Mallory Neumann is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP. She is a member of the firm’s Government Solutions Practice. Mallory joined the firm in 2017 when she served as a summer associate in the Tallahassee office.
Mallory’s practice is focused on assisting clients with federal, state, and local government administrative law matters. She assists clients in various industries, including technology, professional services, health care, and disaster recovery, with government procurement, regulatory compliance, rule challenges, disciplinary proceedings, public records, administrative litigation, and appellate litigation. She also has experience in cannabis regulation, land use, and zoning matters.
Government Procurement Law
Mallory represents clients seeking to do business with and currently contracting with state and local government entities. She assists clients throughout the entirety of the government procurement process, including identifying opportunities, responding to solicitations, defending or challenging award decisions at the administrative, civil litigation, and appellate levels, and compliance issues under existing contracts. She also assists clients with navigating public records and open government matters, and organizational conflicts of interest issues relating to government procurements.
Prior to joining Foley, Mallory was a member of Class XIII of the prestigious Florida Gubernatorial Fellowship Program. As a Fellow, she worked with the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services where she assisted with Florida’s pilot program to implement the Federal Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule. In addition, she assisted in drafting food safety regulations for medical marijuana treatment centers pertaining to edibles. She also served as a Fellow at UCLA Law School’s Resnick Program for Food Law & Policy where she was a contributing member to the Farm Bill Law Enterprise, which provided recommendations for improving the federal farm bill.
Mallory earned her law degree with honors from Florida State University College of Law (J.D., 2018), where she was an article and notes editor for the Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law, a research assistant providing support for law review articles and books in the areas of environmental, health, and food law to Professor Erin Ryan, served on the Executive Board for the national Food Law Student Network, and served on the Executive Board for the highly decorated FSU Moot Court Team. While on the Moot Court Team, Mallory presented oral argument to the Supreme Court of Florida and was awarded the Best Oral Advocate distinction, presented to her by former Chief Justice Jorge Labarga. She also competed in the Robert Orseck Memorial Competition hosted by the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division where she was able to present oral argument to the Supreme Court of Florida for a second time and again received a Best Oral Advocate award. She received her bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition with a minor in Mass Communications from the University of Florida (B.S., 2014), where she was a Dazzler and an Ambassador for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.