With nearly 20 years of experience, Tim Hudson is a trial lawyer who provides tailored counsel and representation for clients in matters involving product liability and mass torts in multidistrict litigation (MDL), as well as commercial litigation and trade secrets. Tim currently serves as national coordinating counsel and trial counsel for one of the nation’s largest medical device manufacturers.
Tim has successfully tried cases to verdict in multiple states across the country, and he also advises clients in relation to FDA labeling, compliance, and regulatory issues. He is well-regarded by his clients, due to his honed and sought-after skills in defending, preparing, and trying cases, including taking plaintiff and expert depositions, and arguing discovery, dispositive and other pretrial motions.
In addition to counseling some of the nation’s largest medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers on product liability claims, Tim regularly presents and writes on matters relating to trade secret law in Texas. His trade secret experience involves representing clients in numerous industries in temporary restraining order (TRO) and temporary injunction proceedings. He also guides those facing issues relating to misappropriation of trade secrets, and represents clients in related bet-the-company litigation and disputes involving departing employees.
For his work, Tim has been recognized by numerous publications for his outstanding legal work, including D Magazine's "Best Lawyers in Dallas" and Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars.
Professional and Community Involvement
Chair, State Bar of Texas Trade Secrets Committee
Charter member, Texas Intellectual Property Law Foundation
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Federal Bar Association
Member, Pro Bono College-State Bar of Texas
Member, Dallas Bar Association
Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL)
Member, International Association of Defense Counsel
Member, Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Member, DRI The Voice of the Defense Bar
Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
Fellow, DAYL Foundation
Member, St. Mary's University Alumni Association
Member, St. Mary's University Athletics Booster Club
Member, St. Thomas More Society
Kenneth H. Inskeep Mentoring Award, 2023
Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, Business Litigation, 2013-2018; Super Lawyers, Business Litigation, 2022-2023
Texas Lawyer Professional Excellence Award, Best Mentor, 2019
D Magazine, Best Lawyers in Dallas, Tort Product & Medical Liability Litigation: Defense, 2016
Benchmark: Litigation, The Definitive Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys, Under 40 Hot List, 2016-2018