Kristen E. Hudson
EducationJohn Marshall Law School,
magna cum laude,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
Selected Among Illinois Rising Stars by SuperLawyers (2008 to 2013)
Adjunct Professor at DePaul University College of Law
Board Member, Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
Schopf & Weiss LLP Pro Bono Committee Chair
Cases Publications Seminars
Patrick J. Linsner v. Exelon Corporation and Exelon Energy Delivery Co., LLC
Circuit Case No. 05 L 12107 affirmed in the Appellate Court of Illinois, First Judicial District, on 3/28/12
The Appellate Court affirmed summary judgment in favor of Exelon and dismissed Plaintiff's claims.
Fisher v. Vizioncore
No. 09C6853, 2010 WL 4932612 (N.D. Ill. Nov. 30, 2010) affirmed by No. 10-3985 (7th Cir. July 20, 2011)
Successfully obtained summary judgment in favor of company under Americans with Disabilities Act.
Duthie v. Matria Healthcare, Inc.
535 F. Supp. 2d 909 (N.D. Ill. 2008), affirmed by 540 F. 3d 533 (7th Cir. 2008)
Successfully obtained injunction preventing company from naming former officers of company as defendants in their personal capacity in a AAA Arbitration.
Matria Healthcare v. Duthie
584 F. Supp. 2d 1078 (N.D. Ill 2008)
Successfully argued that non-parties to an arbitration could not be compelled to participate in discovery without their consent under Federal Arbitration Act.
Duthie v. Car Solutions Medical, Inc.
No. 3048–VCN, 2008 WL 4173850 (Del. Ch. Sept. 10, 2008)
Won advancement of litigation expenses under corporation’s certificate of incorporation on behalf of former officers for defensive action and affirmative claims against the corporation.