Glover Law works with startup, emerging, and established companies on the pressing legal and regulatory issues that accompany growth. The firm advises regulated entities on matters such as entering the Florida market, initial license and permit applications, regulatory compliance, and state enforcement actions. The team works frequently with members of the hospitality industry on issues relating to state licenses, alcoholic beverage sales, and potential franchise agreements.
Tony Glover is an attorney and regulatory consultant with years of experience appearing before state agencies in Tallahassee. Tony previously served as a senior official at the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, the agency charged with regulating a wide swath of businesses and professions. He led the Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering, which regulates casinos and gambling in the state. As Deputy Director of the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco, he was intimately involved with the state’s oversight of alcoholic beverage retailers, manufacturers, and distributors. Earlier in his career, he worked in the Governor’s Office, as an in-house lobbyist, and as a litigator at a large Tampa-based firm.
Glover writes and comments frequently on regulatory matters, with pieces appearing in the Miami Herald, the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Magazine, and the firm’s frequently updated blog. He has been quoted by FloridaPolitics.com, the Tampa Bay Times, the Sun-Sentinel, the Tallahassee Democrat, First Coast News, and more. Tony also co-hosts REGULATED, the first podcast focused on the cannabis, alcoholic beverage, and gaming industries.