Steve 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® for Commercial Litigation, Banking and Finance Litigation, and Securities Litigation Law in 2013, 2014 and 2015. He was also recognized in 2013 and 2014 as a Georgia "Super Lawyer" in the area of Business Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine. 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

Education

  • University of South Carolina, J.D. (1984)
    Order of the Coif
  • Bob Jones University
    cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia (1985)
  • South Carolina (1984)

Clerkships

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit — Robert F. Chapman

Who We Are

Suite 2800, 1100 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA, 30309-4528
USA
t +1 404.815.6356
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Stephen E. Hudson

Experience Highlights

In re Vesta Insurance Group
Represented the creditors' committee and now plan trustee for Vesta Insurance Group Inc. in connection with its liquidation. The firm assisted with more
Litigation for outdoor advertising company
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of an outdoor advertising company in litigation brought by a shareholder who had sold his business to the more
Business litigation for financial advisor
Represented a registered financial adviser and its principals in a lawsuit filed in Georgia state court by a dissatisfied advisee who claimed that more
Trademark infringement case for health care related company
Represented a health care related company in litigation with a former marketing and sales consultant, who was also a minority shareholder. The more