Steve Hudson is Chair of the firm's Litigation Department. Mr. Hudson concentrates his practice in the areas of securities, franchise, and complex commercial litigation. His securities litigation experience includes participation in the defense of class actions in New York, Kentucky, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Alabama.
He has extensive experience with internal corporate investigations and representing special committees of publicly traded companies, including representing a special committees of a Workers Compensation insurance carrier in investigating potential claims against a former CEO, representing a bankruptcy examiner in identifying and evaluating potential claims against third parties arising out a failed LBO, and representing a special committee in deciding whether to terminate a consulting contract between a corporation and its retired founder.
During law school, Mr. Hudson received six American Jurisprudence Awards and was ranked second in a class of 244.
Mr. Hudson was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® in 2016 and the three years immediately preceding for Commercial Litigation, Banking and Finance Litigation, and Securities Litigation Law. He was recognized in 2016 and the three years immediately preceding as a Georgia "Super Lawyer" in the area of Business Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine. Mr. Hudson was named to Georgia Trend's 2015 "Legal Elite" list for General Practice/Trial Law. Mr. Hudson is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*
*CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.
Professional & Community Activities
State Bar of Georgia, Member
State Bar of South Carolina, Member
South Carolina Law Review, Associate Editor-in-Chief