Butler Snow attorneys Susanna M. Moldoveanu and Eric E. Hudson co-authored a chapter in Mass Torts in the United States, a book published by the American Bar Association. The chapter, titled “Management of Mass Torts by the Judiciary,” covers all aspects of mass torts, including multidistrict litigation, class actions, state-coordinated proceedings, pilot projects, and Rule 42 joinder or consolidation. The book aims to provide a useful guide that examines most phases of mass tort cases while appealing to attorneys of varying levels of experience in many different types of cases. More information about the book can be found here.
Moldoveanu focuses her practice on drug and medical device litigation, product liability law and appellate matters. She has handled a broad range of motions and appeals and has successfully defended clients in appeals in the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeals.
Moldoveanu has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® as One to Watch for Product Liability – Litigation. She is a member of the Defense Research Institute and serves as a Sustaining Member of the Products Liability Advisory Council. Moldoveanu obtained her J.D. from the University of Mississippi and clerked for Judge Southwick of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Hudson focuses his practice on litigation, including mass torts, drug and device, product liability, complex commercial litigation and trial practice, regularly defending cases involving pharmaceuticals, toxic torts, motor vehicles, and business torts. He has served as MDL lead and liaison counsel in national multi district litigation and is experienced in managing and coordinating nation-wide, complex litigation.
Hudson has held several leadership positions in the Federal Bar Association and American Bar Association Section of Litigation, including serving as the ABA Co-Chair of the Mass Torts Committee. He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell and his work has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® and Mid-South Super Lawyers®. Hudson obtained his J.D. from Vermont Law School.