Christian Hudson is a litigation associate in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of Gibson Dunn's White Collar Defense and Investigations, Electronic Discovery and Information Law, Media, Entertainment and Technology, and Privacy, Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection Groups. In addition, Mr. Hudson serves on Gibson Dunn's Diversity Committee.
Mr. Hudson's practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, electronic discovery, internal and regulatory investigations, and complex commercial litigation. He has represented corporate and individual clients in the financial services, technology, and insurance industries, as well as government offices and authorities. Mr. Hudson also regularly advises clients on information governance and cost-effective electronic discovery collection and review.
Mr. Hudson has particular expertise in the collection, review, and production of electronic evidence in high-stakes, high-profile matters. He has successfully coordinated and managed teams of dozens of attorneys and forensic experts in order to respond to multiple demands for documents and/or subpoenas from a variety of civil trial opponents and government agencies. He is also conversant in the latest technological advances in electronic discovery, and how they can be used to lower the costs of the discovery process.
Mr. Hudson proudly maintains an active pro bono practice. In each of 2014 and 2015, the New York Legal Aid Society awarded him its outstanding service award for his work on behalf of disabled New Yorkers challenging the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. He has also represented LGBT pro bono clients in successful asylum and name-change applications. Additionally, he serves as Chairman of the Board of Governors for The Yale Broadcasting Company, the not-for-profit student and community radio station.
Mr. Hudson earned his Juris Doctor from the New York University School of Law, where he was elected to the Order of Barristers and received the Norman Ostrow Moot Court Award. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree with distinction in Political Science from Yale University in 2007.
Mr. Hudson is admitted to practice in the State of New York and before the United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York and the Eastern District of Texas.