Jamie Fugitt represents entrepreneurs, investors, and technology startups. He helps to organize and form businesses, helps with private investment and other financing methods, and helps with company operations. His practice includes investment transactions, mergers and acquisitions, securities compliance, trademarks and other intellectual property, contracts, corporate governance, internet and software matters, and other 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 form their businesses and navigate financing, production, distribution, and other entertainment law agreements.
Arkansas 250: Arkansas’ Most Influential Leaders, Arkansas Business Publishing Group, 2019, 2020
The Best Lawyers in America, a Thomson Reuters Service, 2020 (Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Corporate Law)
Mid-South Super Lawyers, Rising Star, a Thomson Reuters Service, 2014-2020 (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 has served as a mentor or similar roles 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 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.