Carlos G. Muñiz

Senior Vice President, State Government Relations

+1 904 798 2680

BIO
Carlos is senior vice president in the National & Multistate Strategies group of McGuireWoods Consulting LLC and a partner with McGuireWoods LLP. He provides senior level insight and advocacy for clients in their interaction with state attorneys general throughout the country and with the executive and legislative branches of Florida state government.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Carlos served for three years as the deputy attorney general and chief of staff to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi. In that capacity he was responsible for managing the 400-lawyer agency and overseeing all functions, including enforcement and litigation, legislative affairs, and communications.

Carlos has worked with state attorneys general throughout the country and possesses substantial experience in multistate enforcement actions, consumer protection issues, government investigations, and disputes between the states and the federal government. Carlos has experience in matters involving a myriad of industries, including financial services, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and education.

In addition to his service in the office of Florida’s attorney general, Carlos has held positions of significant responsibility throughout Florida state government. He served as deputy general counsel in the Office of Governor Jeb Bush; as a deputy chief of staff and counsel in the Office of the Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives; and as general counsel of the Florida Department of Financial Services.

Following his graduation from law school, Carlos served as a law clerk to Judge José A. Cabranes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and to Judge Thomas A. Flannery of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
EXPERIENCE

Represented a Florida public university in a government investigation and civil litigation over Title IX compliance issues.

Represented the Florida governor in litigation over Sunshine Law compliance.

Represents an educational institution in an attorney general multistate investigation of the institution’s marketing practices. 

As Florida's deputy attorney general, worked on the historic National Mortgage Settlement; the multistate challenge to the Affordable Care Act; litigation over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill; Medicaid fraud matters; and consumer protection cases involving myriad industries.

Worked with attorneys general and their staffs throughout the country, including on multistate enforcement actions.

Oversaw the Florida attorney general's office participation in amicus briefs filed before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Over the course of a career in Florida state government and in private practice, briefed constitutional cases in state and federal appellate courts.

ADMISSIONS

Florida

SERVICE AREAS

Executive and Legislative Affairs