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05/08/2020

Kristen Hudson receives Salute! Women in Law honor from Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer

Chuhak & Tecson, P.C. is proud to announce that the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer have named Kristen Hudson as one of its inaugural Salute! Women in Law Award honorees. The award ceremony will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 2 at the Ivy Room, 12 E. Ohio St. For more information and to register for the event, click here.

Hudson was chosen because of her work to advance other women in the profession, for her success in the field of law, and for being a shining example of leadership. She was one of 50 women selected for this prestigious distinction out of more than 500 nominees.

“I am honored to receive this award and to be named among this introductory class of such distinguished and talented women,” Hudson said.

In addition to inspiring up-and-coming women attorneys, Hudson also has devoted time to empowering women outside the legal industry through her involvement in initiatives such as Chuhak & Tecson’s Women Helping Women, a program which encourages its attendees to engage in networking while supporting not for profit organizations dedicated to helping women.

“Helping women further their careers is something I believe is really important, whether its inside or outside of the legal profession,” Hudson said.

“Kristen is a consummate professional and an outstanding role model for all attorneys,” said Stephen Wood, principal and leader of the firm’s Litigation practice group. “In addition to all that Kristen does to advance the interests of the firm and achieve her own career objectives, she is an ever-present resource and mentor to women attorneys starting off in their careers, providing them with the tools and networks they need to succeed.”

Hudson is a 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 in a variety of 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.

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