Debra Hill

FisherBroyles, LLP

Contact Details

FisherBroyles, LLP
Phone: (904) 612-3780


Ms. Hill began her legal career representing a national franchisor in 1991. Twenty-five years later, Ms. Hill continues to concentrate her practice on brand expansion through franchising, dealerships and distributorships, and, trademark and brand protections. Her clients operate in a wide range of industries, including food & beverage, manufacturing, recycling, construction, marketing, personal services and transportation industries.

•Her experience in franchising is comprehensive. She represents clients in FDD & document preparation, state registrations, dealership arrangements, co-branding, franchise compliance, real estate negotiations, acquisitions, vendor agreements, franchise advertising compliance, and franchise litigation monitoring.
•Hill represents clients in trade protection matters including trademark registration, non-competition agreements, NDAs, trade secret protection, unfair competition law and proprietary product protection.
•Hill acts as General Counsel for small to midsize clients.


•Forum on Franchising – Membership Committee Member
•Florida Bar Journal – Editorial Board Member
•Jacksonville Bar Franchise Committee – Former Chair
•Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce – Former Trustee
•Named Top Franchise Attorney in Jacksonville, 904 Magazine – 2010 to present
•Named Top Business Attorney in Jacksonville, 904 Magazine – 2011 to present
•Martindale Hubbell AV Rating of Preeminent – 5 out of 5
•AVVO rating 10

Community Service:

•Duval Audubon Society – Board Member & Director
•Friends of Jacksonville Animals – Foster Volunteer