SOURCE: Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

September 19, 2005 10:30 ET

Sheppard Mullin Adds Corporate Partner Scott Hudson

Latest Addition to Expanding New York Office Grows East Coast Transactional Practice

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 19, 2005 -- Scott N. Hudson has joined the New York office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the Corporate practice group. Hudson was most recently with Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker in New York, where he was an integral part of that firm's Global Telecommunications and Media practice group.

Hudson's practice focus is mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, equity investments and general corporate matters. He represents clients in matters across a broad array of industries, including software and consumer marketing and has extensive experience in telecommunications, cable television and media.

"We're very pleased to welcome Scott to the firm and to the New York office," said James J. McGuire, managing partner of the firm's New York office. "Firmwide Sheppard Mullin has a strong transactional practice and Scott is a valuable addition to the Corporate practice group and will be an integral part of its continuing growth and expansion in New York."

Commented Hudson, "I am excited about joining Sheppard Mullin and look forward to building strong relationships with the firm's practices and clients. The firm has a top-notch Corporate group and a blue chip media and entertainment client base. I am looking forward to expanding Sheppard Mullin's presence on the East Coast."

Hudson has represented clients in multiple corporate acquisitions and financing transactions including cable television and communication towers companies in acquisitions and equity investments, a U.S. television broadcaster in connection with the negotiation of a joint venture with a Mexican joint venture partner, a publicly traded telecommunications company in software acquisitions and an international telecommunications company in its privatization.

Hudson earned his law degree from Stanford Law School in 1994 and his undergraduate degree from the Hampton University in 1990.

About Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP is a full service AmLaw 100 firm with 435 attorneys in nine offices located throughout California and in New York and Washington, D.C. The firm's California offices are located in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Century City, Orange County, Del Mar Heights and San Diego. Sheppard Mullin provides legal expertise and counsel to U.S. and international clients in a wide range of practice areas, including Antitrust, Corporate and Securities; Entertainment and Media; Finance and Bankruptcy; Government Contracts; Intellectual Property; Labor and Employment; Litigation; Real Estate/Land Use; Tax, Employee Benefits, Trusts and Estate Planning; and White Collar Defense. The firm was founded in 1927. For more information, please visit

Contact Information


    Scott Hudson
    (212) 332-3809

    Ralph Richardson
    (213) 617-5542