Phillip M. Hudson III, P.A.


  • Phillip M. Hudson III, P.A.
  • Phone: +1 305 960 2273
    Fax: +1 305 397 2443

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    201 S. Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 3400
    Miami, FL 33131-4325

Phillip Hudson III, P.A. has more than 30 years of experience as a commercial litigator, concentrating in bankruptcy and insolvency matters. He represents a variety of organizations in federal and state bankruptcy and insolvency matters nationwide, including financially troubled companies, unsecured creditors, secured creditors, creditors’ committees and governmental agencies (e.g., Government Development Bank of Puerto Rico). Mr. Hudson has been involved in numerous and substantial out-of-court workouts and bankruptcy reorganization cases, handling high-profile matters including complex securitized lending transactions, industrial and government development bond restructuring and the reorganization of both public and private corporations. He also maintains a substantial complex litigation practice representing clients in federal and state courts throughout the country in diverse commercial matters, including ADA defense, shareholder disputes, fraud cases and general commercial disputes. Mr. Hudson has recently handled complex, first impression priority disputes involving mortgage lenders and community development districts and bonds in Florida.

In addition to Mr. Hudson’s heavy emphasis in the bankruptcy, insolvency and commercial arenas, he also has experience in the following industries: banking; consumer branded products and services (firearms); gaming; hospitality; technology, media and telecom (publishing); and transportation (aviation). Mr. Hudson represents fiduciaries of all types, including bankruptcy trustees, federal and state court receivers and assignees for the benefit of the creditors. He also maintains a substantial outside general counsel practice.

Mr. Hudson is a 1985 graduate of the University of Miami School of Law and a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy and Restructuring

  • Commercial Litigation

  • EB-5 Litigation

  • Real Estate Litigation

  • Aviation Litigation


  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States


  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1985
  • University of Maryland, B.A., 1982


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Partner, 2020-present
  • Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
    - Partner, 2004-2020
  • Garbett Stiphany
    - Of Counsel, 2001-2004
  • Gunster Yoakley
    - Partner, 1999-2001
  • Baker McKenzie
    - Attorney, 1997-1999

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association

  • Bankruptcy Bar Association

  • The Florida Bar
    - Business Law Section

Honors and Awards

  • Named to the "Top Lawyers List" by South Florida Legal Guide, 2013, 2016

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • HistoryMiami
    - Former Chair and Current Member, Board of Directors
  • Beacon Counsel
    - Board of Directors
    - Executive Committee
    - Aviation Committee
  • LaGorce Country Club, Miami Beach, Florida
    - Board of Governors
    - Chair, Membership Committee

Selected Publications