Pam Bondi

Attorney General Pam Bondi is a fourth-generation Floridian. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Florida and her Juris Doctor in Stetson Law School. In 2010, she ran for Attorney General, becoming the 37th and first female Attorney General in Florida’s history.

After completing her second term as Florida Attorney General, Pam joined Ballard Partners in Washington DC and served as Special Adviser to President Trump – the Office of White House Council. While on special assignment at the White House, she was a member of the President of the United States’ defense team during Impeachment Proceedings in the United States Senate. Pam has since returned to Ballard Partners’ Washington, D.C. office where she chairs the firm’s corporate regulatory practice, and has joined Panza Maurer Law Firm, handling litigation, corporate and regulatory issues.

While Attorney General she worked for tough legislation to close pill mills, ban synthetic drugs, combat human trafficking, curtail Medicare fraud, and address harmful mortgage servicing and foreclosure practices. She worked with the White House on the First Step Act designed to help formerly incarcerated inmates reenter society safely and giving them the ability to succeed.

Pam worked as a prosecutor in Tampa, Florida for 18 years where she tried countless jury trials, including first degree murder cases.


2019 Stetson University College of Law’s Highest Honor – The Ben C. Willard Award for Humanitarian Achievement 
2018 Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association Furtherance of Justice Award 
2018 Drug Free America Lifetime Achievement Award 
2017 Gold Shield Foundation Phil McNiff Lifetime of Service Award 
2017 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Award for Excellence in Fighting Fraud, Waste, and Abuse 
2017 Florida Sheriffs Association Friend of the Sheriff Award 
2017 Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida Distinguished Alumni Award 
2016 Selah Freedom Champion Defender Award for Fighting Sex Trafficking 
2015 Statesman of the Year – Republican Party of Palm Beach County 
2015 Florida Board of Medicine Chairman’s Recognition Award 
2015 Bay Area Chiefs of Police Public Officer of the Year 
2015 The Humane Society’s Humane Law Enforcement Award 
2014 Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association Furtherance of Justice Award 
2014 Hillsborough County Medical Association Frederick A. Reddy, M.D., Memorial Award 2013 Florida Bar Board of Governors President’s Award of Merit 
2014 Monique Burr Foundation Champion of Child Safety Award 
2013 Miami Dade County League of Cities “Crime Fighters” Award 
2013 Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida Champion of Independent Education in Florida 
2013 Taxpayer Advocate of the Year 2012 National Association of Attorneys General President’s Award 
2012 Florida Board of Medicine Chairman’s Recognition Award 
2012 Delta Delta Delta Women of Achievement 
2012 Bealls Public Servant of the Year 
2011 Stetson University College of Law Distinguished Alumna Award 
2011 National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators Leadership Award 
2011 Independent Colleges & Universities of Florida’s Distinguished Alumni Award 


President’s Committee on Prison Reform 
President’s Commission on Combatting Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis Chair, Florida Statewide Council on Human Trafficking Florida Constitutional Revision Commission 
Co-chair of the Substance Abuse Committee for the National Association of Attorneys General 
University of Florida Alumni Board 
Special Olympics Florida Board of Directors 
Enterprise Florida Board of Directors 
Chairman of Republican Attorneys General Association (2015 – 2016) 
Chairman of Neonatal Abstinence Task Force (2015) 
Board of Trustees for the Kennedy Center (2020)


2016 Tampa FBI Women’s History Month 
2015 Florida Council on the Social Status of Black Men & Boys Recognition for Commitment and Dedication 
2013 University of Florida Blue Key Honor Society Honorary Member 
2013 University of Florida Levin College of Law: Honorary Law 
2013 Stetson University College of Law Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws 
2012 Florida Police Chiefs Association Recognition for Reducing Prescription Drug Abuse