Jamie Fugitt represents entrepreneurs, investors, and technology startups. He helps to organize and form businesses, helps with private investment and other financing transactions, and helps with company operations. His practice also includes mergers and acquisitions, securities compliance, intellectual property, contracts, corporate governance, internet and software matters, and other general business transactions. Jamie also represents traditional small and large businesses in the same practice areas.
In addition, Jamie represents filmmakers and other creative professionals, where he helps them to form their businesses and navigate financing, production, distribution, and other entertainment law agreements.
Mid-South Super Lawyers, Rising Star, a Thomson Reuters Service, 2014-2015 (Business/Corporate)
Mr. Fugitt received his Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, where he served as article editor for the Harvard Environmental Law Review. While attending law school, he participated in Harvard’s Program on Negotiation and served as an intern for the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts.
Jamie graduated summa cum laude from the University of Arkansas in 2006 with a B.A. in cultural anthropology. He received the J. William Fulbright Honors College Fellowship and studied at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge.
Jamie is active in the entrepreneur, startup, and film communities in Arkansas. He serves as the chairman of the board of directors for the Arkansas Fellowship, a nonprofit focused on developing the next generation of Arkansas entrepreneurs and business leaders, and as a member of the board of directors for the Arkansas Motion Picture Institute. In the past he served as a mentor for HubX and multiple ARK Challenges, technology-focused startup accelerators in central and northwest Arkansas; as a member of the board of directors of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub; and as the Arkansas contact and mentor for the Cleantech Open, the world’s largest cleantech accelerator.
He has organized events and given recent talks on startup law and finance, business law, contracts, and intellectual property for creative professionals.
He lives in Little Rock with his wife and three children.