Dee Hobbs focuses his practice in the areas of corporate law, real estate, taxation, contract law and contract negotiations, estate planning and probate, health care law, construction and intellectual property law. Mr. Hobbs advises individuals, families, corporations, limited liability entities and estates with tax and business planning issues and in various contract negotiations and has guided them through and closed various transactions. In respect to corporate finance, he has experience with various private debt and equity transactions. He also has substantial experience with structuring estates. His experience in intellectual property matters comes from his representation of film and television production companies and technology companies with licensing, copyright and trademark issues and with complex contract negotiations. His health care experience includes Certificate-of-Need work, negotiating physician employment agreements and joint venture arrangements among physician practice groups and other healthcare providers.
He began his career working at Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Bekowitz PC as an associate attorney in Birmingham, Ala. At Baker Donelson, Dee worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions, Health Care and Real Estate practice groups. After four years with Baker Donelson, he moved back to his hometown of Oxford, Miss., where he founded DH Sports Management LLC as an NFL certified contract advisor for three years. During this time, he also practiced law at Harris Shelton’s Oxford office as an associate attorney, where he is now a partner.
Mr. Hobbs has served on the board of directors for the Ole Miss Alumni Association and the Phoenix Club of Birmingham, which benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Central Alabama. Dee is a member of the Rotary Club of Oxford, volunteers with an Oxford food pantry and he previously coached inner-city league and church league youth basketball. He is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association’s Volunteer Lawyer Pro Bono Program, and has been on the Pro Bono Honor Roll for the Alabama Bar Association for several years. Periodically, Mr. Hobbs serves as an adjunct instructor at The University of Mississippi School of Business teaching Business Law. He enjoys fishing, golf and traveling.
-Alabama Bar Association, member-Lafayette County Bar Association, member-Mid-South Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2009-2013-Mississippi Bar Association, member, including Business Law, Tax Law, Real Estate Law, Health Care Law and Intellectual Property Law Sections-Tri-County Young Lawyers Association, member
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University of Georgia, J.D., cum laude, 2001Finalist in the J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition , 2000Best Brief Award in the Tallmadge Moot Court Competition , 2000The University of Mississippi, Masters of Taxation, 1998The University of Mississippi, B.A. in accountancy, 1997
Mississippi, 2005 Alabama, 2001
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