Robert A. Hudson Esq.

Butzel Long
Hudson, Robert A.

Robert A. Hudson is a Shareholder based in Butzel Long’s Detroit office and serves as Chair of the firm’s Corporate Department. Mr. Hudson represents domestic and foreign public and private companies and high-technology companies in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, e-commerce and general business matters. He has extensive experience in securities matters including numerous public and private equity and debt offerings, venture capital finance, compliance, reporting requirements, going private transactions, investment management, the organization of hedge funds and corporate governance matters.

Mr. Hudson regularly assists foreign-based companies in connection with U.S. and cross-border transactions, joint ventures, distribution and sale arrangements and trade matters. His industry expertise includes manufacturing, high-technology including software, Internet and computer services, financial services, automotive and real estate investment trusts.

He served as general counsel for a NASDAQ listed company during its adoption of the corporate governance provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and under listing requirements and handled a wide variety of the company’s general corporate and regulatory issues. He has also appeared before the United States Supreme Court, the Securities and Exchange Commission and numerous other courts and agencies. He is a trained mediator and arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and FINRA and for private disputes.

Mr. Hudson is the co-editor of the Michigan Business Formbook published by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education. He was also a contributing author to A Practical Guide to E-Business Law (ICLE). He frequently lectures on topics involving business and securities law issues.

He received his B.A. from Wayne State University and his J.D., cum laude, from Wayne State University Law School.

Mr. Hudsonis is a co-author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 60-2nd, Initial Public Offerings.