Evan Hudson-Plush joined the firm in 2008 and became a partner in January 2015. He is a member of the Firm’s Management Committee.
Mr. Hudson-Plush represents unions and employees in all aspects of labor and employment law, including in litigation in federal and state courts, before the NLRB, and in arbitration hearings. He provides unions with legal and strategic advice on organizing drives, corporate campaigns, and internal union affairs, and currently specializes in the representation of unions in the entertainment industry and those covered by the Railway Labor Act.
Mr. Hudson-Plush also leads the Firm’s wage and hour practice, where he represents employees in individual and class action lawsuits seeking to recover unpaid minimum and overtime wages. He similarly represents employees in negotiations and litigation with employers concerning employment contracts, severance packages and a wide variety of other employment matters.
Prior to joining Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP, Mr. Hudson-Plush was a law clerk for Magistrate Judge Frank Maas of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Mr. Hudson-Plush graduated first in his class and summa cum laude from Cardozo School of Law in 2007, where he served as Executive Editor of the Cardozo Law Review. He is a senior editor for The Railway Labor Act treatise and in 2007 received the ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor & Employment Law. Mr. Hudson-Plush was named as a Rising Star for Employment and Labor Law and Employment Litigation on the New York Metro 2014-2018 Annual List of Super Lawyers magazine and was named as a Super Lawyer for 2020
He received a bachelor’s degree with High Distinction from the University of Michigan in 2001.