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Augusta Attorney
David E. Hudson, Esq.

Phone: 706.955.4820


Languages: English

David practices in the area of general civil litigation with an emphasis on business and commercial disputes, media law and construction law. He has been a trial lawyer since 1974, and has represented clients at the trial court level in Georgia, South Carolina, Texas, and New York. He has also argued numerous appeals in the appellate courts of Georgia, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits, and a case before the Supreme Court of the United States.


  • Mercer University, 1968, A.B., History and Political Science Honors: Summa Cum Laude, Student Government President, Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award winner
  • Harvard Law School, 1971, J.D. Honors: Cum Laude

Professional Experience

  • Captain in the United States Army (1972-1974)
  • Senior Instructor, Law Department, United States Military Police School at Fort Gordon, Georgia
  • Clerkship with the Honorable Griffin B. Bell, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (1971-1972)

Professional Associations

  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Augusta Bar Association
  • Georgia Board of Bar Examiners, Appointed Member by Supreme Court of Georgia (1994-1998), Past Chair (1998)
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, Chairman Emeritus for the Lawyers Advisory Committee, Past Chair Civil Justice Reform Committee (1992-1994)

Civic Associations

  • Mercer University Trustee, Former Board and Executive Committee Chairman
  • Morris Museum of Art Trustee
  • National Science Center Foundation Trustee
  • Richard B. Russell Foundation Trustee
  • Walter F. George Foundation Trustee

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America® - Bet the Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation: Construction; First Amendment Law and Personal Injury Litigation: Defendants
  • Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism Benham Award (2009)
  • Georgia Super Lawyers - Business Litigation (2004-2013); Top 100 Georgia Super Lawyers (2005-2007)
  • Georgia Trend’s – 100 Most Influential Georgians (2006)
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated


  • State Bar of Georgia
  • David is admitted to practice before the District Courts of Georgia and the Second, Fifth and Eleventh Circuit U.S. Courts of Circuit of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.


  • “Duty and Friendship: Judge John Sammons Bell and Judge Anthony A. Alaimo.” Georgia Bar Journal. Vol 15, No. 6. 2010.
  • “Judge Griffin B. Bell – A Great American, “,Americus Time Recorder,” January 8, 2009


David is a frequent lecturer to media and legal groups across the State of Georgia.

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Practice Areas

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution, Mediation and Arbitration
  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Disputes, Commercial and Securities Litigation
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Class Actions and Multi District Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Copyright
  • Creditor Law and Collections
  • Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace
  • Employment Litigation
  • Health Care
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Media Litigation
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Probate Administration
  • Products Liability, Personal Injury and Torts

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Hull Barrett, PC

Sun Trust Bank Building
801 Broad Street, Seventh Floor
Augusta, GA 30901
United States

Law Firm Contact: George R. Hall / William H. Tucker

Tel: 706.955.4820

Fax: 706.722.9779


Member Since: 2010

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