T. Hudson Cross

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Hudson is an attorney at Taft and focuses his practice on various aspects of commercial litigation.

Prior to joining Taft, Hudson gained extensive legal experience through various judicial and legal externships. Most recently, Cross worked as a judicial extern for the Hon. Andrew Rodovich, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, and as a legal extern in the Illinois Office of the State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor.

Hudson earned his J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law and his B.S. in Kinesiology from Indiana University – Bloomington. While in law school, Hudson served on the Editorial Board of the UIC John Marshall Law Review as a Student Publications Editor and also worked as a judicial extern to the Hon. Mary Seminara-Schostok, Illinois Appellate Court for the 2nd District.


  • CALI Award: Estates and Trusts (2021)

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  • University of Illinois Chicago School of Law (2022)

    summa cum laude

  • Indiana University Bloomington (2018)

    B.S. – Kinesiology – Sports Management and Marketing


  • State - Illinois

Speeches and Publications

  •  “Petitions for Rehearing in the Seventh Circuit,” Vol. 31, The Circuit Rider, May 2023, co-author with J. Timothy Eaton and Elizabeth Babbitt.