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Jamie Fugitt

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Jamie Fugitt represents entrepreneurs, investors, and startups. He helps form businesses, helps with private investment and other financing, helps with acquisitions and other exits, and helps with company operations. His practice includes investment transactions, mergers and acquisitions, securities compliance, technology agreements, trademarks and other intellectual property, contracts, corporate governance, internet and software, and other business matters.

Jamie also helps filmmakers, musicians, and other creatives form businesses, protect their work, and navigate financing, production, distribution, and other entertainment agreements.

Honors

Arkansas 250: Arkansas’ Most Influential Leaders, Arkansas Business Publishing Group, 2019, 2020

The Best Lawyers in America, a Thomson Reuters Service, 2020-2021 (Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Corporate Law)

Mid-South Super Lawyers, Rising Star, a Thomson Reuters Service, 2014-2021 (Business/Corporate)

Education

Mr. Fugitt received his law degree from Harvard Law School. While attending law school, he participated in Harvard’s Program on Negotiation, served as article editor for the Harvard Environmental Law Review, and worked for the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts.

Jamie graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in cultural anthropology. He received the J. William Fulbright Honors College Fellowship and studied at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

Professional/Community Activities 

Jamie is active in the entrepreneur, startup, and investor communities in Arkansas. He has served as a mentor, advisor, or similar role for Innovate Arkansas (Little Rock), Startup Junkie (NWA), the Conductor (Conway), the HealthTech Arkansas accelerator (Little Rock), the FUEL accelerator (NWA), the 10X accelerator (Conway), the Delta IFund accelerator (Little Rock), the Innovation HUB (North Little Rock), the HubX-Life Sciences accelerator (Little Rock), the UCA Health Sciences Bootcamp (Conway), the ARK Challenge accelerator (NWA and Little Rock), and was the Arkansas contact for the Cleantech Open, the world's largest cleantech accelerator. Jamie serves on the board of directors for the Arkansas Fellowship, a nonprofit focused on developing the next generation of Arkansas entrepreneurs and business leaders. In the past he served as a member of the board of directors for the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub and the Arkansas Motion Picture Institute.

He has organized events, published articles, and given recent talks on startup law, startup fundraising, contracts, and intellectual property.

He lives in Little Rock with his wife and three children.