Timothy A. Hudson is a partner whose practice is focused on complex business litigation and class action lawsuits across a variety of industries, including marketing and advertising, healthcare and retail.
Tim has extensive experience in state and federal litigation at the trial and appellate levels. He has tried cases and has represented clients in class actions, copyright infringement actions, breach of contract actions, fraud and other business torts, employment disputes, defamation actions, and state consumer fraud and deceptive business practice actions. His practice has focused on cutting edge class action defense in a wide range of claims, including lawsuits alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Credit Repair Organizations Act (CROA), the Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA) and state consumer protection statutes. Tim regularly counsels corporate clients and individuals on regulatory and compliance issues, including creative strategies to avoid litigation and resolve disputes.
Tim received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and his undergraduate degree in from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Tim has been recognized as one of the "40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch" from a field of over 1,250 nominees. In addition, Tim was named an Illinois "Rising Star" in commercial litigation by SuperLawyers® Magazine and has been named an Illinois Super Lawyer annually since 2015.
Tim frequently speaks at professional and industry events addressing class action defense and federal civil practice and procedure. He also serves as a faculty member for the Practicing Law Institute's continuing legal education seminars.
The following are representative matters Tim has litigated: