The OBI Law Firm, PLLC

We specialize in helping a variety of clients, including individuals, entrepreneurs, small and midsize businesses and in-house corporate legal departments, achieve their strategic business and legal objectives
in an efficient and effective manner.
Principal Office Address

The OBI Law Firm, PLLC
1910 Pacific Avenue, Suite 11700
Dallas, TX 75201

  • SMALL BUSINESS LEGAL SERVICES

    You have enough to keep you up at night without worrying about legal issues. With OBI Law, you can stop worrying about legal issues and focus on what you care about most—your business.

  • CORPORATE LEGAL SERVICES

    Rising legal fees. Increasing regulations. Expanding volumes of data. Corporate legal departments are facing an ever-increasing workload. Learn more about OBI Law’s outsourcing options now.

  • PUBLIC FINANCE

    OBI Law is proud to support our community vis-à-vis our Public Finance Group. We have significant experience representing clients in a variety of public finance matters.

  • COMMUNITY
    ADVOCATE

    As a certified minority-owned business, OBI Law is especially dedicated to representing those who have historically been underrepresented. Let OBI Law help you find the legal resources you need today.

Emmanuel U. Obi, Esq., Managing Partner


Professional Overview

Before founding The OBI Law Firm, PLLC, in 2015, Emmanuel Obi (affectionately “OBI”) practiced corporate and financial law for some of the finest law firms in Dallas, including a couple of powerhouses:

  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (Dallas)

    “ OBI is a talented attorney with a true passion for his work and his clients. I am confident we will be hearing great things about his new practice going forward. ”

    Glenn D. West Managing Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (Dallas)
  • Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

    “ We appreciate OBI's contribution to our Public Finance Team and wish him the best in his new ventures. With his outstanding credentials and the opening of his own boutique practice, we look forward to the opportunity to work together on future projects. ”

    Robert D. Dransfield U.S. Head of Finance, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

OBI has a wealth of experience ranging from serving individuals, small businesses and startups in a variety of matters, to handling highly complex transactions for Fortune 500 companies, private equity funds, and other large firms. He has also published numerous articles and white papers on corporate and public finance law. When not engaged in representing his clients zealously in his core practice areas, Mr. Obi enjoys serving as a community legal advocate on a host of issues.

Education

OBI graduated magna cum laude with a Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law, where he was awarded the prestigious Order of the Coif and graduated in the top 2% of his law school class. Prior to that, he earned his B.B.A. in finance from SMU’s Cox School of Business, cum laude.

Honors

  • Texas Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine (2015)
  • Dallas Business Journal's 40 Under 40 (2015)
  • J.L. Turner Legal Association’s President’s Award (2013)
  • Outstanding Young Dallasite Award from the Dallas Junior Chamber of Commerce (2010)