property. One of his responsibilities was advising Senate Republicans during the passage of the America Invents Act.

A former chief nominations counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Gregg played a key strategic role in the confirmation proceedings for scores of federal judges and executive branch appointees, including Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Samuel Alito and Attorney General Michael Mukasey.

Gregg also served as the founder of a public policy tech startup and as senior director of a healthcare consulting firm. Earlier in his career, Gregg worked at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, where he was special assistant to future U.S. Secretary of Labor, then Assistant Attorney General, R. Alexander Acosta. Gregg was previously a litigator at an international law firm, where his clients included companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and tobacco industries. He also served as a judicial clerk in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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