Jasmine M. Tobias

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Jasmine M. Tobias is a Dallas litigation attorney who focuses on complex commercial, labor and employment, and hospitality litigation matters. Ms. Tobias is experienced in defending breach of contract, wrongful termination, and antitrust claims, as well as enforcing non-disclosure, non-compete, and non-solicitation agreements. She represents national and international companies in federal and state courts.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Tobias represented clients in securities, shareholder derivative, and franchise litigation matters. She also assisted clients with internal and government investigations, federal and state Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) claims and environmental regulatory matters. Additionally, Ms. Tobias gained valuable trial experience as a volunteer prosecutor for the city of Arlington, Texas, where she obtained guilty verdicts in all of her jury trials.

While in law school, Ms. Tobias served as an articles editor for the SMU International Law Review. She also served as regional conference chair of the Rocky Mountain Black Law Student Association (RMBLSA), and president of the SMU Black Law Student Association. She was also a student member of the William "Mac" Taylor American Inn of Court.

Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Tobias clerked for the Honorable Sam A. Lindsay of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

In the community, Ms. Tobias is active in a number of  professional, civic and alumni organizations.


  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • St. Edward's University, M.L.A.
  • Southern Methodist University, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Texas
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • Black Alumni of SMU Board, Chair-Elect 2019-2020; Board Member, 2011-2012, 2018-Present
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL), Judiciary Committee, Co-Chair, 2018-Present
  • DAYL, Foundation Life Fellow, 2018-Present
  • J.L. Turner Legal Association (JLTLA)
  • Attorneys Serving the Community (ASC), Sustaining Member
  • Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court, Associate Member, 2017-2018
  • Southern Methodist University (SMU) Young Alumni Board, 2012-2014
  • SMU Class of 2006 Reunion Committee, 2011 and 2016
  • Junior League of Dallas, 2013-Present
  • Genesis Young Leaders (GYL)


Speaking Engagements