Tim Hudson specializes in defending, preparing, and trying cases involving product liability, business litigation, and trade secrets. He has been recognized by numerous publications for his outstanding legal work, including D Magazine's "Best Lawyers in Dallas" and Texas Rising Stars.

Representative Experience

  • Serving as National Coordinating Counsel for a worldwide medical device manufacturer
  • Advises clients relating to FDA labeling, compliance, and regulatory issues
  • Experience handling matters involving various types of medical devices and pharmaceuticals
  • Conducted depositions of plaintiffs, plaintiffs’ experts; argued discovery, dispositive and other pre-trial motions; defended corporate employees for deposition and trial
  • Served on MDL discovery and expert work up teams
  • Secured defense verdict in product liability trial for medical device manufacturer in Missouri state court (case settled following appeal)
  • Secured defense verdict in product liability trial for medical device manufacturer in U.S. District Court, Florida
  • Secured defense verdict in product liability trial for medical device manufacturer in U.S. District Court, Arkansas
  • Served as co-trial counsel for medical device manufacturer in Florida state court trial, securing favorable settlement before closing arguments

  • Representing a global security and aerospace company in a case involving claims of fraud and violations of federal regulations
  • Secured dismissal of hospital in lawsuit alleging claims of defamation and tortious interference with contract
  • Secured favorable settlement for legal research provider in case involving claims of breach of contract and fraud
  • Secured dismissal of all claims against private educational system in Illinois state court against claims approaching $10 million
  • Successfully represented national telecommunications company in a lawsuit involving claims for business disparagement, breach of contract, and fraudulent inducement to contract
  • Successfully represented national bank against claims of breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, negligence, and breach of contract in state court
  • Secured defense verdict at trial for commercial shopping center tenant in state court against breach of contract claims
  • Obtained temporary restraining order on behalf of a national transportation company causing competitor to cease contacts with certain customers

  • Chair - State Bar of Texas Trade Secrets Committee
  • Representing oil and gas exploration company in trade secrets lawsuit relating to methods and formulas for identifying profitable acreage
  • Represented thermal processing company in claims for trade secret theft against a former employee
  • Represented medical device manufacturer in federal court lawsuit involving claims of theft of trade secrets
  • Defended national jewelry retailer in state court litigation involving claims for misappropriation of trade secrets
  • Defended a nutritional supplement company in Florida state court litigation involving claims of misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract
  • Defended a national gas manufacturer in state court litigation involving claims for injunctive relief, misappropriation of trade secrets, violations of Texas Theft Liability Act, and breach of contract
  • Defeated efforts by an opposing party in a trade secret and non-competition case to enjoin our client from competing
  • Assisted in the defense of a leading wireless handset manufacturer and telecommunications infrastructure-equipment company in a patent infringement lawsuit relating to cellular transmission protocols in the Eastern District of Texas; obtained jury verdict of non-infringement and invalidity of all asserted patent claims


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • St. Mary's University, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Texas
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • Charter Member, Texas Intellectual Property Law Foundation
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Pro Bono College-State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, DAYL Foundation
  • St. Mary’s University Alumni Association
  • St. Mary’s University Athletics Booster Club
  • St. Thomas More Society
Honors & Awards
  • Best Mentor - Texas Lawyer Professional Excellence Award, 2019
  • Top 100 Texas Up-and-Coming Attorneys, Texas Rising Stars, 2018
  • Texas Rising Stars, Business Litigation, 2013-2018
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, Tort Product & Medical Liability Litigation: Defense, D Magazine, 2016
  • Under 40 Hot List, Benchmark: Litigation, The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys, 2016-2018