Christian M. Hudson

Enterprise Risk & Crisis Management


Clients seek Christian Hudson's counsel in reputation risk and media crisis management given his unique dual perspective of traditional law practice and media strategy. Media companies and journalists leverage Christian's industry knowledge gained from spending about half his career producing at a national news network before leaving journalism to practice law as a capital markets attorney. Today, he combines his corporate and finance law experience with over a decade of experience as an Emmy-award-winning senior news producer to counsel clients at the intersection of law, finance, media and politics.


Reputation Risk & Media Crisis Management for Litigation, Investigations and Government Affairs


  • Individuals and businesses in highly sensitive matters involving the intersection of law, finance, media and politics.
  • A manufacturer subject to a Congressional investigation and media scrutiny.
  • A renewable energy manufacturer in a trade dispute which was subject to Congressional and media attention.
  • A medical company facing legal and media questions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • A manufacturer facing legal and media questions regarding an environmental issue which leveraged media coverage for legal purposes.


  • PRSA Silver Anvil Award of Excellence 2012, Crisis Communications, The Campaign to Free James Foley.
  • Emmy Award - Outstanding Live Coverage of a Breaking News Story - Long Form "America Votes 2006."
  • Peabody Award - CNN's 2005 coverage of Hurricane Katrina.
  • Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award - CNN's 2004/2005 coverage of the Tsunami Disaster in South Asia.


  • University of California, Los Angeles, BA, Political Science and History
  • Georgetown University Law Center, JD


  • District of Columbia


  • US Supreme Court

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, American Bar Association