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Mar 06, 2020

Kristen Hudson appointed to the Illinois Supreme Court's Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission Hearing Board

Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. is proud to announce that principal and general counsel Kristen Hudson was recently appointed to serve on the Hearing Board for the Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) of the Supreme Court of Illinois. Hudson’s term commenced March 1, 2020, and extends to February 28, 2021.

As a member of the ARDC Hearing Board, Hudson will promote the ARDC’s mission to protect the integrity of the legal profession, at the direction of the Supreme Court, through attorney registration, education, investigation, prosecution and remedial action.

Hudson is a commercial litigator and serves as co-general counsel for Chuhak & Tecson. She concentrates her practice litigating disputes for businesses and business people. She manages risk and complex commercial litigation in substantive areas including contract disputes, business torts, fraud, the protection of trade secrets and intellectual property rights. She is a sought-after trial lawyer known for effectively advancing her clients’ interests inside and outside the courtroom. She has extensive experience in state and federal courts and appellate courts nationwide and has handled disputes a variety in arbitral forums. Hudson also advises clients on commercial insurance policies including directors and officers liability, professional liability, employment practices liability, general commercial liability, cyber policies and first-party policies.

The commitment Hudson brings to her clients is matched by her dedication to serving the community, mentoring young lawyers and championing diversity and inclusion in the workplace. She’s received many awards and recognitions such as Super Lawyers Magazine’s 2020 Top 50 Women Lawyers and Top 100 Illinois Lawyers, the American Bar Association’s 2019 100 Women Who Inspire Us, Crain’s Chicago’s 2019 Notable Gen X Leader, Crain’s Chicago’s 2018 Notable Woman Lawyers, the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law’s 2018 Inspiration Award, Super Lawyers Magazine’s 2017 Top 50 Women Lawyers, the Chicago Bar Association Alliance for Woman’s 2016 Alta May Hulett Award and the 2014 40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch by Law Bulletin.