Chanel J. Hudson, Pashman Stein Walder Hayden P.C. Photo


Chanel J. Hudson is an accomplished litigator with extensive experience in complex civil and criminal litigation. Prior to joining Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, Chanel worked as Senior Counsel with the New York City Law Department where she defended the City of New York and various New York City agencies against high value tort and other liability claims. In addition to her civil trial experience, she also worked at the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender for 12 years, where she was involved with complex criminal trials and handled family law matters related to Title 9 and Title 30.  During her tenure at the Office of the Public Defender, she argued successfully before both the New Jersey Appellate Division and New Jersey Supreme Court, resulting in a favorable published decision.

Chanel earned her Juris Doctorate from Syracuse University College of Law and received her Bachelor of Arts from Pennsylvania State University.

 In Chanel’s words:

"Working with clients in a collaborative manner to solve their complex legal matters is important to me and I am excited to be joining a phenomenal team of lawyers at Pashman Stein Walder Hayden who share my belief that client engagement is the key to successful litigation."


Representative Matters

Our firm is proud of the results it has achieved for clients, some of which are noted here.  Of course, each legal matter is unique on many levels, and past successes are not a guarantee of results in any other pending or future matters.

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Community & Professional

  • Former Member, New Jersey Supreme Court Attorney Ethics Committee, District XIII
  • ACLU- Lecturer (2010-2015)

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey


J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 2005

B.A., Pennsylvania State University, summa cum laude, 2002

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