OKLAHOMA CITY – Crowe & Dunlevy recently announced the addition of Clifford Hudson as of counsel in the firm’s Oklahoma City office where he serves as a member of the Corporate & Securities Practice Group.
Hudson’s nearly four decades of legal and business experience, most immediately serving as chairman of the board and CEO of Sonic Corp., provides firm clients with an array of business advisory counsel involving corporate governance, board consulting, business transactions and franchising operations, among other corporate matters.
Hudson also served as chairman of the board of directors of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation. He is a former trustee of the Ford Foundation in New York and is a past chairman of the board of trustees of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Hudson is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center where he served as an editor of the International Law Journal, a publication of the Association of Student International Law Societies, and was a member of the legal honor society Phi Delta Phi. He has been awarded with the Georgetown Alumni Association’s highest honor—the John Carroll Award. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma and has been the recipient of many honors from the University, including the University’s Regents Award and an honorary doctoral degree in humane letters.