Rusty Wells

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Rusty Wells
Occupation Pensacola City Attorney

William Davis "Rusty" Wells is the current City Attorney for the City of Pensacola.


He is a 1962 graduate of Pensacola High School. Wells also graduated from the University of Florida in 1965 and obtained his law degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., in 1969.


Wells became the City Attorney in July 2008, after serving as an Assistant City Attorney for the previous 23 years. Prior to joining the City Attorney's Office, Wells operated a private practice in Pensacola for 5 years, and previously served for 10 years as Assistant General Counsel to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in New York City.

Preceded by:
John Fleming
Pensacola City Attorney
2008 – present