She said Thursday that mail-in and provisional ballots were being counted as quickly as possible but that her office had been slowed by their volume.
The Scott campaign lashed out at the suit.
Scott's campaign announced Friday that the National Republican Senatorial Committee has retained the Gibson Dunn law firm on behalf of the campaign.
On Thursday, Scott and Senate Republicans filed a lawsuit demanding the recount be halted.
Similar action has been taken in other states with signature match laws, most notably Georgia.
President Trump himself has gone after Snipes, telling reporters Friday, "She has had a frightful history ... and all of a sudden they're finding votes out of nowhere". The Florida race may be headed for a recount and both parties were girding for legal challenges.
President Donald Trump weighed in late Thursday with a tweet, alleging "another big corruption scandal" involving election fraud in Broward County. Bill Nelson is, according to the Florida secretary of state's website, is slightly more than 15,000, or a margin of 0.18 percentage points, which is within the 0.25 percentage point threshold for a hand recount.
Scott says "unethical liberals" are trying to steal the election.
Nonetheless, Scott has openly suggested the officials were attempting to fraudulently win the election for Nelson.
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However, the Associated Press is reporting that Mr DeSantis has won the election.
In Georgia, the Protect Democracy nonprofit filed a lawsuit this week seeking to keep Secretary of State Brian Kemp from being involved in counting votes in his run for governor as a Republican against Democratic opponent Stacey Abrams. Bucher also has a 12 p.m. Saturday deadline to submit unofficial midterm election results.
"This results in a complete lack of uniformity", Elias said.
He said that local election supervisor Brenda Snipes, a Democrat, has a "horrible history" and is "finding votes out of nowhere". The ruling is in favor of Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican who is running for the U.S. Senate seat against incumbent Sen.
According to The Washington Post, Elias is the attorney representing the Bill Nelson campaign, who trails behind Gov. Rick Scott in the Senate race by just over 15,000 votes, as of November 8.
Since Tuesday's election, "it has become clear there are many more uncounted ballots than was originally reported", Gillum spokeswoman Johanna Cervone said in a statement, amid reports that unknown numbers of ballots had yet to be counted in Democrat-leaning Broward County. In a call with reporters on Friday, Elias jokingly thanked Scott for the free publicity. "What is unusual is to undervote the top of the ticket", Elias said, via RollCall.
Scott's thin lead over Nelson has narrowed during the vote-counting in the days since he declared victory Tuesday night.
President Trump is also weighing in on the increasingly tight race, tweeting on Thursday morning, "You mean they are just now finding votes in Florida and Georgia - but the Election was on Tuesday?" In the governor's race, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, a Democrat, trailed former Republican congressman Ron DeSantis by more than 36,000 votes, or 0.45 percent.
On Friday, Scott led by 0.21 percentage point, low enough to require a hand recount under state law.