Lender Processing Services, Inc. has appointed Joe Jacquot as senior vice president of Government Affairs.

Jacquot formally served as Deputy Attorney General of Florida and Chief of Staff for Attorney General Bill McCollum until 2011 from 2007.

In his new role with LPS, Jacquot will provide leadership and strategic oversight of LPS' legislative, political, advocacy and other public affairs activities.  Jacquot will be responsible for analyzing and responding to pending legislation and regulation affecting LPS; identifying legal, policy and operational issues for LPS; and building effective relationships with internal and external partners, including government officials and industry professional associations.

Prior to his work as deputy attorney general for Florida, Jacquot served as the deputy chief counsel for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, where he helped manage priorities of the committee and built consensus within Congress to move legislation, working closely with the executive branch and industry groups. 

He also managed the Supreme Court confirmations of Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito.  Prior to that position, Jacquot held several congressional positions including chief counsel of the U.S. Senate Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee. 

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