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J. Timothy Hobbs

Tim Hobbs is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and in Washington. He is not currently admitted in Tennessee.

Tim is a litigator and strategic legal advisor. Judges have praised him for “sterling quality” oral arguments and “excellent” legal writing. Clients trust him with their most complex issues.

Tim has litigated and won a wide range of cases before federal and state courts and other tribunals across the country. He is a member of the firm's top-ranked environmental litigation practice, and frequently litigates cases involving fisheries, natural resources, and other environmental issues. A leading trade publication called a recent case he won a “stunning victory for the commercial fishing industry.” Tim has also litigated matters before the Department of Commerce, Department of Transportation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and various state agencies. He has successfully litigated antitrust and other complex business disputes and regularly advises clients on application of antitrust and competition laws.  He serves as antitrust counsel to several trade associations. 

In addition to litigation, Tim frequently helps clients develop novel regulatory and legislative initiatives to solve complex problems with creative solutions.

Before entering the legal profession, Tim worked for several years in the field of fisheries conservation. He was appointed as a technical advisor to the U.S. delegation to the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), appointed to federal advisory panels on fisheries, and testified before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Fisheries.

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