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J.D., University of Toledo College of Law, 2009

  • Trial Advocacy Program, 2007 to 2009
  • National Order of Barristers, 2009

B.A., Wilmington College, BA, 2003

Bar Admissions

  • State of Ohio, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2010
  • State of Indiana, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2013
  • State of Michigan, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2015
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David's practice is focused on civil defense litigation, including trucking and transportation claims, real estate title litigation, professional liability claims, employment law claims, directors and officers liability, and securities litigation. David has experience in defending complex tort litigation, class action disputes and catastrophic injury claims. He handles litigated claims for clients in state and federal courts in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan. Since 2014, David has been recognized as one of Ohio's Rising Stars by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine with respect to his litigation practice.

David graduated from Wilmington College with a degree in criminal justice and a minor in accounting.  He also played four years of college basketball.  Prior to becoming a lawyer, David worked as a special investigator for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, conducting national security background investigations in the Washington D.C. area.  In 2006, David returned to Ohio and attended the University of Toledo Law School, where he earned his Juris Doctorate degree in 2009.  In his free time, David enjoys spending time on his family's farm.

Honors & Recognitions

Selected as "Who's Who in Area Law" 2016-2017 by Toledo Business Journal

Recognized as a Rising Star by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine 

David R. Hudson

Professional Memberships & Community Affiliations

Toledo Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association

Indiana State Bar Association

Michigan State Bar Association

Ohio Farm Bureau

Energy Mineral Law Foundation (EMLF), Member

Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA)


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