Tim Hobbs 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.
FisheriesMr. Hobbs has a wide-ranging fisheries practice in which he represents seafood harvesters, processors, trade associations, and environmental groups in litigation, regulatory and transactional matters. A leading trade publication called a recent case he won a “stunning victory for the commercial fishing industry.” Mr. Hobbs is frequently called upon to advise clients on various fisheries laws, treaties and regulations. He has assisted in the design, implementation and defense of novel regulatory programs to solve various problems facing the fishing industry. Before entering the legal profession, Mr. Hobbs 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.