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Scott names general counsel, installs DOT staff ahead of naming secretary

Gov. Rick Scott today announced that Charles Trippe will be his in-house general counsel. Trippe, right, was most recently a partner of the Jacksonville law firm Moseley, Prichard, Parrish, Knight & Jones. Trippe was also general counsel for CSX and a Columbia Law School graduate.

Scott also named Francis Gibbs as chief of staff and Jerry Curington as general counsel at Department of Transportation. A secretary of DOT is expected to be named soon.