B.A. with Distinction, Political Science, Yale University (2007)
SUBSTANTIVE PRACTICE AREAS
Consumer Protection Law
Electronic Discovery and Information Law
Media, Entertainment, and Technology Law
New York State
S. District Court, S.D.N.Y.
S. District Court, E.D.N.Y.
S. District Court, N.D.N.Y.
S. District Court, W.D.N.Y.
S. District Court, E.D. Tex.
CHRISTIAN HUDSON joined Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca’s Brooklyn Office in 2018. He specializes in antitrust and consumer protection law, with a particular focus on pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Mr. Hudson is particularly experienced in electronic discovery and information law, and managed electronic discovery for matters that received heightened national and international press coverage.
Prior to joining CGL, Mr. Hudson represented state and federal government offices and agencies, Fortune 500 companies, and High Net Worth Individuals, while also developing a strong pro bono practice assisting major public universities, theatrical organizations, LGBT individuals, and asylum applicants.
Some of Mr. Hudson’s past and current work includes:
Leading the firm’s efforts in a major consumer protection case alleging that a large pharmaceutical company’s HIV antiviral drugs cause catastrophic damage to users’ kidneys and/or bones, including kidney disease, bone necrosis, and other ailments. The company developed an identically-effective drug that did not have these side effects at the same time, but pushed its more damaging drug to the market in order to maximize profits at the expense of the health of many marginalized people.
Leading the firm’s efforts in a major consumer protection case alleging that a large pharmaceutical company’s intrauterine device caused heavy damage to users’ uteruses, up to and including requiring a full hysterectomy. The company failed to care for the design and materials used in the device, leading to it breaking inside the womb during removal attempts.
Representing independent pharmacies and hospitals alleging that pharmaceutical corporations conspired to fix the prices of over two hundred generic drugs (often tripling or quadrupling the pre-collusion prices). The firm’s investigation uncovered evidence that major drug distributors joined this industry-wide scheme to increase prices and limit competition to keep prices elevated.
Representing commercial food preparer purchasers in a lawsuit alleging the existence of a price-fixing conspiracy to artificially inflate prices for packaged tuna products.
Winning a settlement for a pro bono client whose stay at a New York City hotel led to an egregious flesh wound requiring months of rehabilitative care.
Representing the Office of the Governor of New Jersey in response to the “Bridgegate” allegations concerning the realignment of traffic lanes on the George Washington Bridge. Mr. Hudson assisted in investigating allegations and led the team responsible for the processing, review, and production of millions of pages of documents in response to multiple subpoenas and legal actions. (Prior firm)
Representing a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators and Representatives as amicus curiae before the U.S. Supreme Court in M.B.Z. v. Clinton (132 S. Ct. 1421 (2012)). (Prior firm)
Working with the Legal Aid Society, pro bono, to secure funding for Disaster-Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program applicants affected by Superstorm Sandy. (Prior firm)
Working with Immigration Equality, pro bono, to successfully gain asylum for LGBT individuals from around the world, including Russia and El Salvador. (Prior firm)
Mr. Hudson is a member of The Sedona Conference and LeGaL, the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York. He has been recognized by the Legal Aid Society, twice over, for his pro bono work.
Mr. Hudson currently sits as a Governor of the Yale Broadcasting Company, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to providing outstanding student and community radio broadcasting to the New Haven, CT, and Yale University communities. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Hudson was the Voice of the Trenton Devils, which was at the time the New Jersey Devils’ “AA” minor league hockey affiliate.
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