Amit Agarwal became Solicitor General of Florida on June 10, 2016. Before his appointment, he had served as the deputy chief of the Appellate Division for the United States attorney for the Southern District of Florida in Miami.
Agarwal, who had served as a law clerk for Brett Kavanaugh while he was a judge on United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from 2006 to 2007, strongly supported Kavanaugh's nomination to the United States Supreme Court in the media  and before the United States Senate.
- "Attorney General Pam Bondi appoints new solicitor general". Tampa Bay Times. 10 June 2016.
- Agarwal, Amit (13 July 2018). "I was Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh's law clerk -- Let me tell you about the man I know". Fox News.
- "Letter sent to The Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate" (PDF). Judiciary.senate.gov. Retrieved 14 June 2019.