Practice Areas
Aggressive and Professional Litigators

Civil Rights & 42 USC 1983 Actions

Hudson, Potts & Bernstein has considerable expertise in defending governmental entities, private employers, and their respective officers, officials and employees against an increasing number and variety of civil rights claims. We have successfully defended elected and appointed governmental officials, law enforcement personnel, fire protection personnel, correctional staff, and numerous other public employees, in both state and federal court, against a variety of alleged civil rights violations. Our litigation experience includes claims alleging infringement of rights guaranteed under the First Amendment, the Equal Protection Clause, the Due Process Clause, as well as Eighth Amendment claims alleging police misconduct such as excessive force and false arrest.