Mr. Donald W. Hudspeth, Esq.

Mr. Donald W. Hudspeth, Esq.: Attorney with The Law Offices of Donald W. Hudspeth, P.C. AV stamp icon


Donald W. Hudspeth brings practical, legal and academic experience to the practice of business law and business consulting. Donald held a stock broker license by the age of twenty-one and became a business owner by the time he was twenty-three. Mr. Hudspeth is a former owner of multiple businesses and investment real estate both in Kansas and Arizona. Before attending law school, Mr. Hudspeth served as Chief Financial Officer for a furniture manufacturing company in Phoenix. Mr. Hudspeth has taught business law at Arizona State University as a Barrett Honors College Professor. Donald W. Hudspeth was admitted to practice law in the state of Arizona in 1988. He practiced corporate law representing financial institutions such as the Bank of Hawaii and ultimately founded The Law Offices of Donald W. Hudspeth, P.C. in January 1993 focusing on the legal and practical needs of business owners like himself. With more than 25 years experience in business and law, Mr. Hudspeth has conducted classes and seminars for Phoenix College, Maricopa Community Colleges, Maricopa County Small Business Development Center, the Arizona Small Business Association, and attended Harvard Law School Public Instruction for Attorneys. Donald wrote the book "Inside the Firm" a copy of which is in Langdell Hall, the Harvard Law School Library. Mr. Hudspeth also founded and conducted two radio series, LawTalk on the financial news network and Law on the Edge with KPHX in Phoenix. Combining that background with his current experience as a business law attorney, and as a businessman himself, Mr. Hudspeth is dedicated to serving the interests of small business owners and can relate to the challenges and legal issues that face businesses.

The Law Offices of Donald W. Hudspeth, P.C. has maintained a position as one of the leading Business Law Firms in Arizona and has now developed an active multistate and international business and commercial law practice, in particular helping businesses expand to and from Arizona. With more than 25 years experience in business and law and as a former Professor of Business Law and Ethics, Attorney Donald Hudspeth understands business from the "inside-out" not the "outside-in." English/EspaƱol/ Mandarin. Honors: Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society; Research Assistant in Graduate School, 1969-1970. Teaching Assistant to Graduate School Fellowship, 1970-1972. Adjunct Instructor of Law, American Institute, Phoenix, Arizona, 1989; Professor Barret Honors College at ASU 2004-2008. Author: "Inside the Firm: The Inside Story On Choosing and Using a Lawyer, Accents Publishing", c1997 (entire book available). Author: "Getting Past Thompson v. Harris - A New Standard of Constructive Eviction in Arizona?" Arizona Attorney, Feb., 1995 (entire article available). Author: "Minding Your Own Small Business", 2010 (entire book available). Former Professor of Business Law, Arizona State University, West Campus, 2002-2007. Attended Program of Instruction for Lawyers, Harvard Law School, 1999. Substitute Legal Counselor for Students, Glendale Community College, 1989. Volunteer Lawyer of Month, Maricopa County Bar Association, June, 1990.

Areas of Practice (68)

  • Antitrust and Trade Regulation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Law
  • Small Business Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Communications Law
  • Construction Law
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Debtor and Creditor
  • Eminent Domain
  • Entertainment Law
  • Government
  • Government Contracts
  • Health Care
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • International Trade
  • Internet Law
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Media Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Technology and Science
  • White Collar Crime
  • International Commercial Contracts
  • Asset Protection
  • Business Organization
  • International Contracts
  • Starting a Business
  • Key Employment Agreements
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Non-Circumvention Agreement
  • Right of Privacy
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Interstate Business Attorneys
  • Multistate Business Attorneys
  • Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
  • Security Agencies
  • Class Action
  • Franchises and Franchising
  • Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  • Premises Liability
  • Torts
  • Trade Secrets
  • Trademarks
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Wills and Probate
  • Civil Litigation
  • Administrative Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Securities
  • Advertising Law
  • Logistics
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Nurses Licensing
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Nursing Home Regulation
  • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
  • Health Insurance Coverage

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602-899-7307  Phone
602-265-7997  Phone
602-265-6099  Fax
University Attended:
Fort Hays State College; Harvard Law School, Program of Instruction for Lawyers, Summer, 1999; Oxford University, Smithsonian Journeys, Classes at Merton College, Summer, 2018; Wichita State University, B.A., cum laude, 1970
Law School Attended:
Arizona State University, J.D., 1988
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1988, Arizona and U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
Maricopa County and American (Member, Ms and Banking Law and Volunteer Lawyers Program) Bar Associations; State Bar of Arizona (Member, Committee on Creditor/Debtor Rights).
English and Spanish and Mandarin
Hobbies & interests:
Working with Clients/Coworkers, Reading, Writing, Speaking, Traveling and Theater
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Other - Diner's Club

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