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Clark Hudson, President-Elect and Benjamin Howard Elected to 2016 Board of Directors of ASCDC

San Diego, California – April, 2016Clark R. Hudson of Neil, Dymott, Frank, McFall, Trexler, McCabe & Hudson APLC has been selected as the 2016 President-Elect of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (ASCDC), the nation's preeminent regional defense organization. Additionally, Shareholder Benjamin J. Howard has been elected to the San Diego County Board of Directors of ASCDC for 2016.  Mr. Hudson and Mr. Howard were officially inducted into their new positions at the ASCDC annual meeting on February 25, 2016, in Los Angeles, CA.

Mr. Hudson and Mr. Howard will continue leadership in this prestigious group of distinguished defense attorneys throughout Southern California. Mr. Hudson has served on various committees for ASCDC since 2003 and became a member of the Board of Directors in 2011. He has also been a past speaker and presenter at the annual meetings in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara.  Mr. Howard has also been a past speaker and presenter at annual meetings for ASCDC.

Both Mr. Hudson and Mr. Howard are former board members and Past Presidents for the San Diego Defense Lawyers. Mr. Hudson is the Past Section Chair for Trial Tactics for the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC), and is currently working as a Vice-Chair for the Planning and Organization Committee. In 2009, he received the John Alan Appleman Award for his work as a FDCC Section Chair. He holds the rank of Advocate in the American Board of Trial Advocates. In 2010, Mr. Hudson was inducted into the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers.

Since 2009, Mr. Hudson has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers of America® in Medical Malpractice Law, and in 2013 was named the “Top Medical Malpractice Defense Lawyer” for Best Lawyers of America®. Mr. Hudson was also named “Defense Attorney of the Year” (2012) by the San Diego Defense Lawyers.

Mr. Howard has been awarded the "Distinguished Young Attorney Award" by the San Diego Defense Lawyers Association for his professionalism and dedication to excellence.   In 2015, Mr. Howard was selected at one of San Diego’s Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine for Professional Liability Defense. Rising Stars recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state.


About Association of Southern California Defense Counsel

The Association of Southern California Defense Counsel is the nation's preeminent regional defense organization and provides an array of professional networking, specialized continuing education and communication services, as well as being home to an active Amicus Committee, which regularly files briefs in appellate matters of interest to members and the clients they represent. For more information visit: www.ascdc.org

About Neil Dymott

Neil, Dymott, Frank, McFall, Trexler, McCabe & Hudson APLC was founded in San Diego in 1964 and is a multi-service law firm with offices in San Diego, Palm Desert and Temecula, California.  The firm represents clients in a wide range of industries and specialty areas, including business transactions, employment law, civil litigation, pharmaceutical and medical products manufacturers, transportation, intellectual property, insurance, medical, accounting and other professional practices. For more information about Neil Dymott please visit our website at www.neildymott.com.

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